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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.


The JBL Intern - My Look Behind the Scenes

19.10.2020

First insights into JBL! Let me be your eyes and your ears and experience everything up close from my perspective

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Video: The right way to test the pH value of your aquarium or pond water

16.10.2020

The pH value indicates how acidic or alkaline your aquarium or pond water is. A doubling of the pH-value means a doubling of the bases (the opposite of acids) in the water.

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The JBL Intern - It Starts Here!

14.10.2020

Today's post sees the start of a new series of articles. Our student employee Moritz is taking up his role as "The JBL Intern" and we are giving you the opportunity to gain an insight into the JBL organisation!

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Water stability - A very quick check that your pond water is okay

28.08.2020

Every week pond owners need to check how high the pH-value is and whether there is still enough carbonate hardness (KH) to keep the pH-value stable. Both values are basic requirements of a functioning pond.

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Professional Japanese Breeders Reveal their Secrets (Part 2)

03.06.2020

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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Professional Japanese Breeders Reveal their Secrets (Part 1):

27.05.2020

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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Water Temperature Problems in the Pond

19.05.2020

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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Japanese Koi Breeders and the Water Tests

10.05.2020

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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Podcast: Is water testing in the aquarium really necessary?

05.05.2020

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: Water Test to Determine Phosphate, the Algae Nutrient, in Aquariums & Ponds

17.04.2020

Would you like to know why you have algae in your aquarium? Accurately test the phosphate content in your aquarium water.

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