Science Sheds Light on Squamosa x Crocea Clam Hybrids

Hybrid giant clams have been an enigma to the aquarists who seek to understand them in order to better provide for these treasured bivalves. Finally a new research experiment not only confirmed the authenticity of hybrid Tridacna clams – they’ve…

The Maxea Clam Hybrids of Australia’s Acro Al

It’s been ten years since we had the privilege of highlighting Maxea clams, the first documented, obvious specimens of hybrid Tridacna that the aquarium hobby was ever aware of. There was a wave of criticism and and healthy dose about the…

‘Controversial’ Giant Clam Hybrid Proven Possible by Aquaculture Researchers

Nine years ago when we introduced the hybrid Maxea Clams to the world there was a small uproar about the validity of these clams’ pedigree. Despite having wild and pretty evenly blended shell shape and mantle patterns, many skeptics decried…

SquamoCea – introducing the new Tridacna giant clam hybrid

The SquamoCea is a new hybrid┬áTridacna giant clam cross between T. squamosa and T. crocea. You may recall several years ago the Maxea clam hybrid between crocea and maxima clams made a big splash with amazing mantles and some really…