Giant Clam (Tridacna gigas)

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Giant Clam

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Giant Clam

Tridacna gigas

2271 Litres (600 US G.)

35.6-50.8cm (14-20 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-100 years

Family

Tridacnidae

This animal is available captive bred




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Origin[edit]

Indo-Pacific reef slopes.

Sexing[edit]

Unknown

Tank compatibility[edit]

Position so it can receive enough light

Diet[edit]

Photosynthetic algae in tissues provide food. Can also do supplemental feeding.

Feeding regime[edit]

Daily.

Environment Specifics[edit]

Reef

Behaviour[edit]

Unknown

Identification[edit]

Mainly blue.

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