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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.



Protein Skimmer Types, Installation, and How to Maintain Them

Protein Skimmer Types, Installation, and How to Maintain Them

  • Marine Depot
  • a month ago

As a beginner, it can be confusing with the different types of protein skimmers available. In this article we discuss each type of skimmer, installation basics, and troubleshooting.



Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

Liquid Carbon Dosing Breakdown: Why and How to do It

  • Marine Depot
  • a month ago

At some point of keeping our aquariums we may have overheard someone from the reefing community talk about carbon dosing. They may say they’re adding vinegar to their tank or even vodka. Yes, vodka! You may have reacted to yourself “Um, what??” and under breath say “Like… one shot for me… and one shot for […]






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