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New Marine Depot Staff Member Junior’s First Months on The Job Were a Trial By Fire

I was intrigued but quite overwhelmed. Terms like protein skimmer, sump, refugium, copepods, and ATO, Kalkwasser were completely foreign to me and were tossed around like everybody on staff was an aquarium curator.

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How often should I change my T5 bulbs?

To keep corals happy, T5 bulbs need to be replaced regularly. This article from popular T5 bulb manufacturer ATI breaks down the factors that affect bulb life and explains when and how to replace them.

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Neptune Systems Launches new Apex Aquarium Monitoring and Control System

In its 20th year delivering industry-leading technology for aquariums around the world, Neptune Systems launches the 2nd edition of its flagship Apex monitoring and control system. This new Apex brings important advances in many areas, as well as the first Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Aquariums. “For over five years, the current Apex has […]

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AquaMaxx 12-Gallon Long Rimless Aquarium and NemoLight AquaMarine – REVIEW, Part 1

INTRO I had been searching for a tank to use as a downsize from my CADLights 34G Mini II and ran across the new line of AquaMaxx rimless aquariums. I wanted to downsize into something that was simple and low maintenance, while still having the sleek lines of a low iron, rimless aquarium. When I […]

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AquaMaxx NemoLight: Powerful, Attractive and Affordable LED Strip Lights

We are really excited to introduce the new AquaMaxx NemoLight! We have been working closely with AquaMaxx to produce what we feel is the best LED strip light available. These gorgeous AquaMaxx NemoLight LED fixtures are significantly more powerful than other LED strip lights. They offer full spectrum lighting featuring 6 different colors of LEDs […]

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The AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro with a DIY Twist!

Intro and BackgroundA hot topic that always seems to come up is: “What is the hands down best ATO?” In the past, I have always gravitated towards the pressure-based ATO sensors. But, while they can be very precise and reliable, they can be quite bulky. Some people swear by simple setups that only use a […]

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How to Set Up an Orbit 20 Jellyfish Aquarium and Care for Moon Jellies

I’m sure many of us have been mesmerized by gracefully floating jellyfish at a public aquarium at some point. Up until recently, it has been extremely difficult to keep jellyfish at home successfully as they have unique care and feeding requirements. Today we are going to show you the Orbit 20 Jellyfish Aquarium and how […]

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5 Upgrades to Maximize the Performance of Your RO/DI System

After some time of keeping a reef tank, it becomes very obvious just how valuable your RO/DI system. Here at Marine Depot, we carry a variety of cool accessories that will help you get the most out of your RO/DI filter. Here are our top 5 favorite upgrades and add-ons for your RO/DI:ADD A BOOSTER […]

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How to Build a Custom Sump for Your Reef Aquarium

Today we are going to build a sump and show you guys just how easy it is to build a custom sump filter that is not only effective but also easy on the wallet. When building a fish tank, thorough planning really goes a long way especially when it comes to the sump. So first […]

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Felicia’s 40 Gallon Breeder Mixed Reef Predator Tank

We are back with another amazing Marine Depot Featured Tank Profile. This 40 gallon breeder is quite unique in that it houses a myriad of corals along alongside some deadly predator fish that most of us are not used to seeing in such a beautiful and thriving reef tank. The tank is proudly owned by […]

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