Giant Sea Volcano Gets Marine Protected Status

A federal plan filed Thursday increases the size of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. With the addition of a 585-square mile area above and around the Davidson Seamount, about 80 miles west of Cambria, the sanctuary now encompasses 6,094 square miles of ocean. The seamount is one of the world’s largest undersea mountains. Sanctuary […]

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New this Week, 11/24

JBJ Mini-Artica Chiller w/ Digital Controller 1/15HPJBJ introduces the revolutionary MINI Arctica Chiller with NEW Digital Controller! Finally, there is a REAL long-term solution for heat concerns in Nano environments with amazing cooling capabilities beyond thermal-electric and fans, that produce less than minimal results. The Mini-Arctica Chiller handles up to 40gal aquariums. Don’t be fooled […]

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Deal of the Week

Expired!

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MarineDepot.com the Socialite

We’ve taken the plunge and joined the social networking revolution by signing up for Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and Yahoo! Answers.We are obviously not pioneers in this department. But with the success of this blog, our Forum and Knowledge Base, we thought we’d take our knack for socializing and answering questions about the aquarium hobby beyond […]

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Check out our new website, PetStore.com

For the pets in your household that don’t live underwater—and even for those who do—there’s PetStore.com. All of the great aquarium and pond products at MarineDepot.com are now available at PetStore.com, along with thousands more for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and small animals. You can even sign into the new website using your existing MarineDepot.com […]

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New this Week, 11/17/08

Mag-Flip 100 Aquarium CleanerAquarium algae that’s tough to remove? Not for the Mag-Flip! It’s strong – Powerful neodymium magnets provide high tract force. It’s efficient and safe – Specially designed plastic scraper does the job and presents no risks for your aquarium. It’s unique – Ultra thin inner part goes through tight spots. Use the […]

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Deal of the Week

50% Off Eheim Liberty Power Filters Reg. $24.99-$34.99Now $12.49-$17.49 Learn More… Update 11/24: Offer extended for 2 more weeks … enjoy!

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Reef Related Music

So how into fragging are you? One of our local club members is not only an expert aquarist, but a musician as well. Justin has talked at many events over the years, teaches marine related subjects at a local high school, is one of the few people who can successfully keep goniopora long term, etc. […]

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Refugiums: Overview and FAQ

A refugium, as defined in the aquarium hobby, is as an area or refuge where micro-organisms can live and breed without the worry of predation from fish or other organisms. Macro-algaes are also kept in refugiums to aid in waste (nitrate and phosphate) removal from the aquarium’s water. Many people setup refugiums as part of […]

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Refugiums: An overview and some FAQ’s by Keith MacNeil

A refugium, as defined in the aquarium hobby, is as an area or refuge where micro-organisms can live and breed without the worry of predation from fish or other organisms. Macro-algaes are also kept in refugiums to aid in waste (nitrate and phosphate) removal from the aquarium’s water. Many people setup refugiums as part of […]

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