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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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13.02.2019

The Master School of Aquarium Design 2019: Apply Now

Whether you are a beginner or advanced aquarist, you share the dream of a perfect underwater landscape in your home. And this event is for you.

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09.02.2019

Display Accuracy vs. Measuring Accuracy - Different Results When Measuring Temperatures

You may find the differences that can arise when measuring the temperature with different measuring instruments and methods, confusing. Most people tend to trust a digital device more than an analog device. Is this justified?

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05.02.2019

Choosing Your Substrate - Combining Several Varieties

You probably had this the last time you set up an aquarium. "Sand or gravel?” you wondered. “Or maybe soil? Or there’s that coarse volcanic rock?”

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01.02.2019

Workshops, trade fairs and promotions in February 2019

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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28.01.2019

The JBL Sharks are now on National Geographic

During the JBL shark workshop in the Bahamas, Bresser Action cameras were used to shoot footage that National Geographic found so exciting, they’ve made a short film.

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24.01.2019

How to feed with live food?

Do not allow the water the live food comes in to enter your aquarium. It may be contaminated with harmful substances, germs and medication.

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19.01.2019

How to protect your heater and your fish

If you have ever touched an aquarium heater when it’s on, you’ll know not to do it again! Yet fish, especially sucker catfish and sucking barbs, have a habit of hanging on to heaters.

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15.01.2019

Averting algae next year – take action now

You may well have asked yourself this year why algae suddenly appear in spring even though you have barely fed your fish yet. It was still cold and the sun had only just begun to shine a little stronger. The reason for it is last year’s “waste” still lying on the bottom of the pond.

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11.01.2019

Oxygen supply for your fish in exceptional situations

In a normally planted aquarium with active filtering, the water surface movement and oxygen production from the photosynthesis of the aquatic plants is sufficient and an additional oxygen supply is not generally needed.

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21.12.2018

Christmas Greetings from the JBL General Manager

Dear friends of JBL, all the JBL team and I wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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