SpectraPure MaxCap RO/DI System: What YOU Need to Know

MaxCap The SpectraPure MaxCap is one of our best-selling RO/DI systems. It features a tested TFC membrane with 99% rejection rate. This means you will get 2-3 times more life out of your DI cartridges when compared to most other regular TFC membranes that have a lower rejection rate.  The MaxCap systems also include a […]

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AutoAqua Smart ATO Micro: What YOU Need to Know

Smart ATO Micro The Smart ATO Micro is amazingly compact and incredibly easy to use.  Because of the tiny size and magnet mount, you can install this ATO onto just about any tank.  It utilizes and optical sensor to detect water level which means it has no moving parts that can fail or get jammed […]

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Marine Depot RO/DI Replacement Filter Kit: What YOU Need to Know

RO/DI Filter Kit Our RO/DI replacement filter kit includes standard-sized sediment, carbon, and DI filter cartridges that fit most RO/DI systems such as MarineDepot Kleanwater, SpectraPure, AquaFX, SeaChem,  Kent Marine and many more. In most situations, RO/DI cartridges need to be changed out every 6 months or so to ensure the water produced does not […]

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How to build a FOWLR Aquarium (fish only with live rock)

Although it is tempting to start with a small aquarium because of the lower start-up cost, you often pay for it in the long run. With small tanks, it is much more difficult to maintain stable water parameters and for this reason fish loss and a frustration are all too common with new hobbyists. We […]

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AquaIllumination Prime HD LED Light – Better Color, Faster Growth, Greater Value

It has been a little over a year since we reviewed the AquaIllumination Prime and it has since become one of our bestselling lights. Hobbyists really love the small and sleek form factor, the easy yet extensive programming options through myAI and, of course, it’s affordable price. Not resting on their laurels, Aqua Illumination made […]

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Nano Tank Build: NUVO Concept Abyss Peninsula Drop Off Aquarium

As reef hobbyists, we have long been trying to find creative ways to replicate what Mother Nature has done so well. Innovative Marine has just released 3 very unique aquariums that allow hobbyists to take their imaginations even further and create an aquarium that is truly stunning. The Nuvo Concept line includes the Abyss Drop-Off […]

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Finding Dory: How to Care for a Clownfish (“Nemo”) in a Saltwater Aquarium

With Finding Dory coming out, we wanted to give you guys some important tips for keeping clown fish happy and healthy in your aquarium. The cartoon character Nemo was inspired by an Ocellaris Clown fish. Thanks to the Pixar movies, clown fish have become the most iconic marine aquarium fish. What some of you may […]

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Finding Dory: How to Care for a Blue Tang in a Saltwater Aquarium

All of us here at MD are getting pretty excited for new Disney-Pixar film Finding Dory.  With the original film Finding Nemo we saw a huge increase in demand for keeping Clownfish and Blue Tangs in an aquarium.  As responsible aquarists, we thought it would be a great idea to take you guys through a […]

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How to Get Your Family More Involved in the Aquarium Hobby

Getting your family interested and involved in the aquarium hobby is a great way to not only strengthen your relationships but also allows you to spend the necessary time on your tank and not neglect what matters most in your life. It might also make it much easier to convince your spouse that it is […]

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Kessil AP700 LED Aquarium Light with NEW Diffusion Optical Lenses

Kessil has always been at the forefront of aquarium LED lighting technology. The A160 and A360 fixtures are some of the most popular LED lights among hobbyists. The new AP700 fixture was released last fall and has started to become more and more popular.The A160 and W360s are great simple fixtures that offer manual adjustment options and […]

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