Blue Squamosa Clam – A Mollusk With Wow Factor

by | Jun 7, 2018 | Eye Candy, Invertebrates | 0 comments

blue squamosa clam

Years ago when I first entered the hobby, I was mesmerized by a giant blue clam at a LFS. It was about 5 inches and I had never seen a blue clam with that type of pattern. I was told it was a Blue Squamosa clam, considered at the time to be the holy grail of clams. It was not for sale and even it if was I never would have been able to afford the price tag for such a rare gem. Nonetheless, I was hooked on clams and always kept a few in my tanks over the years, including a hard to find Blue Teardrop Maxima I acquired about eight years ago. Yes, this type of clam was also pricey at the time but it was MORE


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