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Yellow Tangs for the bargain price of $150

I thought that headline might get your attention. Sadly, it’s not a joke. There is a bill that the Hawaiian Legislature is considering that could raise the prices of all aquarium fish coming from that region of the world. You can find the Bill here. To give you the short version, the bill will limit […]

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Water Purification and Top-Off by Mike Paletta

“Garbage in: Garbage out” is one of the long held dictums of computers. This is also true of reef aquariums. Unfortunately, one of the most overlooked aspects of reef keeping is the quality of the tap water that is being used in a reef aquarium. Fish and corals are not only composed almost entirely of […]

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Wrasses, Part 1 by a Marine Depot Staff Member

Introduction Wrasses are arguably among the most sought after animals within the aquarium industry. The wrasse family, Labridae, forms the second largest groupings of fish documented. Within this family, there are almost 60 genera, and upwards of 500 documented species with new tropical and temperate species being documented every year. While being diverse, wrasses are […]

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Stocking the Reef Aquarium, Part 4 by a Marine Depot Staff Member

A lot has changed in the last twenty years within the marine aquarium industry.. Due to methodologies and technological advances, more people are starting and maintaining successful marine tanks that ever and the reef aquarium is an attainable goal for the average hobbyist. We can see this in the advent of the nano-reef aquarium. Once […]

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The Best Aquarium Products of 2007

Red Sea Max Complete Aquarium Kit (tank, stand & starter kit) 34-Gallon The Red Sea MAX combines all of the technology necessary to grow and maintain a healthy reef in an elegant aquarium, allowing aquarists to focus on the joy and beauty of the hobby rather than on component selection and installation. Optimal lighting, filtration, […]

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10th Annual Midwest Marine Conference

2008 marks the 10th year the Marinelife Aquarium Society of Michigan will host the annual Midwest Marine Conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan. To celebrate this milestone, MASM has arranged for several aquarium hobby experts—including three members of Team Marine Depot—to speak at the event: Eric Borneman, Dr. Frank Marini and Steven Pro will each be […]

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FAQ: How long do you leave your aquarium light on each day?

The length of time to keep your lights will depend on the type of aquarium you have running.  For a freshwater tank with just fish there really is no set time.  Anywhere from 1-12 hours per day will be fine.  If the tank is in an area where it gets lots of indirect sunlight or […]

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Your Corals Will Never Go Hungry Again

I recently came across a product new to the United States. It is produced by a company in Australia called Nutra-Kol. Nutra-Kol has been around for quite some time, but has never made its way to the States. Their line of foods have been used in bulk quantities for years in the aquaculture industry. Lucky […]

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SCMAS January Frag & Equipment Swap

View Larger Map The Southern California Marine Aquarium Society (SCMAS) is an Orange County, CA, based aquarium club that meets the third Friday of each month at 7:00 PM in a Santa Ana IHOP. This Friday they’re having a Frag & Equipment Swap and, since a few of my colleagues are already members, I thought […]

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