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Aqua UV Advantage 2000 UV Sterilizer: Zap your way to a clearer, healthier tank!

The use of a UV sterilizer is a great way to help reduce algae in the water column and to reduce free-floating pathogens. The result is increased water clarity, less algae and a healthier aquarium. UV sterilizers work by using special lamps that emit light in the UV-C spectrum (peaking at 254nm). As water passes […]

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Tips to get clownfish to use a host anemone

There are many reasons people get into the reef aquarium hobby. For some, it is the beauty and color of fish and corals. For others, it is the challenge of keeping a successful “piece of the reef” in their home. What inspired me to change all my freshwater aquariums into reef tanks was a desire […]

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New Life Spectrum Nutri/Cell Micro-Feeder: A Delicious New Food for SPS Corals and Inverts

As an aquarium hobbyist, I am always looking for new food to feed my corals. I experiment to see what my corals respond best to, what makes them grow the fastest and what helps with the coloration of the corals. There are already some very good coral foods available, like Coral Frenzyand Polyp Lab Reef-Roids. […]

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The Incredibly Small Footprint of CAD Lights’ PLS-100 Protein Skimmer

With the ever-increasing volume of equipment we pack into our aquarium stands and sumps—media reactors, UV sterilizers, refugiums, calcium reactors and dosing pumps, to name a few—finding enough space for a quality protein skimmer is becoming tougher and tougher. Most protein skimmers have fairly large footprints since space is required for the pump, the reaction […]

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Marine Depot Instagram Photo Contest

If the polar vortex and savagely cold winter weather is making it difficult to keep your tank temperature stable, we’ve got a solution. Just submit your BEST Instagram aquarium photo using this entry form. The photo with the most votes WINS a Cobalt Aquatics Neo-Therm Aquarium Heater, named Best Heater of the Year in our […]

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EcoTech Marine Radion Gen2 Product Review

I weighed a lot of factors when determining which aquarium light fixture would be best for my reef tank. I was already planning to purchase the Innovative Marine 38-gallon Nuvo Aquarium, so the light had to be small enough to fit over its cube-shape. My new tank was going to be a mixed reef with […]

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EcoTech Coral Glue: this is one SUPER glue!

Cyanoacrylate… that is a term I probably use a lot more often than the average person. You may know it better as “super glue” or even “frag glue.” After experimenting with many different brands of cyanoacrylate, I have discovered not all cyanoacrylate are created equal and some are clearly better than others. At the top […]

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Kessil A360WE: Say goodbye to your Metal Halides!

Kessil LED lights have been among the most popular reef aquarium lights since they first hit the scene in the summer of 2011.If you have ever been to a high-end aquarium store or an aquarium show (such as Reef-A-Palooza, MACNA or MAX), you would have definitely noticed these sleek, soda can-sized LED fixtures hanging above many […]

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EcoTech Marine Generation 3 Radion LED Aquarium Light Fixtures: Everything there is to know (so far)

The Radion Generation 3 is here! The first thing you’ll notice is the sleek updated design, including illuminated tactile buttons… … but where you will really see a difference is in the output: The G3 base model now includes indigo/UV LEDs, providing more output, and a wider spectrum than its predecessor the G2. The G3 […]

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Product Review: Innovative Marine SkimMate MidSize Nano Protein Skimmer

Having an Innovative Marine 38 gallon Nuvo Aquarium, I wanted to get a skimmer I knew would fit perfect in the back chamber of my tank. The Innovative Marine AuqaGadget Nuvo SkimMate Nano Protein Skimmer has favorable reviews and was attractively priced, so this was my choice. My first impression of the product was positive: […]

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