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Category Archives: Equipment

Is it a Protein Skimmer or Power Filter? Both! Meet the Compact 2-in-1 Coralife Marine Filter

If want an easy way to provide filtration and protein skimming for your small reef tank while eliminating bulky gear and messy power cords, the Coralife Marine Filter is exactly what you’re looking for!


Get Ready for Trident by Upgrading Your Apex Classic Controller to the New Apex Base Unit

By upgrading to the latest Apex Base Unit, you can take advantage of all of the new and exciting modules, upgrades and equipment that Neptune Systems is developing, like Trident!


AquaMaxx’s Bookshelf-Style Low-Iron Glass Aquariums Will Make You Want To Go Long

Joseph’s back on the blog with a new tank build! Using the big brother of the 12 gallon Long, Joe’s 22 gallon Long rests atop a vintage Bombay Chest he restored himself.


Reef-A-Palooza Roundup: A Water Testing Robot, Apex Control with Alexa, More Natural Rock Shapes, and Speaker Recaps

Join us for a look at exciting new products, expert speaker recaps, a behind-the-scenes visit to a coral farm, and more! See highlights from the 2018 show in this 6-minute episode.


Musings on ReefStock’s Q&A Session With Vincent Chalias and Jake Adams: A Panel Discussion Featuring 9 Industry Professionals

We sent 6 questions the audience asked marine biologist Vincent Chalias and journalist Jake Adams at ReefStock 2018 to a group of aquarium industry professionals to get their opinions on a variety of topics.


The IceCap 1K Gyre Pump Is Here! Was It Worth The Wait? Is It Right For You? Let’s Discuss!

Full-sized reefers have been enjoying the benefits of gyre water flow for years. Now it’s your turn to enjoy all the benefits of a fully controllable linear flow pump that’s sized for 20 to 50 gallon aquariums.


Cool Aquarium Products You May Not Know About, But Should! – VOLUME 2

Today we’ll be shedding light on clever products that you may not have known even existed. We’re confident these selections will make your aquarium maintenance easier and your tank healthier in 2018.


Majano Wand Aiptasia and Majano Eliminator: What YOU Need to Know

Aiptasia and majano anemones multiply quickly and can take over an aquarium. The Majano Wand disintegrates these pests. Just touch the anemone with the tip of the wand and press the button.


Portal Algae Magnet with Magnifying Lenses: What YOU Need to Know

This little device is a clever magnified viewing portal that allows you to view incredible details in your aquarium and cleans your aquarium walls! The 4” diameter magnifying lens magnetically mounts to the wall of your tank and the inside portion of the magnetically coupled device contains cleaning pads that will remove algae as you […]


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Aquarium Heaters By Keith MacNeil, MarineDepot.com Reef Squad

As the winter months draw near, colder temperatures—both inside and outside—are fast approaching. It’s around this time each year I begin to see threads pop up on aquarium message boards discussing aquarium heater failure. Sometimes hobbyists are lucky: the heater simply did not turn on and their tank got colder. In other instances, heaters actually […]