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    My Flame Scallop decided to roost somewhere where I can actually manage to take a picture of it! I sure hope it stays there, but I did tank maintenance today, so I will be surprised if its still there tomorrow morning.

    I've had it 14 months now.
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    My wife wants one of them. Have you found them difficult to keep?

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    Cool pic! Keep us posted.
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    thanks guys

    @smaug - they are supposed to be one of the most difficult creatures to keep. Most reefers don't believe they should be sold at all.

    Generally flames die from 9 months to a year in a tank, which is how long it takes for them to slowly starve to death.

    At 14 months, I have done well, but unless I can keep it for at least another 4 months, I won't really believe its still not just slowly starving, as it doesn't seem to be growing at all.
    No one really knows how long they can live in an aquarium. 2 yrs is the best I've heard of.

    What I've done to keep mine as long as I have :
    - feed every other day with microscopic foods (we're talking stuff thats measured in microns) both frozen and dried
    - let it go where it wants. Everyone wants them front and centre where they can be seen and appreciated, but they need to be protected by a shelf of rock, so this may mean you will never see the thing for months at a time.

    I pretty much constantly have a slight scuzz of algae happening in my tank, due to the constant feedings required for it.
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    Great job with the tank

    You know you are doing something right when you can keep a Flame Scallop for over a year
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