Knowledge Base

  1. How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    How to Keep Cool for Summer, Part 1: Top Heat Contributors to Tanks

    As the Summer season approaches, you’re probably looking forward to getting outside enjoying the warm weather. But for many aquarists Summertime brings elevated aquarium temperatures, sometimes...
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  2. Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    Wrasse Species Spotlight - What to Know about Keeping Them

    When it comes to adding color to your fish tank, Wrasses are an excellent option. In the wild they are considered a very diverse group of fish that can be found along shallow reefs as well as at...
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  3. How to Assemble PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 4

    How to Assemble PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 4

    In previous articles in our series on PVC plumbing for aquariums we reviewed the various components you can use to design your own water distribution system. In this installment we‘ll explain...
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  4. How to Choose the Right Valve - Plumbing Basics, Part 3

    How to Choose the Right Valve - Plumbing Basics, Part 3

    Valves are an important component in aquarium filtration systems. They start, stop, and regulate the flow of water and prevent leaks in case of emergency or maintenance tasks. You’ll find...
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  5. How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    How to Size Bulkhead Fittings - Plumbing Basics, Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series on PVC basics we reviewed a brief history of PVC and explained how PVC pipe is sized and matched to the correct fittings. In this installment we’ll take a look at...
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  6. PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    PVC - Plumbing Basics, Part 1 - What you Should Know

    If you’ve got a reef or advanced freshwater aquarium, chances are there are some PVC components somewhere in the filtration system. PVC pipe, elbows and other fittings are used in protein...
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  7. pH Probe Calibration and How to Care for One

    pH Probe Calibration and How to Care for One

    Electronic pH measurement of aquarium water used to be something only a laboratory could perform. Thanks to advancements in technology, the cost of high-quality pH meters has come down to an...
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  8. For Neptune Systems, SKY is The Limit.

    For Neptune Systems, SKY is The Limit.

    Neptune SKY LED Fixture At Marine Depot, we are privileged to share with you a new and exciting announcement from Neptune Systems. All of the controllability and wireless functionality that you have...
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