Zeolite Filtration in Reef Aquaria

Zeolite methods of filtration require you to maintain ultra-low nutrient levels and accurately control substances entering your aquarium system. The result? Intense zooxanthellate coral coloration. Zeolite is a mineral that adsorbs phosphate, ammonia and dissolved organic material from aquarium water. Of course, not all Zeolite is created equal. Originally Zeolite was only used in freshwater […]

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New this Week, 6/9/09

JBJ 28 Gallon Nano Cube Protein Skimmer KitIncludes air pump & air stone, skimmer column w/cup, adjustable hanging bracket and flexible airline tubing. Argent Deep Frozen Cyclop-eez Pouch 750gA dietary supplement for fresh and saltwater fish for dramatic improvement of color, growth, and disease resistance. Deep frozen and vacuum sealed in plastic pouches to prevent […]

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Deal of the Week

Digital Aquatics ReefKeeper Lite Controller – Level 1 Regularly $149.99Now Only $99.99 YOU SAVE $50! Learn More…

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Q&A with Keith, 6/5/09

QUESTIONPre-made reef tanks are usually built with a lid/top of some kind, yet most of the aquariums I see in pictures are open on top and have the light fixture hanging, clamped or resting on legs. How come? ANSWERThere are three main reasons why reef aquarium hobbyists choose to go with an open topped tank. […]

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The Science of Protein Skimmers by Scott Brang, a Marine Depot Staff Member

Foam fractionation—better known as protein skimming in the aquarium industry—has been around for many years. Protein skimmers are one of the main pieces of equipment that have brought about long-term success for marine aquarists. That’s not to say protein skimmers are essential; many reef aquariums operate just fine without one. The primary purpose of a protein […]

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AquaEuro Chiller Sale

From now until June 17th, we’ve lowered the prices of ALL AquaEuro chillers. A normal price reduction may not be blog-worthy, but saving $50 to $100 PLUS getting free shipping is definitely worth a post. AquaEuro chillers are some of our hottest selling items right now so that’s why we’re getting this great deal to […]

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More Deals Added to our Lakers Promo

Yesterday Reef Builders announced that we would knock 33% off all AquaMaxx aquarium light bulbs if the Los Angeles Lakers win the 2009 NBA finals. Today we’ve sweetened the deal: if our beloved Lakers become the champions, we will also slash prices on one of our all-time best sellers, the Marine Depot Aquarium Refractometer, by […]

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New this Week, 6/4/09

Hydor Koralia (Controllable) Wavemaker Pump Extension CordThe Hydor Koralia extension cord accessory measures 2 m (6.6 ft) long. The useful cord guarantees connection between the Koralia Wavemaker and all low-voltage Koralia 12v models (Koralia Nano to Koralia 8). Vertex ZeoVit 1.5 Liter Starter Kit for 50-100 Gallon AquariumsZeolith-based probiotic filtration has gained a strong following […]

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33% off AquaMaxx bulbs if Lakers win Championship

In case you didn’t catch this deal already on Reef Builders: It may come as no surprise since we are a Southern California-based company but the MarineDepot.com staff are huge Los Angeles Lakers fans. We couldn’t be happier that our hometown heroes made it to the NBA finals this season! In the spirit of the […]

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Deal of the Week

Book Of Coral Propagation Vol. 1 Edition 2by Anthony Calfo – Hard Cover Regularly $59.99Now Only $47.99 YOU SAVE 20%! Learn More…

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