nitrogen cycle

Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

At some point of keeping our aquariums we may have overheard someone from the reefing community talk about carbon dosing.…

Brightwell Aquatics MicroBacter Start XLM. Bacteria for Quick Marine Tank Startups!

Professional 15x strength live tank starter nitrifying bioculture for rapidly cycling new marine fish and reef aquaria and brackish aquariums,…

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…

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…

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…

Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 4: Heater Installation + Which Pump Should We Use?

In Episode 3, we aquascaped with the rock you voted for and began cycling the tank. Today we install and…

Cycle your aquarium faster with MicroBacter7

Brightwell Aquatics' MicroBacter7 introduces beneficial bacteria that helps establish biological filtration in a new tank so it can complete the…

How to Cycle a Saltwater Aquarium By Mark Callahan, Mr. Saltwater Tank

Let's face it: you want instant gratification. As soon as your box of aquarium supplies arrives from MarineDepot.com, you drop everything…