Category Archives: Lighting

We Chat With Dave Fason of NanoBox About LED Lighting, Building a Following, and Supporting Small Businesses

Marine Depot recently started carrying NanoBox aquarium lights so we thought we’d sit down with owner Dave Fason to talk about his company and what makes his lights so popular with hobbyists.


Tunze LED Light Full Spectrum 8850.00: What YOU Need to Know

The Tunze 8850 Full Spectrum submersible fixture that blends LED technology with a unique housing and mounting system that is ideal for Nano reefs, saltwater fish tanks and freshwater aquariums.


Build Your Perfect Reef Light with Aquatic Life’s New T5HO/LED Hybrid Light Fixture

Reef Builders broke the news this week about Aquatic Life’s new T5HO Hybrid. It officially made it’s public debut today in the Aquatic Life booth at the 2017 Marine Aquarium Conference of North America.


Measure Your Light and Protect Your Tank with Seneye Reef

The Seneye Reef is an aquarium monitoring system that uses patented technology to monitor your reef tank and can send you notifications in the event something goes wrong.


Aquatic Life Reno Freshwater / Refugium Light – What YOU Need to Know

The Aquaticlife Reno LED clamp light is designed for rimless Nano freshwater aquariums and marine refugiums and it will produce natural colors and an attractive shimmer effect.


Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 7: Light Installation + Which Wavemakers Should We Use?

In today’s episode, we hang the light you picked and customize the color, intensity, and light schedule. We also introduce our first fish and corals in this episode, so don’t miss it!


Tank Hacks: Easy Upgrades for Your Innovative Marine Fusion Peninsula 20

In this video we’re going to take the IM 20 gallon Peninsula Tank and deck it out with some of our favorite gear in order to show you guys how these tanks can provide the perfect platform to build the nano tank of your dreams.


Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 6: Protein Skimmer Installation + Which Light Fixture Should We Use?

Watch us install the protein skimmer you voted for and dial it in for our drop-off tank. Then vote for our light: the ReefBrite Hybrid, Kessil AP700, or ATI Aquaristik SunPower?


5 of Our Favorite Controllable LED Lights for Nano Reef Aquariums

LED light fixture manufacturers have stepped up and created purpose-built LED lights for nano reef aquariums. Let’s take a look at the features of 5 high-quality fixtures designed for nano tanks!


The Best Nano Reef LED Lights Under $400

We picked our four favorite LED lights under $400 to give you a side-by-side look at what each of these popular fixtures can do to help you choose the perfect light for your nano reef aquarium.