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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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23.08.2017

Worldwide destinations of the JBL Expeditions

The JBL Research Team obtains information on aquarium fish and terrarium animals first-hand by carrying out expeditions into the regions where the animals live on a regular basis.

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20.08.2017

Making the Water Habitable

Tap water and well water are not always ideal for pond dwellers. Tap water can contain heavy metals, such as copper, lead and zinc, especially when the water hasn’t been flowing in the domestic water pipes made of metal for some time. Unfortunately rainwater is no longer free of pollutants.

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17.08.2017

The JBL Substrates for Aquariums at a Glance

Following nature’s example we have a variety of substrates to choose from, and the following factors need to be taken into account when selecting the right substrate for aquariums.

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14.08.2017

Food for turtles

Most pond turtles and other turtles are omnivorous, usually with a preference for anything “animal”. Fish and any kind of aquatic creature are among the favourite prey. Now and then, a dead fish is devoured. Turtles also like to eat some aquatic plants and other “greenery”.

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11.08.2017

Identifying Fish Diseases In The Pond Before It’s Too Late

Many pond owners believe that fish diseases are mainly introduced and passed on by sick fish. Fortunately this is very rarely the case and it’s mostly up to you whether your fish keep well and fit. More than 90 % of the diseases are caused by inappropriate living conditions, such as water values and inadequate nutrition!

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08.08.2017

A terrarium for sun-loving tortoises

It can principally be set up similarly to a desert terrarium. However, the floor covering should NOT consist of sand. Tortoises need a large surface to move around.

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05.08.2017

Welcome New Arrivals!

You buy healthy fish and put them into your pond – and that’s it. But a few points have to be taken care of, so that all goes well. For the fish, this move is a completely different matter.

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02.08.2017

Workshops, trade fairs and promotions in August 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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31.07.2017

The world’s best aquascapers use JBL products

Although aquascaping is an art, any aquarium owner can set up an aquarium artistically.

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28.07.2017

Battle Sludge in the Pond

ANY pond which is not roofed-over will build up sludge from leaves, aquatic plant leaves and other matter entering the air.

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