Threatened Controller Manufacturer Attempting to Shut Out New Lower Cost Competitor

The Hydros Aquarium Controller is an exciting new ecosystem of connected aquarium devices from CoralVue designed to help aquarists put their reef tanks on cruise control. However, before it could even launch it seems that one of the incumbent manufacturers…

Tame the Tangle of Cables with marine Depot’s Controller Board

Reef tanks can be a very beautiful piece of living furniture in many settings but nothing can detract from the aesthetic more than a tangled mess of wires. unfortunately, it usually takes a lot of gadgets and gizmos to have…

No sump? Try the XP Aqua Sumpless ATO

If you have a tank without a sump or filtration chamber (like in an all-in-one) and you’re looking for a way to take advantage of automatic water top offs, check out the XP Aqua Sumpless ATO. The design uses the…

ReefAPalooza California Speaker Videos Now Online

If you didn’t make it to Reefapalooza in California a few weeks back then you missed one helluva coral market, and some pretty great presentations. I picked up some super fun corals for myself, and I also put together a…

NanoBox Reef Handmade LED Lights Now On Marine Depot

NanoBox Reef is one of the success stories of DIY LED lights growing and maturing into something much, much, better. Over the years we’ve watched NanoBox Reef develop a very unique kind of LED light which is uniquely suited for small…

Euroquatics E5 LED T5 retrofit lamps now available from Marine Depot

Euroquatics first revealed their exciting new E5 Retro Series LED lamps for T5 fixtures since late september of last year but the wait is finally over. The E5 Retro Series LED tubes are now available from Marine Depot in four…

Marine Depot Live returns with wysiwyg corals, clams and fish

Marine Depot has decided to return to the livestock side of the aquarium business by relaunching Marine Depot Live.¬†Almost four years since Marine Depot Live was closed, the Depot is once again aiming to satisfy all your marine livestock demands…

Protein Skimmers infographic by Marine Depot breaks down foam fractionation

The protein skimmer is the heart of most marine aquariums, fish-only and reef-centric, yet we hardly give this refined piece of aquarium equipment the fundamental consideration it deserves. For every outline of basic protein skimmer function there are hundreds of…

Black Friday deals galore for your hobbyist needs

It’s that time of year again as we settle in for a Thanksgiving feast followed up with the holiday shopping insanity. Many of us would LOVE to forgo the new sweater, robe, slippers or other boring gifts and in turn…

AquaMaxx updates two new larger models of EcoMaxx protein skimmers

Two new Ecomaxx protein skimmers were outed at the Reefapalooza AquaMaxx booth in orange county this weekend. The larger EcoMaxx 400 and EcoMaxx 500 are not that different from previous models with mostly minor adjustments here and there but the…