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AF Bio Sand is a totally different take on Live Sand

AF Bio Sand Live sands have been available for a long time, and share similar formats, packaging, and benefits. Clear…

DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Fishless Cycling a New Aquarium (Using One and Only, Ammonium Chloride, and First Defense)

The “fishless cycle” is designed to establish biological filtration before any marine life is added. This method relies on a…

DrTim’s Aquatics Recipes for Success: Getting Rid of Cyanobacteria and Algae (Using Re-Fresh and Waste-Away)

The long-term solution to cyano and algae is adding competing bacteria back into your aquarium that will consume nutrients and…

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…

A Quick Guide to Fishless Cycling: An Easy Way to Start Your New Aquarium

Dr. Timothy A. Hovanec presents a short, concise recipe on how to fishless cycle your aquarium. You can add DrTim's One &…

How to Cycle a Saltwater Tank: Tips To Help You Succeed with Your New Aquarium

Setting up an aquarium is an exciting project. Typically, we can’t wait to start adding fish, corals, and invertebrates, but,…

Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

The way you cycle your aquarium can actually impact its success long term. We discussed the pros and cons of…

Secrets For Success: Rules You Should Follow To Keep Your Seahorse Aquarium Thriving

So you're interested in seahorses? It's easy to see why! Keeping seahorses is not more difficult than keeping a reef…

We Built a Reef Aquarium For Only $275. Here’s How We Did It!

We have received a few requests to do a video on how to build a reef tank on a budget…

The Truth About UV Sterilizers and Reef Aquariums

Small aquarium UV sterilizers can help control parasites and bacteria. They can help clear up stubborn algae blooms in freshwater,…