Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Top 10 Father's Day Gift Ideas

Looking for Father’s Day Gift ideas? Does your Dad love saltwater aquariums? If so, you’ve come to right place. Buying a gift for Dad can be difficult and to make it easier on you, we’ve put together a list of 10 great gifts for saltwater aquarium hobbyist and best of all, they can be found online and can be shipped right to your door.

Realistically, your dad has already read this and has reposted, shared or liked (in my case written) this article for you to find. So let’s show your old man how much you love him. To my Kids, Dad really could use #4, #3 or #6. Happy Father’s Day!

Number 10  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Red Sea Coral Pro Salt Mix

Every Hobbyist needs more salt and Red Sea Coral Pro Salt is a specialty salt mix formulated for today’s advanced reef aquariums. A scientifically formulated marine salt is based on using pure water. This is a necessary to accurately calculate all the elements required to recreate tropical seawater. It is the best way to create a baseline salt formulation that most precisely mirrors the reef environment.

Check out the Red Sea Coral Pro Salt Mix

Number 9  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

IceCap Auto Top Off (ATO)

Top off an aquarium can be more work than any hobbyist is willing to do daily. The IceCap ATO is a reliable dual optical sensor Auto Top Off management system that monitors and automates refilling evaporated water. I have one of these on my quarantine tank and it’s one of the best ATO for the money.

Check out the IceCap Auto Top Off (ATO)

Number 8  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

AquaMaxx Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor

Help Dad keep his Saltwater Aquarium clean with the AquaMaxx Fluidized Media Reactors. Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor are multi-purpose aquarium water filters specially designed for use in marine and reef aquaria. Insert your media of choice to help eliminate organic pollutants, odors, discolorations and algae fuels.

Check out the AquaMaxx Fluidized GFO and Carbon Filter Media Reactor

Number 7  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Kessil A160WE Controllable LED

The A160WE features Kessil`s new proprietary Kessil Logic, a unique form of spectral intelligence developed for precise color blending and optimal coral growth. In this new design, instead of varying the light intensity of two different channels to find the desired color and intensity mix, hobbyist can select the perfect spectrum and color with one knob and then adjust the intensity with the other.

Check out the Kessil A160WE Controllable LED

Number 6  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Reef Brite XHO Blue LED Strip Light

The Reef Brite XHO LED‘s have the highest output of any other lighting in it’s class. Reef Brite XHO has amazing performance at an affordable price. Mix multiple units to create your own Extreme High Output Led lighting system. Stylish black anodized housing, high performance reflector system, and assembled in the United States.

Check out the Reef Brite XHO Blue LED Strip Light

Number 5  Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Neptune Systems Wav Starter Kit

If your Dad has a Neptune Systems Apex and doesn’t have the WAV powerbeads to go with it I strongly recommend you take a look at these powerbeads. The WAV moves water. Plain and simple. More than 4000 gallons per hour of it! Better yet, for the same amount of flow, the WAV is smaller, uses less power, and is quieter than the most popular powerhead pumps on the market.

Check out the Neptune Systems Wav Starter Kit

Number 4 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

EcoTech Marine VorTech MP40

Help Dad out with his flow, In his  aquarium. Having the right amount of flow is cruicial to the health of the ecosystem. With VorTech QuietDrive, choosing the correct water circulation equipment has never been easier. This is one of the best power heads out there and there is always room for more, so you don’t have to worry if he already has one because VorTech MP40 are like jell-o (there’s always room for more).

Check out the EcoTech Marine VorTech MP40

Number 3 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Aquamaxx coneS Q-3 Protein Skimmer

Q series protein skimmers easily fit in most space-limited installations and supply powerful filtration. Newly designed hybrid-cone body stabilizes and concentrates the organic rich foam as it rises! Micro-adjustable valve provides precise control, and allows cleaned water to exit the skimmer chamber at its base where it is less bubble.

Check out the Aquamaxx coneS Q-3 Protein Skimmer

Number 2 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

EcoTech Marine Radion G4

Get Dad a new set of lights for the tank with the newest generation of Radions . They  have been radically re-define with simplicity, beauty and the power of the LED light. EcoTech Marine Radions are considered the best aquarium lights on the market. If your considering these lights I would recommend 1 light for every 2 feet of aquarium length.

Check out the EcoTech Marine Radion G4

Number 1 Father’s Day Gift Ideas


Neptune Systems Apex

Nock your Dad’s socks off with the Neptune Systems Apex Wi-Fi Controller. The Apex combines hardware control and monitoring with Apex Fusion. Apex Fusion is a cloud-based software that communicates with your aquarium hardware through the Apex Controller. Apex Fusion monitors and automatically regulates the most important saltwater aquarium parameters including pH, ORP, salinity, lighting, pumps and more! I own an Apex and I would never have a saltwater aquarium without one again.

Check out the Neptune Systems Apex

Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

I hope this article helped you pick out a gift for your dad. His a hard working guy and his saltwater aquarium is an escape for the world. Although this article is loaded with amazing gift ideas for dad the best gift you can give him is your time.


If you have any questions feel free to contact me at:

If you enjoyed our article or you are new to Mad Hatter’s Reef please take a moment to sign up for our FREE newsletter and like our Facebook page to stay up to date on all things related to saltwater aquariums.


Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.