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How to Set Up an Aquarium Chiller

Aquarium chillers are devices that reduce the temperature of the water in a fish tank. At first glance, an aquarium chiller may appear to be an odd accessory for a tropical aquarium. They are, after all, filled with tropical animals that are accustomed to tropical temperatures. While tropical fish need warm water, real problems can […]

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Marine Depot is Hiring!

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVECandidate will join the front line of our business and engage with customers on a daily basis. Primary duties involve problem-solving and providing accurate information to customers in a professional and friendly manner. Customer Service Representatives are responsible for providing accurate information about the specifications and proper use of the aquarium products available […]

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The Intrusive Butt Fish

The most easily recognized symbiotic relationship in the marine world include clownfish with anemones and Gobies with Pistol Shrimps. Both animals benefit from a partnership, both have roles to play. There are a few symbiotic relationships that are oddities. One of them is the Butt Fish. Encheliophis homei. Better known as the Silver Pearlfish, (although […]

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Biopellets – A Beginner’s Guide

Biopellets have been around in the reef aquarium hobby for the past 5 years or so. But a lot of mystery remains when it comes to figuring out what they do, how they do it and the best practices for using them.  In line with my “Reef it Simple” philosophy, I wanted to break down […]

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2 Days Left: Win Chemi-Pure Blue Filter Media!

We are giving away containers of Chemi-Pure Blue to 5 lucky hobbyists to celebrate the release of Boyd’s new all-in-one filter media! Chemi-Pure Blue contains a proprietary blend of premium, low-dust pelletized carbon and high capacity ion-exchange resins skillfully combined to create a superior filter media for marine and reef aquariums. Chemi-Pure Blue reduces organic […]

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Product Review: Innovative Marine Ghost Protein Skimmer (FullSize), Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of my Ghost Skimmer review. Miss Part 1? Read it here.The skimmer has been running for over a week now in a controlled testing environment so here is my progress! I’m testing this new skimmer in a 10 gallon tank without any livestock for a controlled environment. This is a simple barebones aquarium with just the Innovative Marine Ghost […]

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My DIY Hood for T5 & Radion LED Lighting

This is a follow-up to my post from last week, LED and T5 Hybrid: My Ultimate Lighting System. I received a lot of requests for more info on my DIY hood that houses 2 x EcoTech Gen 3 Radions and 4 x 55W ATI T5’s, so I thought I’d address those topics in today’s post. Many thanks to everyone […]

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Aquascape Eye Candy – 11 Examples for Inspiration

We all know by now that rock and (to a lesser extent) sand is the basis of filtration for any reef system. But for many of us, it’s not enough to just throw some stuff in to a tank. We’re addicted to the artform of aquascaping. I called on the folks over at Nano-Reef.com to […]

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Product Review: Innovative Marine Ghost Protein Skimmer (FullSize), Part 1

Innovative Marine Ghost Protein Skimmer – FullSize rated up to 120 gallons (Item #: 0I10452) This skimmer is now available for pre-order, reserve yours today! Expected to be in stock 5/19!Features Recirculating Design – Passively recirculates bubbles for maximum dwell time Drop-In Convenience – Preset to optimal water level and eliminates the need for extra accessories. Enlarged Air Silencer […]

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Chemi-Pure Blue Review: Blue is the New Black!

Most hobbyists are familiar with the Chemi-Pure Elite filter media sold in black jars—many of us use it in our reef tanks to keep aquarium water cleaner and clearer. It is extremely convenient and long-lasting compared to standard chemical filter media.Newly released from Boyd Enterprises is Chemi-Pure Blue. This new Chemi-Pure media is designed specifically […]

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