Category Archives: Marine Depot News

Join Us For a Dive Trip in The Pacific with Concordia University Irvine Marine Lab

This is the third addition to our series with Concordia University Marine Lab in Irvine, CA. This time Robert joins Sean and Noah on a dive trip to collect animals for interactive touch tanks and research at the CUI Marine Lab. We’ve got great footage above and below the ocean surface!


Reefer Deluxe 525 XL Tank Build #4: GHL ProfiLux 4 Setup and Mounting

The Red Sea tank in our office here has been cruising for some time now and I know it has been a while since we shared our work on the tank. As of today, the corals and fish are all looking wonderful and really maturing.


Marine Depot Turned 20 This Year! We Talk To Our Founder Ken Wong About His First Aquarium, Starting Up The Business, And Meeting The Needs Of Today’s Hobbyists

We chat with Marine Depot’s founder, Ken Wong, about his first fish tank, what inspired him to start an online aquarium supply store, and what it’s been like serving aquarium hobbyists these past two decades.


The New Larger HydroFill Ti Reservoir 15 by Innovative Marine Promises 3x The Water Storage for Only $50 More Than The Original

Innovative Marine is releasing a 15 gallon version of their popular HydroFill Ti Reservoir in early 2019. We’ve got pictures, pricing, and even video! If you have a large aquarium this might be the perfect solution for you.


Aquascape Your Walls With Exclusive Paintings and Prints From ReefWeeds Artist Rachel Fogle

Rachel Fogle is the mastermind and creator of ReefWeeds: the eye-catching, UV-reactive reef-inspired art you’ve undoubtedly seen “glowing” at aquarium shows, in YouTube videos, and all over social media this past year. We have good news: ReefWeeds art is now available at Marine Depot!


The Ultimate ATO Is The World’s First Auto Top Off With 4 Optical Sensors To Keep You From Shouting 4 Letter Words At Your Aquarium

XP Aqua spent a year designing, developing, and testing the Ultimate ATO. It is the first auto top-off system with 4 optical sensors which are used for top-off detection, dual over-fill protection, and run-dry protection. Packed with sophisticated safety features but with easy plug-and-play installation!


The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the First Auto Top-Off Built for Tanks Without Sumps

The Sumpless ATO from XP Aqua is the first and only auto top-off system specifically designed for aquariums without sumps. The dual-optical sensor ATO is hidden inside the included overflow box which acts as a surface skimmer but doubles as a media reactor.


Secrets For Success: Rules You Should Follow To Keep Your Seahorse Aquarium Thriving

So you’re interested in seahorses? It’s easy to see why! Keeping seahorses is not more difficult than keeping a reef aquarium, it’s just different. If you have reefkeeping experience, you will need to unlearn some of what you know and follow a set of seahorse specific rules.


Are Organic, Natural, and Live Foods a Gimmick or a Smarter Way To Feed Your Fish and Corals?

Everyone’s excited about natural and organic food these days, and with good reason. This trend has recently made its way into the aquarium hobby. We’re excited to see food makers roll out innovative foods with less additives and more natural ingredients.


Disposable Ultraviolet Sterilizers: We Chat With Royce Suzuki of Innovative Marine About Their Easy New Drop-In AUQA Shield UV Sterilizers

We spoke to Royce Suzuki, Innovative Marine’s Director of Marketing, about how ultraviolet sterilization works and why the company decided to create UV sterilizers you can simply throwaway after using.