Q&A with Keith, 10/16/09

QUESTIONHow much sand should I use in a 55-gallon saltwater aquarium?ANSWERThe amount of sand to use depends on how deep you want your sandbed. The following recommendations are based on a 48″x13″ footprint. For a 1″ deep sandbed, you’ll need approximately 35lbs of sand For a 2″ deep sandbed, you’ll need approximately 65-70lbs of sand […]

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New Outdoor Aquarium at MarineDepot.com

OK, I lied. There isn’t an aquarium outside of our Garden Grove headquarters. There is, however, quite a moat forming outside of our office due to the recent storms here in SoCal. Our IT director shot this on his iPhone after braving the mighty street river. I doubt his Range Rover experienced any difficulty; I […]

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New this Week, 10/13/09

Check out our weekly specials! JBJ C-Scope ATC Aquarium RefractometerMagnifies the scale over 2x compared to traditional refractometers for easy viewing. Since water temperature effects salt readings, all C-scope refractometers are equipped with automatic temperature compensation to give the correct reading even if your water temperature isn’t. The C-Scope will not only deliver the most […]

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Deal of the Week, 10/12/09

Check out other weekly specials! Vertex RF-1 ATC Aquarium Refractometer Regularly $49.99Now Only $39.99 YOU SAVE 20%: $10 OFF! Learn More… Korallin-Zucht ZEOvit Nano Power Package Regularly $41.99Now Only $29.39 YOU SAVE 30%: $12.60 OFF! Learn More…

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Reef-A-Palooza Update: We need your photos!

Reef-A-Palooza is just around the corner. October 24 and 25, to be exact. We’ve been working very hard this year to create the best booth we’ve ever had. New products will be on display (some in operation), our Reef Squad experts will be fielding your questions, we’ll be giving away free goodies and, perhaps best […]

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Top 7 Reasons to Join an Aquarium Club by Keith MacNeil, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

Have you ever tried explaining the complexity of your reef aquarium system to a non-reefer? Chances are you were met with a blank stare or caught your friend staring vacantly into space as you described how utterly fascinating it is to behold the circle of life from the comfort of your couch. Perhaps you’ve proudly […]

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New this Week, 10/6/09

Check out other weekly specials! Korallin-Zucht ZEOvit Nano Power Package – 4 x 10mlKorallin-Zucht’s ZEOvit Nano Power Package includes Coral Vitalizer (a balanced coral food), Phol’s Xtra (a supplemental additive good for coral health and water quality), Amino Acid Concentrate LPS (a revised blend formulated specifically to target the needs of LPS and soft corals), […]

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Deal of the Week, 10/05/09

14000K Metal Halide Bulb – Phoenix, Mogul Base Regularly $84.99 to $89.99Now Only $64.99 to $69.99 YOU SAVE $20 w/ COUPON CODE MBS91237 Learn More…

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Marine Depot Coupons: Catalog Coupons for 10/09

Coupons valid 10/01/09 to 10/31/09 10% off AquaticLife PC Light Fixtures – Coupon Code AKS91633 20% off ALL Giesemann T5 Bulbs – Coupon Code GLS91134 20% off Vertex Protein Skimmers & Reactors – Coupon Code VXS91135 $10 off Phoenix DE HQI 150W or 250W 14000K Bulbs – Coupon Code MBS91136 $20 off Phoenix Mogul Base […]

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Aquatic Feast by Scott Brang, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

Life on a coral reef is like a Vegas buffet. Fish in the wild have a near infinite selection of delicacies to enjoy. From various algae, ciliates and rotifers to mysids, amphipods and copepods, the bio diversity is nearly endless. Unfortunately, our aquarium inhabitants do not have this same luxury. Our fish and corals are […]

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