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Featured Tank Submission Guidelines

Earn reefing cred and score free goodies by becoming our next featured tank!

We occasionally highlight customer tanks that represent the pinnacle of reefkeeping. In addition to bragging rights, featured tanks entitle their owners to some free goodies and indefinite placement on the MarineDepot.com website. Hobbyists of all levels of experience will then be able to see which products and practices work well together so they can apply the same techniques to their own aquarium systems. 

If you would like to have your aquarium featured on our website, you’ll need to provide some basic information about yourself, your aquarium supplies (brands/models), your maintenance practices and some high quality digital photographs of your tank (preferably five or more). Required information is denoted below with an asterisk (*). 

Please send your entry information to featuredtank@marinedepot.com for consideration. If your aquarium is chosen as a featured tank, we will alert you via email to let you know approximately when your aquarium will be highlighted on our website. 

And don’t worry: we won’t publish your last name, email address or any other personally identifiable information online. We do, however, reserve the right to use images of your aquarium in future marketing efforts (in a slideshow at an event, for example). Thank you in advance for helping us to inspire present and future reefers.

About You

  • Your Name*
  • Email Address*
  • Telephone Number*
  • About You* (limit to 150 words)

Photographs and Videos

  • 5 or more high-resolution digital images that show just how awesome your tank is*
  • Video clips showing your tank, inhabitants, and equipment you use with a minimum resolution of 720p*

About Your Aquarium

General

  • Tank Volume
  • Tank Dimensions
  • Glass or Acrylic
  • Sump Volume
  • Stand Type or Material

Circulation

  • Main Pumps
  • Water Return Type
  • Additional Pumps
  • Wavemaking Devices

Controllers

  • Temperature Controls
  • Fans
  • Heater
  • Chiller

Filtration

  • Protein Skimmer
  • Ozonizer
  • Carbon
  • Biological Filter
  • Refugium
  • Live Rock in Display
  • Live Rock in Sump
  • Sand/Substrate

Lighting

  • Metal Halide Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
  • LEDs
  • Photoperiod
  • Reflectors
  • Lighting Controller

System Parameters

  • Temperature
  • Specific Gravity
  • pH
  • Alkalinity
  • Calcium
  • Mg
  • Test Kit Brand(s)
  • Nitrate
  • Phosphate
  • Resin or Devices Used to Control Nitrate/Phosphate
  • Calcium Reactor

Maintenance Schedule

  • Water Changes
  • Bulb Replacements
  • Water Tests
  • Resin Replacements
  • Type of Salt used

Livestock

  • Fish
  • Stony Corals
  • Soft Corals
  • Inverst
  • Noteworthy Specimens

Feeding

  • Fish (Types of Food, Frequency)
  • Corals/Inverts (Type of Foods, Frequency)

Additional Notes

  • Problems Overcome With System
  • Things You Like about System
  • Anything Special Unique about System
  • Overall Positives
  • Overall Negatives