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Remove Chloramines with your RO/DI Filter System

Chloramine is quickly becoming a concern for an increasing number of aquarium hobbyists because more and more municipalities are using chloramine to sanitize local water supplies. According to the EPA, more than one in five Americans uses water treated with chloramine. If untreated, chloramine can get into your aquarium and have detrimental effects, ranging from […]

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Q&A Series #9: What makes a “good” protein skimmer?

A protein skimmer is a key component to a marine aquarium’s filtration system. Throughout my years of reef keeping, I have learned that using a good quality protein skimmer can greatly improve your odds of success. That’s why today we are going to answer one of the aquarium hobby’s most frequently asked questions: “What makes […]

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Featured Tank: Bret’s Mature 55 Gallon Mixed Reef

With all of the hard work that goes into keeping a reef tank, a certain level of appreciation is found in seeing an established aquarium filled with healthy corals and animals. All of us here at Marine Depot find great satisfaction in hearing and reading about the success of our customers so today we decided […]

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Vertex Omega Protein Skimmers: Powerful Performers with Polished Features

Vertex is known for manufacturing high-quality marine aquarium equipment that is both stylish and functional. The Vertex Omega Series line of protein skimmers are a prime example of this and we are excited to show you just how awesome these new skimmers are today. Omega Series skimmers are available in four sizes and are suitable […]

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Q&A Series #8: How do I get rid of that awful smell coming from my protein skimmer?

Welcome to another installment of Marine Depot’s Q&A video series! We all love having a piece of the ocean in our homes. However, most of us are not too fond of having our homes smell like the ocean, or worse, like the local fish store. This brings us to today’s question: “How do I get rid […]

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Booster Pumps: What they do and why you need one for your reverse osmosis filter system

A reverse osmosis/deionization (RO/DI) filter system is crucial to keeping a successful reef aquarium because it produces the pure water required to keep fish and corals healthy. Adding a booster pump to your RO/DI system will help you achieve optimal production and less waste water! Booster pumps are not only designed for areas with low water […]

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Do you love aquariums and making customers happy? We are hiring 2 new support team members!

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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Aquarium Dosing Systems: What’s the Difference?

When keeping a reef aquarium the addition of liquid to our aquarium is required to perform a number of tasks. Keeping water chemistry in line using liquid supplements, feeding corals to sustain healthy growth with plankton-based food or amino acids as well as keeping salinity constant with the addition of fresh water. Often times, the […]

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