Category Archives: Featured

Wrasse Species Spotlight – What to Know about Keeping Them

When it comes to adding color to your fish tank, Wrasses are an excellent option. In the wild they are considered a very diverse group of fish that can be found along shallow reefs as well as at significant depths. In this article, I will talk about some of the more common wrasse species found […]


For Neptune Systems, SKY is The Limit.

At Marine Depot, we are privileged to share with you a new and exciting announcement from Neptune Systems. All of the controllability and wireless functionality that you have come to love from Neptune over the years will now be on full display within their brand new SKY Reef Aquarium LED Light Fixture. Neptune has been […]


A Little Introduction to the Walstad Planted Aquarium Method

Also referred to as the “dirted” style of planted tanks, the Walstad Method is a low-tech method to keeping a thriving aquarium using organic processes of the ecosystem within.


Forging a Better Future For Coral Reefs

Reef aquariums have come a long way in a very short amount of time. Whether it’s the technology behind them or the plethora of information continuing to enter the hobby. We all want to create an aquarium that can give viewers a glimpse into what a thriving natural coral reef looks like. While general interest […]


Marine Depot’s Holiday Gift Guide

It is once again time to gather with family, partake in valuable traditions and spruce up your aquariums for the holidays.
Marine Depot has made it easy to source what you need to get your fish tank on the nice list. We are stocked up and ready to bring your aquarium inhabitants some holiday cheer.


Join Marine Depot in recovering plastic from the Ocean by simply using OceanHero Search Engine.

What does a search engine have to do with cleaning the Ocean of plastic? OceanHero is a search engine that uses your internet searches and works towards the goal of cleaning plastic from the ocean. It costs you nothing, they are not asking for a donation. Their business model is simple and is based upon […]


International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest 2020 results announced

The Oscars of the Aquascaping world happened yesterday, albeit digitally because the Nature Aquarium Party that should have been was canceled due to Covid-19.


Register now for MACNA 2020 Online! Aug 28-30

Sign up now for MACNA 2020 online, with free events including Women in Reefing Happy Hour and Celebrity Reef Battle


Reef-A-Palooza Chicago now canceled

Following the California and Orlando shows, Reef-A-Palooza Chicago is the latest to cancel the show it was due to hold in October.  RAP Chicago released the following statement on its Facebook page today:  “Due to the continuing uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, and our concern for the continued health and safety for our […]


The TRANquil Reef life

To call Tran Phan ‘just’ a hobbyist doesn’t seem appropriate for an aquarist with an eye for mesmerizing photos.