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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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30.09.2016

China and Indonesia - new sources of koi?

In China and Indonesia koi-lovers are increasing in high numbers, as opposed to Japan, where the hobby is slowly dying out!

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28.09.2016

Testing water – here’s how

The water in your aquarium is outstandingly significant because it is a life-giving element for fish and plants.

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26.09.2016

Liquid sun protection for your pond prevents algae

Is your pond clear – with no algae in sight? Perhaps you were just lucky or you have completed an algae treatment successfully. In either case there’s one thing you don’t need: algae!

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24.09.2016

Digital water test with your smartphone – tips for the perfect measuring

Using your smartphone testing of water has become very easy and you get an in-depth analysis, too. If you follow the following tips your measuring will remain error-free.

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22.09.2016

Insights from a team member - JBL Expedition Vietnam 2013

One of the team members has got back to us with a video montage. A sense of nostalgia prompted him almost three years later to go through his old videos and photos and he enjoyed it so much that he went on to create the following montage.

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20.09.2016

Tategoi – huge potential – never the champion?

This week I came across the term „Tategoi“ a lot. For all koi fans this is the word that comes up most frequently when they are talking about exhibitions and breeding success.

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18.09.2016

Keeping an eye on the most important water values

Professional water analysis sounds very expensive. But the professional water testing in your aquarium or pond at home also works on a high level and above all it is simple and inexpensive.

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16.09.2016

JBL Expedition 1963 to Mauritania – a journey through time

Joachim Böhme, the founder of JBL, was first gripped by expedition fever 53 years ago.

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14.09.2016

The Japanese and the real koi

This time I would like to answer a very interesting question which I hear very often in my daily work. It’s whether only a Japanese koi is a real koi or whether the Japanese breed the best koi.

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12.09.2016

Cooling Aquariums – Summer Heat in Aquariums

Summer means sweat, because even within our homes the temperature rises steadily. This can also be discerned in the aquarium.

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