Sand

  1. Best Aquarium Sand: Our Top Picks

    Best Aquarium Sand: Our Top Picks

    Best Aquarium Sand Picking the proper sandbed for your aquarium can be crucial to its future success. With so many unique ways to build your aquarium, sand selection is certainly something to...
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  2. Ready to Move Into a Bigger Tank? Tips to Prep for the New Tank

    Ready to Move Into a Bigger Tank? Tips to Prep for the New Tank

    Getting a new larger tank is like Christmas and a birthday both coming at once, for you and your fish. Bigger tanks offer more swimming and growing space for your resident fish collection, room to...
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  3. Live Rock and Sand: How Much is Right for Your Tank?

    Live Rock and Sand: How Much is Right for Your Tank?

    When setting up a reef tank, aquarists are confronted with a variety of reef rock options. There’s natural, aquacultured or synthetic rock. The same goes for sand substrate. You’ll find...
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  4. How To Clean Aquarium Substrate

    How to Clean Sand or Gravel for the Aquarium

    When you buy new aquarium dry sand or gravel it is highly recommended that you rinse it first. Even if it says it was pre-washed, it will still carry some dirt which can cause a cloudy mess in your...
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  5. AF Bio Sand is a totally different take on Live Sand

    AF Bio Sand is a totally different take on Live Sand

    AF Bio Sand Live sands have been available for a long time, and share similar formats, packaging, and benefits. Clear bags contain bacteria covered aragonite sand and saltwater, and the...
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  6. Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

    Biological Filtration Demystified – Marine Depot Chats with Experts #10

    Does cyano have you pulling your hair out? Got diatoms that won't go away? Are your nutrients out of whack? The way you cycle your aquarium can actually impact its success long term. We discussed the...
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  7. Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 3: Aquascape + Which Heater Should We Use?

    Drop-Off Tank Build – Episode 3: Aquascape + Which Heater Should We Use?

      Last time, we asked you guys which type of dry rock to use inside our 75 gallon Drop Off Tank and the people have spoken, CaribSea Liferock will be used inside the aquarium and in this episode...
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  8. Drop-Off Tank Build - Episode 2: Sump Install + Which Rock Should We Use?

    Drop-Off Tank Build - Episode 2: Sump Install + Which Rock Should We Use?

      In our last episode, we asked you guys which sump we should use to upgrade the standard glass sump that comes with the tank.  The results were pretty clear and we will be using the MD...
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