algae scrubber

How to Raise pH in Your Marine Aquarium

Low pH is a common water quality issue with reef aquariums. Here’s what you need to know on how to…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 3

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 3 of a multi-part…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 2

Filtering your tank using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 2 of a multi-part…

The Complete Guide to Algae Turf Scrubbers: Part 1

Filtering your aquarium by using “algae to fight algae” has gained popularity in recent years. In Part 1 of a…

How to Lower Phosphates in a Reef Tank: Mastering Nutrient Control

Phosphate has always been a hot topic with reef keepers. It’s in our tap water. It’s in fish and invert…

Red Slime!!! – Reef Tank Pest Control #3: How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria

Cyanobacteria, or Cyano for short, is not an algae like what many of you might think but is in fact…

Algae Scrubbers Explained: Natural Filtration For Your Aquarium – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #7

We ask how algae scrubbers work, what the benefits are, how scrubbers compare to reactors and refugiums, what types of…

We Talk to Julian Sprung About His First Aquarium, Growing Algae To Filter Water, And The #1 Mistake Most Hobbyists Make

Julian Sprung is one of our favorite writers about all things aquaria. He co-founded a company you probably know called…

5 Awesome (and Affordable!) Gifts for Reef Hobbyists

We’ve selected gifts that are economical and useful to anyone with a reef aquarium. If you’re already an aquarist and…

Do Algae Scrubbers Outperform Reactors and Refugiums? Yes Says Bryan of Santa Monica Filtration; See Positive Results In 1-3 Weeks

For the past decade, Bryan from Santa Monica Filtration has been perfecting his algae turf scrubbers so hobbyists can achieve…