Clam Mania setting up to satisfy your desire for Tridacna

Giant clams are awesome and there’s never been a better time to get into Tridacna. Clams are available from Cocos to cooks, from Vietnam to Tuamotu as well as many farm raised specimens. Every fish store and e-trailer has a…

Tridacna gigas: chronicle of the Waikiki Aquarium’s 30 year old giant clam

Tridacna gigas is the giant clam of this remarkable group of molluscs, and one of the fastest and largest growing clam species. One particular¬†Tridacna gigas clam has been living at the Waikiki Aquarium since bell bottoms were in style and…

Tridacna costata pics shows what makes this clam unique (From the Archives)

This story¬†about¬†Tridacna costata was originally published over three years ago. Almost nothing more has come to our attention regarding the little known Tridacna costata from the Red Sea, so here’s a refresher You know, when the first reports surfaced of…

Blue Squamosa clams appear in small batch at Renaissance Aquatics

Ah the Blue Squamosa Clam, the rarest color form of the widely available Tridacna squamosa is almost never seen, but a “big” batch of these rare gems is already in the United States. Any given year, we may see one,…

Showpiece blue Derasa clam headed to the Northeast

You can get blue croceas and blue maxima clams all day long but for some reason blue is the holy grail coloration of Tridacna maxima and Tridacna derasa clams. Blue Maxima clams are show-stopping dramatic looking clams but blue Derasa…

RalfP’s mature reef aquarium is a world class coral display

RalfP’s reef aquarium is totally dope on so many levels it’s hard to know where to begin describing it. Huge mature coral colonies are creatively positioned together with large giant clams and plenty of open space in between that it…

Jaw-dropping giant clams from Samoa appear at Extreme Corals DE

We’ve been covering new and sensational giant clams for years but a recent crop of farm raised clams from Samoa has definitely gotten our attention. The stunning, jaw-dropping clams appeared at the German Extreme Corals and they have some elements…

We haven’t seen an incredible blue teardrop maxima clam like this in a long time

Blue teardrop maxima clams used to be so common that Reefer Madness alone would serve up a couple each week. In the last few years the supply of blue teardop maxima clams has dried up to a trickle and this…

Batch of scaly Derasa clams spotted, what does it mean?

The smooth shell giant clam, Tridacna derasa, is readily identified by the smooth shells with a complete lack of scutes (outward projecting scales). Itty bitty Derasa clams are so smooth they look like litte finger nails. Right? Well apparently at…