Marine Depot now offers FREE economy shipping with no minimum purchase for 99% of the products we carry! Orders under $199 are shipped FREE using a mix of economy shipping methods including USPS First Class Mail, SurePost and UPS Ground. These shipments are typically delivered in 5-7 business days. Orders placed Monday-Friday before 10:30 am PST are shipped the same day. This offer is valid for orders shipped within the contiguous U.S. only. Frozen foods, live foods, and items shipped directly from the manufacturer do not qualify for this special offer.
$4.99 Upgraded 1-5 Day Shipping (FREE for orders $199+)
This is the shipping method most Marine Depot customers are accustomed to and is really the sweet spot for service and value. Thanks to our two strategically placed warehouse locations, over 90% of Marine Depot shoppers receive their orders within 2 business using this level of service (UPS Ground).
UPS Ground shipping is available for only $4.99 but is FREE with orders over $199. This shipping upgrade speeds delivery time to 1-5 business days. This offer is valid for orders shipped within the contiguous U.S. only. Frozen foods, live foods, and items shipped directly from the manufacturer do not qualify for this special offer.
Frozen foods are delivered 1-3 business days from the day your order ships. Frozen foods are shipped every Monday and Tuesday. Shipping cut-off is Tuesday at 10 am PST (1 pm EST). Orders received after 10 am PST on Tuesday will be shipped the following week. Shipping and handling is a $19.99 flat-rate charge so you can order as much or as little as you like.
Orders not shipped within the contiguous United States—the 48 U.S. states on the North American continent south of Canada plus the District of Columbia—are considered international orders. International orders are not eligible for Marine Depot’s free shipping promotions and additional surcharges may apply. It is important to note that not all products we carry can be shipped internationally. Any brokerage fees, tariffs and/or taxes will be billed to you directly by the shipping courier. International customers must use the same billing and shipping address.
Step Up to a New Lifegard Technology! AquaStep Ultraviolet Sterilizer
For use in the following applications: Installed in a hanging position or underneath aquarium tanks to kill disease causing micro-organisms. Also use inside pond filters or skimmers to kill free floating algae.
Internal Step Design. Directs water back and forth across UV light tripling the contact time through the unit.
Ease of Replacement. Unique 4 pin connector for easy bulb replacement without shutting down the system.
Clear View Port. Allows visible light (no UV) to pass through and indicated bulb is operating.
Adjustable Clamp. Spring loaded clamp creates a snug fit to any aquarium or reservoir tank.
UV Bulb. Highest quality, pure hard quartz material allows maximum UV transmission and longer bulb life.
Compression Coupling and Gasket. Creates water tight seal at quartz sleeve and around ballast cord.
Electronic Ballast. 10W, 15W and 25W high output UL listed ballast.
Versatile. Inlet and outlet at top for hang on and at bottom for below aquarium installations. Use inlet ports on each side to connect multiple units together for any size requirement.
Distribution Plate. Evenly distributes water into chamber.
Plugs. Plug off inlet ports not in use. Can be removed to drain or clean unit.
Free Standing Base. Holds AquaStep in place for installations below or beside aquarium.
Design. Innovative design creates more volume area for increased contact time. Flat side allows snug fit to any aquarium or reservoir tank.
High Capacity. More capacity than any other make of equal height due to shape of chamber and step design.
Water Fall. Increases oxygen level by spreading out a thin sheet of gently falling water.
Adjustment Screws. Keeps unit level when installed in hanging position on tank.
Injection Molded Construction. Heavy duty thick wall ABS injection molded parts. Built to last.
Lifegard Aquatics Aquarium Supplies Lifegard Aquatics manufactures and supplies a complete line of aquarium, pond, water garden and aquaculture products for the advanced aquarist, pond owner, professional landscaper or contractor. Their proven quality products include life support systems for salt or freshwater use in large or small aquariums, outdoor ponds, fountains and water gardens, as well as fish hatcheries or other commercial installations. Lifegard Aquatic’s product line features filtration units, ultraviolet (UV) sterilizers, pumps of every conceivable size and performance, automatic fish feeders, digital thermometers, filter media, Fittings, valves and other support equipment required for maintaining indoor or outdoor installations.
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Works great. Running with a Quiet One 1200 pump (317gph).. 15 hrs on and off at night (since copepod population is most active during that time). No problems at all during installation. Water quality is awesome.