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Roger Vitko Interview: Discussing Tunze’s History, The Golden Rule, Product Development, and Trends in the Aquarium Hobby

Roger on what separates Tunze from other brands: “If your name is on the box, that means something that most other companies don’t have. There is personal shame in failure and glory in success.”

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Nano Hobbyists Make The Tiny Reef Glass Skimmer Fit Into Their Tanks, Lids Be Damned!

Hobbyists who’d given up hope their nano tanks would accommodate a skimmer that meets their form and function requirements are discovering that Reef Glass works great in even the tightest spaces.

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We Chat With Dave Fason of NanoBox About LED Lighting, Building a Following, and Supporting Small Businesses

Marine Depot recently started carrying NanoBox aquarium lights so we thought we’d sit down with owner Dave Fason to talk about his company and what makes his lights so popular with hobbyists.

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Aquacultured, Captive-Bred Bluestripe Pipefish Now Available From Quality Marine

Exciting news! Quality Marine now has aquacultured, captive-bred Bluestripe Pipefish. This means the fish will not be taken from the reef, but tank-raised and acclimated to aquarium conditions and commercial foods.

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Hurricane Harvey: Updates on the Current Situation and How Shipping Is Affected

The Houston area continues to be impacted by catastrophic flooding in the aftermath of Harvey. Dangerous flooding will continue from Houston all the way into southwestern Louisiana for the rest of the week.

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Build Your Perfect Reef Light with Aquatic Life’s New T5HO/LED Hybrid Light Fixture

Reef Builders broke the news this week about Aquatic Life’s new T5HO Hybrid. It officially made it’s public debut today in the Aquatic Life booth at the 2017 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America.

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Q&A with Affirm: Fair and Honest Financing in an Era of Credit Fear and Uncertainty

We recently announced that you can finance purchases at Marine Depot for up to 12 months. Check out our new in-depth interview with Affirm to see exactly how it all works!

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5 of Our Favorite Controllable LED Lights for Nano Reef Aquariums

LED light fixture manufacturers have stepped up and created purpose-built LED lights for nano reef aquariums. Let’s take a look at the features of 5 high-quality fixtures designed for nano tanks!

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Canister Filters: How to Optimize Performance by Using the Right Filter Media in the Right Order

Can you believe canister filters have been around since the 70s! Today we discuss the pros and cons of canister filters, which types of filter media they can use, plus the order in which to place your media for optimal performance.

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5 Simple Steps to Making Your Own Saltwater

Today we’ll explore some time-tested techniques that make mixing saltwater for your marine or reef aquarium easier and more consistent each and every time.

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