Marine Depot (Our Honest Review)


We’ve bought lots of aquarium related kit from Marine Depot over the last several years, and we also recommend their products in a number of our posts. so we feel perfectly suited to write a short review of Marine Depot. They’re one of the largest online aquarium stores in the United States, and we think they deserve to have that reputation! To prove that, we’re going to conduct a short review of Marine Depot. We’ll be taking a look at their product range, customer service and reviews on third-party platforms to see how they rate. Let’s get into the review:

What are the Marine Depot products like?

Marine Depot have everything you could possibly need related to aquariums – equipment, lighting and more. But let’s start with their range of aquariums. The sizes they have available range from nano tanks to 200 gallons +, a great range to work within. They’ve got aquariums from 14 different brands, including well known and trusted brands like Clear-For-Life and Red Sea. You’ve got the choice of buying a tank on it’s own, or an aquarium set if you want everything to come with the tank ready to rock. This is especially useful for the larger aquariums, as buying a big aquarium then having to think about all the kit can be a bit stressful.

Aside from tanks, perhaps the most impressive range that Marine Depot have is their lighting range. With 5 categories to choose from, there is something for every type of tank and more including aquarium light bulbs, aquarium lighting mounts, and other lighting accessories.

What is the Marine Depot customer service like?

We’ve had nothing but excellent experiences with the Marine Depot customer service team, and think they set a standard that every other company should strive to match. There is a hotline you can call to speak to an expert member of the team if you need any advice, plus there is an easy to use form which allows you to choose from a number of different topics, so the team can help you with exactly what you need. 

Lastly, you can contact Marine Depot through their Facebook page and you’ll get a reply almost immediately. Really useful!


What are the Marine Depot reviews like?

Marine Depot collect customer reviews on their website, all of which are very positive. You can find the reviews for the individual products on the product pages, and the great thing about the customer reviews on the product pages is that they’re all verified buyers, so you know they’re real reviews.

Otherwise, you can also find reviews for Marine Depot on their Facebook page. They company is currently sitting with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 from almost 300 reviews, a great average score. The nice thing about the reviews on Facebook is that people often include pictures of the products they’ve bought.


In Conclusion

What else is there left to say? Marine Depot are one of the best places to head for aquarium supplies, and we give them a massive thumbs-up. 





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