Category Archives: Aquariums

You Asked For It: Innovative Marine Releases Fusion Peninsula Aquariums with Filtration on the Side

  Hot on the heels of their NUVO Concept Series tanks, Innovative Marine is releasing two more envelope-pushing all-in-one aquarium designs. Born out of the demand of hobbyists requesting a long AIO tank with filtration on the side comes the Fusion Peninsula, available soon at Marine Depot in both 14 and 20 gallon sizes.     Of […]


Red Sea Max Aquariums: Which Tank is Right For You?

Red Sea Max aquariums are among the top searched tanks in our store. With many types of systems to choose from and quality above reproach, Red Sea has an aquarium for just about every aquarist. Are you a hobbyist that prefers the ease of an all-in-one (AIO) system? Or perhaps you prefer a sump for […]


Innovative Marine Concept Drop-Off Aquariums: What YOU Need to Know

Perhaps the most talked-about aquariums of 2016, these Innovative Marine Concept Abyss aquariums are like nothing else in the market. The unique drop-off design and the gorgeously-finished white pedestal really make them stand out. Available in peninsula or panorama styles, the IM Abyss aquariums are made of 8mm high-clarity acrylic and feature built-in filtration compartments […]


Transform your reef aquarium into THE ULTIMATE TECH TANK

We started out with a fish only system, then converted the tank to a reef system.  In this video we are going to turn this tank into the Ultimate Tech Tank by installing a Neptune Systems Apex Wi-Fi controller along with a handful of Apex accessories. Adding a controller to your tank is hands down […]


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 […]


How to Set Up an Orbit 20 Jellyfish Aquarium and Care for Moon Jellies

I’m sure many of us have been mesmerized by gracefully floating jellyfish at a public aquarium at some point. Up until recently, it has been extremely difficult to keep jellyfish at home successfully as they have unique care and feeding requirements. Today we are going to show you the Orbit 20 Jellyfish Aquarium and how […]


A Beginner’s Guide to Planted Tanks

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.


Ecoxotic EcoPico: Plants & Parts

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 […]


Ecoxotic EcoPico: Unboxing + LED Upgrade

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 […]


Reefer Gone Green!

“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 […]