How do I feed maxima clams?

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    lights, they feed of photosynthesis
     
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    And good clean water. They are filter feeders. Make sure to keep your calcium level up around 450.
     
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    +1 to both of you. I usually add a lil bit of phytoplex when feeding. Not sure if it works but my clam puffs a few times like its taking it in.
     
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    thanks and cool can i see your tank?
     
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    Be sure that your lights are very strong. Clams need more light than most corals. If you have the right light for them, they are very easy to keep -- and maxima clams are a good choice; they are probably the easiest.
     
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    and the prettiest :mrgreen:
     
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    Really? I think the crocea clams are prettier. They come in all sorts of purples, blues and greens.
     
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    Phyto-Fest or DT's Phyto is the way to go.
     
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    Crocea Clams FTW
     
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    Well I like how you can still see the clams shell but you can see the lips too.
     
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