Collectors Choice WYSIWYG item Maxima Clam, Tridacna maxima

Collectors Choice WYSIWYG item Maxima Clam, Tridacna maxima

In Tuamotu, Maxima Clams are the reef builders. Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia | Reef Builders

In Tuamotu, Maxima Clams are the reef builders. Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia | Reef Builders

Maxima Clams - Tridacna maxima - giant clams - usually don't grow larger than 20 cm so it is known as the small giant clam. To live, this bivalve has to sunbath! Symbiotic plants in its skin produce nutrients for their host and without these symbiots, the clam would die.

Maxima Clams - Tridacna maxima - giant clams - usually don't grow larger than 20 cm so it is known as the small giant clam. To live, this bivalve has to sunbath! Symbiotic plants in its skin produce nutrients for their host and without these symbiots, the clam would die.

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Natural Small Giant Clam Shell Maxima Clam Shell ClamShell Seashell Beach Decor Nautical Decor Wedding Vintage Home decor Vintage Home De #wedding

The Maxima Clam is also known as the Small Giant Clam and is one of the most widely recognized species of the giant clams. The beauty of its mantle with its rich variety of patterns and vivid colorations makes for a spectacular display in reef aquariums that are illuminated properly. Maxima Clams are known to live together in great congregations, and they can attain a maximum size of 12” in the wild.   Maxima Clam, Blue - Aquacultured:  'grown'  in the usa, cook islands

The Maxima Clam is also known as the Small Giant Clam and is one of the most widely recognized species of the giant clams. The beauty of its mantle with its rich variety of patterns and vivid colorations makes for a spectacular display in reef aquariums that are illuminated properly. Maxima Clams are known to live together in great congregations, and they can attain a maximum size of 12” in the wild. Maxima Clam, Blue - Aquacultured: 'grown' in the usa, cook islands

Rare Two-Faced Maxima Clam  (Very cool!) @DeborahPerham

Rare Two-Faced Maxima Clam (Very cool!) @DeborahPerham

Amazing 2010 edition Maxea and Maxima clams arrive at Sea Dwelling Creatures | Reef Builders

Amazing 2010 edition Maxea and Maxima clams arrive at Sea Dwelling Creatures | Reef Builders

Collectors Choice WYSIWYG item Maxima Clam, Tridacna maxima

Collectors Choice WYSIWYG item Maxima Clam, Tridacna maxima

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