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Old 01/29/2008, 10:51 AM   #101
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here are some recent shots of my clams:

My fav Maxima:










and one that is no longer with me



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Old 01/29/2008, 01:06 PM   #102
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hey makoj,

fantastic clam pics. I want a teardrop now!!

Is that a maxima in the last pic?? doesn't quite have the ridges on the side of the clam similar to others? I can't quite tell. Absolutely beautiful!!

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Old 01/29/2008, 01:59 PM   #103
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yea it was sold to me as a tiger stripe maxima it was small about 3" total in length


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Old 01/29/2008, 07:28 PM   #104
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Wow makoJ those clams are awesome, thanks for adding them.


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Old 01/29/2008, 08:56 PM   #105
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All very nice.
Here is a few of mine.





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Old 01/29/2008, 10:50 PM   #106
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Here's more from my collection over the years.... most clams have gone to other homes~



















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Old 01/29/2008, 10:51 PM   #107
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Old 01/29/2008, 10:52 PM   #108
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great pics makoJ


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Old 01/29/2008, 10:54 PM   #109
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Old 01/29/2008, 11:01 PM   #110
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Those gold maxima's are off the hook!!! Thank you very much for shareing them with us.

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Old 01/29/2008, 11:05 PM   #111
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skinz, clear your PM box


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Old 01/29/2008, 11:12 PM   #112
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lol I only have 4 in the inbox, outbox is crammed though.


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Old 01/29/2008, 11:14 PM   #113
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clear the out box also. im trying to send you one but your full


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Old 01/29/2008, 11:15 PM   #114
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Old 01/29/2008, 11:38 PM   #115
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I'll take some more pics tomorrow, but here are a couple more clams from my collection of "calcium hogs":

12"+ gigas:


squamosa that keeps getting bluer the bigger it gets:


I'll shoot some new pics of my maxima's tomorrow. Great thread!!!


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Old 01/30/2008, 12:10 AM   #116
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Great thread! Awesome collection of photos.

Happy to report the two clams pictures attributed to me are of clams I still have, a couple years later. Interestingly enough, the crocea has changed quite a bit in appearance. It's lost most of its grey. I'll see if I can do a "then" and "now" sequence on it.

Here are some additional photos I can add to this thread:







.. And on the topic of clams in public aquariums ... these pictures are a couple years old now, but FWIW, these are some pics I got of a couple clams in Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX:




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Old 01/30/2008, 12:18 AM   #117
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wow that is an awesome pic of the shrimp in the clam


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Old 01/30/2008, 07:49 PM   #118
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Nice work, The clam you pictured of mine back on page one is now 13 years old. It is about 12" in length. It was about 3" when we got it. Oh also it is a squamosa kept majority of its life under pc lighting, them halide for awhile and now under T5's... Hope it is around another 13 years......


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Old 01/30/2008, 09:19 PM   #119
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Nice work, The clam you pictured of mine back on page one is now 13 years old. It is about 12" in length. It was about 3" when we got it. Oh also it is a squamosa kept majority of its life under pc lighting, them halide for awhile and now under T5's... Hope it is around another 13 years......
Nice, how big was it in the pic? Can you post some update pic's?


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Old 01/30/2008, 11:26 PM   #120
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I think mine one is pretty cool too

8 months ago when i 1st got it





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Old 01/31/2008, 02:51 AM   #121
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Best Collection of my “Nitrate filters” over the years

Till the day my Paracanthurus hepatus(Blue Tang) decided they are food...











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Old 01/31/2008, 08:24 AM   #122
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That would be one dead blue tang in my tank


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Old 01/31/2008, 05:14 PM   #123
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Ehem....the "hairy clam" attributed to me on the 2nd page is not mine but should be attributed to Dustin Dorton of ORA
Here is an older pic of some of my clams:

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Old 02/01/2008, 04:25 PM   #124
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by skinz78
Ok now compare the clam to the conch 10 months ago. Approx 5" growth in 10 months. And who says T5 lighting isn't good for clams? Yes it is the same clam!

Derasa Growth


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Old 02/01/2008, 05:57 PM   #125
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Heres a bad pic of my clams, I don't know what the one on the left is, but the one on the right was sold to me as a crocea.




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