Category Archives: Supplements

Why Chasing Colors is Better Than Chasing Numbers – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #9

We quiz Jeremy Howell of Brightwell Aquatics about phosphate, nitrate, testing, dosing, and more. Then hobbyists from around the world had the opportunity to ask him everything they’ve ever wanted to know about coral colors and the Brightwell product line.


Practical Solutions For Controlling Nutrients in Your Reef Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #2

How do high nutrients affect a reef tank? What problems might you face with out-of-control nutrient levels? How do you get your water parameters in check? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our live chat with Eric Cohen.


ATI Essentials and ATI Elements: What YOU Need to Know

ATI makes it easy to maintain ideal water parameters using their 3-part supplement solution, ATI Essentials. For optimal results, combine with ATI’s DP-6 doser, ATI Lab water testing, and ATI Elements.


Roger Vitko Interview: Discussing Tunze’s History, The Golden Rule, Product Development, and Trends in the Aquarium Hobby

Roger on what separates Tunze from other brands: “If your name is on the box, that means something that most other companies don’t have. There is personal shame in failure and glory in success.”


ESV B-Ionic 2-Part Calcium Buffer System: What YOU Need to Know

The ESV two-part liquid product is formulated to provide the same ratio of calcium and alkalinity used in coral calcification. This reduces the chances of under or over-dosing these important elements and harming your corals.


Red Sea Reef Care Recipes: Q&A with Scott Kohler, SR. V.P. of Sales & Marketing

Red Sea’s Reef Care Program has been around for quite a while, but after listening to feedback from hobbyists, they have decided to update it with the Red Sea Reef Care Recipes


Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 3: Aquascape + Which Heater Should We Use?

We are setting up a 75 gallon drop-off aquarium and want YOU to help us build it! Today we aquascape the tank with the rock YOU voted for. Pick the heater we’ll install in our next episode!


American Marine Selcon Food Booster: What YOU Need to Know

Selcon from American Marine is a concentrated food booster containing Omega 3 fatty acids, marine lipids, stabilized Vitamin C and Vitamin B12. Add a few drops to soak your favorite foods before feeding to your tank.


Cycle your aquarium faster with MicroBacter7

Brightwell Aquatics’ MicroBacter7 introduces beneficial bacteria that helps establish biological filtration in a new tank so it can complete the aquarium nitrogen cycle.


Setting Up an Aquarium Dosing Pump: It’s Easier Than You Think!

Daily dosing can be a lot of work and many hobbyists tend to quickly get off track. A dosing pump is a great way to relieve yourself of this mundane task of daily dosing and can automate the process for you. Using a dosing pump will also help to maintain more consistent water parameters for […]