In recent years we have seen many advances in aquarium technology and many new approaches to aquariums in general. One of the most interesting and artistic advances has been the planted aquarium.
A week passed after filling my Ecoxotic EcoPico with reverse osmosis water and the tank was still cloudy. I was seriously regretting not rinsing the Seachem Flourite before putting the substrate inside my little tank. My boss hooked me up with some plants and rocks he’d received from members of SCAPE (Southern California Aquatic Plant […]
It’s been about 2 years since I’ve had an aquarium of my own. One of the perks of working at MarineDepot.com is that I see aquariums every day. Monday through Friday, at least. But still, it’s not the same. I’ve been plotting my return to the hobby since I got married last May. Since we’re […]
“Who even likes fish?” I asked myself this very question while cleaning aquariums back in May 2003 at my first job, a local pet store. “I mean, they just float or swim side-to-side.” These feelings persisted during my first couple of months on the job. Then one day I observed a coworker feeding Oscars with […]
If you hadn’t already noticed the handsome new buttons on our website, we recently incorporated pre-order functionality to allow shoppers the ability to reserve high-demand merchandise before it is released to the public. This guarantees prompt delivery upon release and also assures that you’ll have that new, hard-to-find item everybody advertises but nobody seems to […]
When considering setting up a marine fish aquarium, it is important to get a starting list of items that will be needed to properly set up the aquarium. There are many items that are needed for a tank to be properly set up and some that are not needed, but are nice to have for the […]