Join us at the Marine Aquarium Expo

Do you have weekend plans? If so, cancel them … we have something much more fun in mind. Come visit our booth at the Marine Aquarium Expo this Saturday and Sunday at the OC Fair & Event Center and pick up a catalog along with some exclusive event coupons for our online store. If you […]

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Q&A with Keith, 3/27/09

QUESTIONAbout 2 months ago I was having issues with my Red Sea Max. I was getting a lot of red slime on my sand. I went to my LFS and he said taking the sand out and running the system with no sand would be the best thing to do. Since then I have had […]

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Q&A with Keith, 3/20/09

QUESTIONI have a 37-gallon tank I just started. It currently has live sand and 30 lbs of live rock. The only livestock in it is a Stars and Stripe Puffer. It seems pretty aggressive. I would like to add some live corals and invertebrates. Is it possible with the puffer? If so, I would appreciate […]

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JBJ Introduces Quad PowerCompact Nano

JBJ introduced the popular nano cube to aquarium hobbyists a few years ago. Today they are releasing the latest in their line of nano tanks perfect for your home or office: the Quad PowerCompact model. This new tank comes with a 105-watt power compact bulb to illuminate your tank and ensure your corals get the […]

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Tonga Rock, Corals and Fiji Corals Available Once Again

The Secretariat of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) recently lifted restrictions that had banned exporting species from Tonga, Fiji and Australia. That means you can now purchase Tonga rock, corals and Fiji corals once again! Check out MarineDepotLive.com for live rock, livestock and—sorry, ran out of rhymes—um, […]

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How we Handle Livestock @ MDL

Due to the amount of questions we receive daily, we thought we would offer some insight on how our livestock is handled at our facility. Upon receipt, our animals are inspected, slowly acclimated to RO/DI water and Tropic Marin synthetic salt mix and then quarantined. After this procedure, if any fish are showing signs of […]

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Best New Products from the Global Pet Expo

CONTROLLABLE KORALIAThe Hydor Koralias have changed the way people think about water flow and powerheads. Now, Hydor has improved upon the previous design and is introducing a wavemaker with wavemaker-compatible powerheads. These new pumps run on only 12 volts and, with the controller, can produce waves with varying speeds and durations. Yup, you heard right. […]

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