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Stranger Than Fiction

Back in February, I posted a picture of a very unusual fish. A fish so unusual, in fact, that I posed the question: is this monster of the deep, in fact, real … or some Photoshop’d monstrosity created by a graphic designer with too much time on his hands. A month passed before an anonymous […]

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New Addition: Peppermint Shrimp

We’ve been battling aiptasias in the marketing tank for some time, so I decided to hit up the Marine Depot forum again for some advice from the experts. I jumped into a thread about aiptasias and gave a brief rundown of what livestock we had in the tank to see if they thought picking up […]

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Update: Pom Pom Crab finds missing Pom Pom

Recently we noticed the Pom Pom Crab in our 24-gallon reef tank was missing a pom pom. I was, admittedly, a bit panicked about the whole affair. “Claire,” as the crab had come to be known (paying homage to the cheerleader in NBC’s HEROES), was the first animal we added to the tank (aside from […]

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How much live rock and live sand do I need for a 120 gallon tank? thanks for your help. Richard

The amount of liverock will vary due to the density of the rock and personal opinions.  Denser rock will not fill in as much of an area as less dense rock, so you may need more dense rock for the same sized aquarium as less dense rock.  For example 5lbs of a dense rock may […]

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Deal of the Week

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Best New Products from the Global Pet Expo

CONTROLLABLE KORALIAThe Hydor Koralias have changed the way people think about water flow and powerheads. Now, Hydor has improved upon the previous design and is introducing a wavemaker with wavemaker-compatible powerheads. These new pumps run on only 12 volts and, with the controller, can produce waves with varying speeds and durations. Yup, you heard right. […]

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World’s Deepest Coral Reef Display

California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park announced it is constructing what will be the deepest coral reef display in the world. At 25 feet deep at its max, this aquarium dwarfs the competition. In preparation for the opening of the new exhibit, the Academy is currently growing corals in its temporary facility at […]

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Six Legged “Hexapus” discovered in Britain

I came across this article last night and I thought I would share it with everyone. Enjoy! Source: Yahoo! News Comments

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Too Close For Comfort

These two kayakers got more than they bargained for on a trip to spot sea turtles off the Hawaiian island of Maui – winding up in the path of an anxious female humpback whale, surging out of the water to protect her young. The female adult flapped her fin at the passers-by to warn them […]

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What is the Best Diet to Feed My Coral? by Grant Lubbock, MarineDepot.com Customer Care

As hobbyists have gained knowledge of how to keep toxins corals are sensitive to—primarily nitrates and phosphates—under control and balancing and stabilizing essential trace elements, corals are now successfully kept in biotopes all around the world. As coral lighting requirements became more understood and higher-intensity systems developed, even more corals are now being kept successfully in closed saltwater systems. Understanding and […]

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