The Algae Buster Profiles Part Two

Dealing with aquarium algae can be one of the most frustrating aspects of the hobby. While there are plenty of products on the market to help combat invasive algae, introducing a clean up crew can help with natural removal before it ever becomes a significant issue. In part one of this mini series, we dove […]

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The Algae Buster Profiles: Part One

Dealing with algae can be one of the most frustrating aspects of the aquarium hobby. While there are a plethora of products on the market to help combat invasive algae, introducing a well built clean up crew can help naturally remove algae before it ever becomes a significant issue. Within this article we will break […]

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Valentine’s Day Special: Symbiotic Relationships Within Aquariums

Valentine’s day is reserved for the special someone in your life and to go along with this theme, we are featuring some of the most unique symbiotic relationships in the aquarium world. Having someone to rely on helps these livestock species survive and thrive in an aquarium environment. Within this piece we are going to […]

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Best Budget Skimmers: Our Top Picks

While there is no shortage of expensive aquarium supplies to splurge on, it is still possible to be an aquarium hobbyist on a budget. One of the equipment categories that can really have you shelling out some dollars are protein skimmers. While their primary purpose is to remove excess organics from your tank, they have […]

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Best Filter Media: Our Top Picks

Selecting the proper filter media for a saltwater aquarium will be one of the most important decisions to make when keeping up with your tank maintenance. Filter media has a crucial role within our aquariums to keep our water clear and free of excess nutrients such as nitrate, ammonia, and phosphate. With the increased focus […]

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Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

Reef aquariums have come a long way in a very short amount of time. Whether it’s the technology behind them or the plethora of information continuing to enter the hobby. We all want to create an aquarium that can give viewers a glimpse into what a thriving natural coral reef looks like. While general interest […]

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The Best Hang-On-Back Aquarium Accessories

Oftentimes, drilling an aquarium can cause more stress than it’s even worth. Without a sump, hobbyists must be creative in finding accessories that can operate properly on their aquariums. Luckily, as time has gone by, more and more manufacturers are bringing hang-on-back accessories to the market. While our most popular accessories tend to be ones […]

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Best Aquarium Rock: Our Top Picks

Building an aquascape for a new aquarium is one of the most exciting yet time consuming steps in creating your dream tank. We all want to create a scape that can catch the eye of any viewer and sometimes, that means getting a rock into a position that may be difficult. Fortunately, aquarium manufacturers have […]

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Reefer Resolutions: Achieve Your Aquarium Goals

It’s almost 2021! and to celebrate, the Marine Depot team is revealing the tools you need to achieve your new year’s aquarium resolutions. Unfortunately, we are not in the fitness, nutrition, or organization industries but, what we can do is, make sure that your aquariums are happy, healthy, and low maintenance to ring in the […]

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Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

Having the proper flow and water turnover rate is one of the most crucial aspects of setting up an aquarium for success. What once was a relatively easy choice to make has become a market saturated with a plethora of return pump options. While this may be overwhelming for entry level hobbyists, the large amount […]

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