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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.


Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the world`s southernmost reef of all?

02.10.2022

Near-surface reefs with symbiotic corals exist only in the so-called reef belt at latitudes between 32 degrees north and 30 degrees south. But which reef deserves the rank of being the southernmost coral reef in the world?

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Cleaning cloth with sponge - Crystal-clear aquarium and terrarium panes

30.09.2022

Microfibre cloths such as the JBL Wish have a huge benefit: they don’t spread the dirt when used, but absorb it instead.

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A very special picture - Altum angelfish in their biotope

25.09.2022

The photo was taken at a depth of 50 cm in the Rio Atabappo in Colombia, which forms part of the border with Venezuela. What made it special was the water temperature of 32.7 °C!

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Residue-free sponge - for cleaning the aquarium & terrarium

23.09.2022

Food, plant residues and metabolic products lead to pollution in the aquarium. Cleaning the tank and accessories and carrying out a regular partial water change will ensure your creatures are well and help sustain your enjoyment of the aquarium.

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JBL TV #42: App controlled lighting in the aquarium - More than just a timer

16.09.2022

Individual and biotope-compatible - Automatic. Simple. Smart.

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The JBL Expeditions - Be a part of them!

14.09.2022

Have you ever dreamed of spending time in the middle of the jungle, snorkelling to observe aquarium fish in their natural habitat, eating dinner with the locals and looking for snakes and lizards with them? Yes? Then join us!

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Sea dragons – why it's worth flying 16,000 km to South Australia

11.09.2022

Almost fifty centimetres long seahorses, colourful or with algae-like appendages: They’re seadragons!

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Cleaning with hose brushes - Clean hoses mean better filter performance

09.09.2022

Through usage, all water-carrying hoses become clogged with biofilms and their flow rate can be reduced by up to 25 %!

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Malaysia - one country, but many islands

04.09.2022

Normally tourists fly to Malaysia, which has 4500 km of coastline, for its dream islands in the warm tropical sea with beautiful coral reefs, like Thioman – or for the orangutans in Borneo. But for freshwater fish?

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Landing net with sturdy handle - catching fish stress-free in the aquarium

02.09.2022

Almost every aquarist owns a catch net. But one isn’t enough! Having two different sized catch nets helps you to catch fish much more gently and stress-free

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