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Marine Depot Turned 20 This Year! We Talk To Our Founder Ken Wong About His First Aquarium, Starting Up The Business, And Meeting The Needs Of Today’s Hobbyists

We chat with Marine Depot’s founder, Ken Wong, about his first fish tank, what inspired him to start an online aquarium supply store, and what it’s been like serving aquarium hobbyists these past two decades.

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We Speak With Rod Buehler About The Fresh Human-Grade Ingredients in Rod’s Food

We chat with Rod Buehler of Rod’s Food about the gourmet ingredients in his foods, clownfish breeding, coral farming, philanthropy, education, and the cool retro design of his product packaging!

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Aquatic Life Reno Freshwater / Refugium Light – What YOU Need to Know

The Aquaticlife Reno LED clamp light is designed for rimless Nano freshwater aquariums and marine refugiums and it will produce natural colors and an attractive shimmer effect.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Planted Tanks

In recent years we have seen many advances in aquarium technology and many new approaches to aquariums in general. One of the most interesting and artistic advances has been the planted aquarium.

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Ecoxotic EcoPico: Plants & Parts

A week passed after filling my Ecoxotic EcoPico with reverse osmosis water and the tank was still cloudy. I was seriously regretting not rinsing the Seachem Flourite before putting the substrate inside my little tank. My boss hooked me up with some plants and rocks he’d received from members of SCAPE (Southern California Aquatic Plant […]

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Ecoxotic EcoPico: Unboxing + LED Upgrade

It’s been about 2 years since I’ve had an aquarium of my own. One of the perks of working at MarineDepot.com is that I see aquariums every day. Monday through Friday, at least. But still, it’s not the same. I’ve been plotting my return to the hobby since I got married last May. Since we’re […]

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Reefer Gone Green!

“Who even likes fish?” I asked myself this very question while cleaning aquariums back in May 2003 at my first job, a local pet store. “I mean, they just float or swim side-to-side.” These feelings persisted during my first couple of months on the job. Then one day I observed a coworker feeding Oscars with […]

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