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First fully aquacultured Tridacna maxima clam for auction

By Leonard Ho - Posted Apr 07, 2014 01:11 PM
Australian coral and clam farmer Acro Al is auctioning off the first fully aquacultured Tridacna maxima. Tridacnas have been farmed in open-system raceways for some time, and they're now being captive bred in closed systems too!
First fully aquacultured Tridacna maxima clam for auction

Batch No. M1, Clam No. 001. Spawn Date: April 20, 2013

This is a seminal moment for our hobby.  Visit Acro Al's facebook post for your opportunity to own a living piece of history. Read our previous article about Acro Al's clam breeding program.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

Website: http://www.advancedaquarist.com.

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