Reefer Resolutions: Achieve Your Aquarium Goals

It’s almost 2021! and to celebrate, the Marine Depot team is revealing the tools you need to achieve your new year’s aquarium resolutions. Unfortunately, we are not in the fitness, nutrition, or organization industries but, what we can do is, make sure that your aquariums are happy, healthy, and low maintenance to ring in the […]

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How to Downsize to a Smaller Tank: Tips and Pointers

Whatever the reason may be, a downsize to a smaller tank is sometimes needed. So Team MD has put together a few tips and guideline to help make the transition a little easier.

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Best Aquarium Return Pumps: Our Top Picks

Having the proper flow and water turnover rate is one of the most crucial aspects of setting up an aquarium for success. What once was a relatively easy choice to make has become a market saturated with a plethora of return pump options. While this may be overwhelming for entry level hobbyists, the large amount […]

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How to Set Up a Mantis Shrimp Tank

Known for clubbing their prey to death with lightning speed Mantis Shrimp are deadly predators, but can you care for one in a tank? These once known hitchhikers are starting to have a following amongst hobbyists looking for a species specific tank.

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How to Maintain your RO and RO/DI System

Maintaining your RO or RO/DI system periodically will help you avoid short and long term water quality problems. Here are some tips and suggested filter swap schedule to keep your water pure and tank happy.

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The Best Aquarium Test Kits: Our Top Picks

One of the first principles to learn when starting out in the aquarium hobby is the importance of frequent water testing. Keeping the numerous parameters in check was once a difficult task but, with all of the testing options now on the market, it has become easier than ever. Maintaining proper parameters are crucial to […]

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6 Steps to Improve Water Quality in Your Aquarium

The water you add to your tank can make keeping an aquarium easy or very difficult. It doesn’t stop there though. Once in the tank, we should keep the water quality as pristine as we can. So, here are some simple steps to help improve the water quality of your aquarium.

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Shedding Light on Paludariums: The Best of Both Worlds

Paludariums are a blend of both an aquatic and a terrestrial ecosystem. This fascinating combination allows fish, aquatic plants, terrestrial plants, amphibians, crustaceans, and even reptiles to cohabit in one unique display. Here we discuss some tips, shedding light on paludariums.

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The Evolution of Aquarium Construct: Plastic, Acrylic and Glass Aquariums

Today, aquariums are constructed of injection-molded plastic, acrylic and glass, but what are the advantages of each type of aquarium?

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Best Aquarium Sand: Our Top Picks

Picking the proper sandbed for your aquarium can be crucial to its future success. With so many unique ways to build your aquarium, sand selection is certainly something to keep in mind for your pending tank build. While everyone can understand the visual appeal of a sandbed, it can also play an important environmental role […]

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