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Old 09/09/2018, 08:21 AM   #1
Wandering
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Long term survival of <1.25" Maxima Clams

What has been your experience with the very small Maxima clams? Budget friendly compared to larger sizes, but at what cost?

After seeing a sale at LiveAquaria, I am wondering what is the general long term survival rate of "baby" clams, and whether anyone here has grown one from under that size to a healthy ~3" specimen?

(I have two healthy clams already, but both were purchased at about 3" shell length)


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Old 09/23/2018, 10:21 PM   #2
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Following. I just got 4 gold maximas ORA aquacultured. Should be here tuesday.

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Old 09/24/2018, 08:49 PM   #3
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Long term success for under 2" is low.....3-5" way better


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Old 09/25/2018, 12:21 PM   #4
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Agree with Uncle 99, I've had better success with larger clams.


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Old 09/25/2018, 10:43 PM   #5
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Agree, 2.25" minimum is my take on buying any clams.


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Old 09/28/2018, 08:45 AM   #6
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