Earth Day 2010: Coral Propagation and Captive Breeding by Keith MacNeil, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

Algae. That was the first thing that sprang to mind when I was asked to “think green” for this week’s article. On second thought, with Earth Day just around the corner (April 22), advocating ways to lessen our impact on wild reefs—and the environment in general—seemed like more timely, appropriate subject matter. But how do we apply […]

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New this Week, 4/13/09

JBJ TrueTemp Digital Heater ControllerJBJ’s TrueTemp is a precise and accurate digital heater controller featuring plus/minus 0.5F accuracy, 0-99.9F temperature range, high & low temperature alerts, an easy calibration feature, quick-disconnect temperature probe, up to 1000-watt capacity (heaters) and an advanced microprocessor. Frag-a-Saurus RacksMaking their debut at the 2009 Marine Aquarium Expo, Frag-a-Saurus Racks make […]

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Deal of the Week

250 Watt 14000K Metal Halide Bulb – Iwasaki, Double Ended Regularly $79.99Sale Price $63.99 – You Save 20%! 150 Watt 14000K Metal Halide Bulb – Phoenix, Double-Ended Regularly $59.99Sale Price $47.99 – You Save 20%!

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Q&A with Keith, 4/10/09

QUESTIONWhat type of medicine would you use to treat ich in a mixed and/or nano aquarium? Can Melafix be used in a tank with anemones, starfish and coral? Are there “maintenance” medications you can use for typical stuff? ANSWERThere are a few medications considered “reef safe” for ich, although they generally are not as effective […]

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National Geographic’s Ocean Now

National Geographic’s Ocean Now is an exploration, research, and conservation project that aims to find, survey, and help protect the last healthy, undisturbed places in the ocean. By carefully studying how marine ecosystems work without human interference, we can learn how to help healthy reefs thrive, help unhealthy reefs recover, and better preserve the ocean, […]

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Deal of the Week

Captive Purity Hi-Silicate Removal TFC Replacement Membrane Regularly $39.99 to $64.99Now Only $31.99 to $51.99 YOU SAVE 20%! Learn More…

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Jason deCaires Taylor: The Silent Evolution

Jason deCaires Taylor is taking participatory art to new, er, depths. The sculptor and diving instructor plants statues on the ocean floor, allowing a flash mob of coral, urchin, and fish to transform them into artificial reefs. His latest installation, The Silent Evolution at Mexico’s National Marine Park of Cancun, features 400 human lifecasts and […]

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New this Week

Flow RestrictorsFlow restrictors for 25, 35, 50, 60, and 75-100 GPD membranes—for replacement or when upgrading to a higher GPD membrane. Replacement cartridges are interchangeable with Captive Purity, Kent Marine and SpectraPure RO or RO/DI units. Azoo Mignon Skimmer Hang On Back Power FilterThe Mignon Skimmer Filter combines surface skimming to remove floating debris and […]

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