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Professional Japanese Breeders Reveal their Secrets (Part 2)

If you visit the well-known koi breeders in the mountains of Niigata Prefecture, you will see the flags of some famous food manufacturers waving in their farms. Think of how much food a koi farm needs!

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Video: Food Wafers for all Herbivorous Sucker Catfish in the Aquarium

Feeding fish is fun. JBL NovoPleco wafers are very hard, so the sucker catfish have to really scrape on them - just like they do in the wild!

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Professional Japanese Breeders Reveal their Secrets (Part 1):

The well-known kujaku breeder Yasuaki Kaneko’s father started koi breeding because a customer couldn’t pay cash for his car repair and brought him five koi as a salary. He learned diligently from the other koi breeders in the Ojiya area and became better and better.

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Video: Test Case for Precise Analysis of Aquarium Water

When was the last time you tested your aquarium water? The JBL PROAQUATEST LAB case contains all the important tests for your aquarium water.

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Water Temperature Problems in the Pond

Most pond owners only know of two problems related to water temperatures. In winter it gets so cold that the pond freezes over and in summer the water becomes so warm that the fish come gasping to the surface.

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Video: Liquid Fertiliser for Flourishing Plants in the Aquarium

Do you feed your aquarium plants regularly with aquarium plant fertiliser, or just let them starve? Along with their main food CO2, your plants need fertilisers.

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Japanese Koi Breeders and the Water Tests

A visit to the world-famous koi breeders in the mountains of Niigata/Japan always provides amazing insights! They breed world class koi, but when it comes to water tests they are amateurs.

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Video: Touch screen computer control for automatic pH regulation in the aquarium

A pH computer enables you to regulate the addition of CO2 to your aquarium so that your plants grow perfectly, while the pH value of your aquarium water is adjusted to its ideal value.

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Podcast: Is water testing in the aquarium really necessary?

Enjoy listening to the my-fish Podcast Episode #242: Testing water in an aquarium – Is it really necessary? Which parameters are important and when?

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Video: Your set for a quick and comfortable water change in the aquarium

The most important piece of maintenance for your aquarium is the two-weekly partial water change, done in combination with an aquarium substrate clean. The JBL Aqua In-Out complete set makes your aquarium clean simple and quick!

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