80 % of All Pond Owners Wrongly Estimated Their Water Volume


On a daily basis the JBL service department receives questions and inquiries on pond problems which it gladly answers in a competent manner. Now the online pond laboratory where pond owners can get help ...

Springtime is algae time


The total phosphorus entering water bodies per year in Germany is approx. 23,000 t (data from 2005, source: Federal Environmental Agency). Broken down to a single square metre of water surface, ...

How does the JBL PondCheck work?


Carbonate hardness and pH values are the most important parameters to evaluate the stability of the pond water. The target values for the pH levels are between approx. 7.5 and 8.5, whereby the fluctuations over the course of the day ...

Trailers for the JBL Expedition Venezuela 2016


In preparation for the JBL expedition 2016 for 50 participants, the organisers have shot footage which is now available in two parts. The first film shows views of the Orinoco ...

Holding your breath for 3 minutes to observe fish – That’s no problem anymore


„Unbelievable“ was the most frequent participant comment after the JBL freediving course with Christian Redl, the eightfold world record holder, in the monte mare water park.

Pond Water Analysis via Smartphone


JBL has revolutionized water testing and can turn your smartphone into your personal water test center by means of a free app. Please select for example the water type garden pond on the JBL ProScan app.

JBL Nitrogen Fertilizer for Coral Reef Aquariums


Contemporary reef aquatics often means a lot of corals and relatively few fish in the aquarium. Because there are hardly any fish feeding, the corals lack nitrogen (N) and often also phosphorus (P).

JBL aquatic calculator – something really useful for any aquarist


There are a few questions which can only be answered by a few select experts. These include the quantity of substrate required, what amount of light is best and the complex issue of how much fertilizer to add.

In winter the Arctic blossom is under the ice


Even when snow storms are raging above the water, with temperatures of up to -50 °C, plankton is blossoming under the ice as if it’s spring. But the metre-thick layer of ice means it’s still too early to collect it. Once JBL has sold the last PlanktonPur stocks, no new plankton can be ...

JBL receives an award for environmental protection in practice


The Rhine/Neckar metropolitan region has selected JBL for an energy efficiency award as part of its project Sustainable Business Practices 2014. An audit of the JBL works in Neuhofen convinced them how much JBL has invested in environmental protection: ...