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Would you like to learn some interesting facts about your hobby or have a glimpse behind the scenes at JBL? Our team of experts regularly share tips, knowledge, and further information not to be found on any packaging or product. Use this opportunity to discuss and ask questions. Experience the expert team as never before.

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20.02.2017

From practical experience: the right substrate for breeding

Our pair of desert iguanas (Diplosauus dorsalis), Martha and Norman, are very much at home in the building that houses the JBL lab, and now we’ve found eggs in a hollow there.

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17.02.2017

Event Report: Master School of Aquarium Design 2017

Aquatics is a hobby full of emotions, creativity and fun. Numerous competitions to set up aquariums in all kinds of styles have sprung up during the last few years. Whether locally or in the internet – competitions are a ten a penny.

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07.02.2017

New JBL Herbil - Who said tortoises are slow?

Our South East UK representative, Frederic Rassineux went to visit some of our customers to show them the New JBL Herbil, complete tortoise food and what a success it was!!

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04.02.2017

The Shinkokai

This is an association but it is also the name of what is probably the most important koi show worldwide. The show takes place every year in the Tokyo Ryutsu Center, where 80 professional adjudicators evaluate about 1500 koi. It is here that the Shinkokai Grand Champion is selected.

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01.02.2017

Workshops, trade fairs and promotions in February 2017

When is the next workshop about aquarium technology, pond care or terrarium lighting taking place near you? What are the current trends?

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29.01.2017

Bacteria starter – starting an aquarium without a run-in phase – Part 2

In the previous post we discussed the use and necessity of bacteria products in aquariums. In this one we will answer your frequently asked questions on the subject.

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26.01.2017

Koi Transport Part 3: From the airport to the garden pond

Before the customers can admirer their koi in the garden pond it will have passed through up to 52 hands. This is very stressful and a good immune system is imperative to ensure that it doesn’t end up diseased.

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23.01.2017

Bacteria starter – starting an aquarium without a run-in phase – Part 1

Bacterial preparations for aquariums have been on the market for more than 20 years. That’s a very long time. From the start they were used to establish healthy bacterial flora or as an emergency measure to quickly add fish to a freshly set up aquarium.

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20.01.2017

For everyone: free food starter pack for aquarium fish

We would like to send EVERY* aquarium owner a food starter pack PlanktonPur free of charge.

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18.01.2017

Koi Transport Part 2: From the farm to the airport

Before the transport the healthy koi are not fed. This is a very important measure to prevent the koi from poisoning themselves in transit with their own excrement.

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