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Category Archives: Lighting

Algae Scrubbers Explained: Natural Filtration For Your Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #7

We ask how algae scrubbers work, what the benefits are, how scrubbers compare to reactors and refugiums, what types of fish eat the algae harvested in a scrubber, and a whole lot more. Learn about algal filtration!

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Kessil Announces New A360X LED Aquarium Light and Spectral Controller X—See Them This Weekend At MACNA 2018 in Las Vegas!

The Kessil A360X is an upgraded and completely redesigned successor to the popular A360WE, not only improving upon the solid design of the original, but also adding more groundbreaking features to make it one of the best LED lights on the market for reef and planted tanks. See it this weekend at MACNA!

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Download The Latest Firmware for ATI Powermodule To Improve Time-Saving Capabilities In Event of Power Interruption

It’s always wise to run your smart aquarium products using the latest firmware. The most recent update for ATI Powermodule T5/LED Hybrid lights is important because it fixes time handling issues resulting from power interruptions. This update is for the WiFi version only.

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Red Sea Aquariums: Past, Present, and Future – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #4

We chat with Scott Kohler of Red Sea about all the new aquarium products they debuted at Interzoo this year like the ReefClean, ReefDose, and ReefLED. Then callers from around the US join the call to ask Scott about NO3:PO4-X and a whole lot more!

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Optimizing Lighting and Flow to Grow Healthier Corals in your Reef Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #3

How important is water flow for coral health? How do we maximize coral coloration and growth while keeping operating costs low? What are the benefits of syncing lighting and flow? Join us for an enlightening conversation with Jay Sperandio of EcoTech Marine.

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Thinking About Setting Up A Freshwater Planted Tank? Here’s What You’ll Need

Planted aquariums are not difficult but they do provide a challenge both in aquascaping along with plant care. Many tropical fish develop richer colors when kept with live plants. Follow along as we take a bottom to top approach to setting up a planted aquarium.

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The AquaMaxx Prism Proves You Don’t Have To Spend A Fortune To Get A Powerful Controllable Reef Light

I am happy with the Prism. The combination of intensity, coloration, controllability, and aesthetics are impressive—especially at this price point. I can’t wait to see how the light performs once I add corals!

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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.

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Metal Halide and T5 Grow Corals Better Than LED and Cost Less—Why Not Keep It Old School?

With the buzz about LED you might think everyone tossed their metal halides and T5s into the recycling bin. We’ll look at why they’re still used by aquarists, public aquariums, and propagation operations world-wide.

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Maxspect Unveils New Razor X Lights, Connect ICV6 Controller, and SYNA-G App for 2018

The successor to the best-selling Maxspect Razor is now in stock! We’re taking a closer look at each fixture and providing tank recommendations so you’ll know which Razor X model is right for you.

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