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Common Nuisance Algae and How to Treat Them

Common Nuisance Algae and How to Treat Them

  • Marine Depot
  • 3 days ago

Algae can enter your aquarium from introduced rocks, sand or frags, and when the conditions are right, algae will take advantage and become a nuisance, if left unchecked. Here are some of the most common nuisance algae we see in aquariums and methods to help prevent and treat them.


A Beginner’s Guide to Filter Media and How to use It

A Beginner’s Guide to Filter Media and How to use It

  • Marine Depot
  • 10 days ago

Not all forms of filtration media are needed in every aquarium. Some tanks can get by with just basic mechanical filtering in contrast to others using all other forms. So to ease any confusion we have put together a little beginner’s guide to the most used media in aquarium filtration and how it is used for you to decide which is right for your tank needs.



Best Filter Media: Our Top Picks

Best Filter Media: Our Top Picks

  • Brennen Lahn
  • 3 months ago

Selecting the proper filter media for a saltwater aquarium will be one of the most important decisions to make when keeping up with your tank maintenance. Filter media has a crucial role within our aquariums to keep our water clear and free of excess nutrients such as nitrate, ammonia, and phosphate. With the increased focus […]


6 Steps to Improve Water Quality in Your Aquarium

6 Steps to Improve Water Quality in Your Aquarium

  • Marine Depot
  • 5 months ago

The water you add to your tank can make keeping an aquarium easy or very difficult. It doesn’t stop there though. Once in the tank, we should keep the water quality as pristine as we can. So, here are some simple steps to help improve the water quality of your aquarium.



How to Set Up a Frag Tank

How to Set Up a Frag Tank

  • Marine Depot
  • Oct 20, 2020

A frag tank is a working tank with characteristics of function over form, practical, and above all produces results. If you are planning on taking cuttings (frags) from colonies in your main display, you will want them to put a base down on a frag plug quickly (if not quicker) than it did in the […]



K+ bio-media matures faster due to the unique manufacturing process

K+ bio-media matures faster due to the unique manufacturing process

  • Jeremy Gay
  • Aug 18, 2020

Fans of moving bed aquarium filters will be pleased to hear that their favourite K1 bioreactor media is now available with a larger surface area and matures more quickly too. Named K+, the new biological media is superficially similar to K1, being designed to self-clean when tumbled as well as harbouring those all-important quiet zones […]



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