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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.


JBL TV shoot in Vienna – Making a JBL film

26.01.2022

The online marketing team went to Vienna to assist our biologist Heiko as he shot our latest JBL TV episodes and to give you a look behind the scenes. The film location was the “Haus des Meeres” in the heart of the city.

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JBL TV #31: BASIC. ADVANCED. PROFESSIONAL.

21.01.2022

CO2, also called carbon dioxide, is the main nutrient for all plants.

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Die Faszination einer Aquaristik-Reise

16.01.2022

Es gibt sie, die Traumziele, an denen jeder Aquarianer ohne Drogeneinfluss vollkommen high wird und nur auf energischen Druck seines Partners spät abends das Wasser wieder verlässt, um noch die Reste des Buffets zu erwischen.

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BEST OF JBL TV 2021 - Review and Preview

14.01.2022

826 days ago, on Oct 11, 2019, the first JBL TV episode was released. A format that takes on fundamentally important aspects of the aquarium, terrarium and pond and explains them clearly.

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The 19,000 km3 aquarium

11.01.2022

Live-bearing toothcarps such as guppies, swordtails and Yucatan mollies are among the most popular aquarium fish of all. Central America (Belize, Mexico, Costa Rica) offers the best chances for seeing these fish species. JBL can take you there!

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Sharks don't like chicken

09.01.2022

There are hardly any fish species in the world which regard mammals as prey: Only tiger sharks and bull sharks are interested in absolutely anything that looks or smells like food. They bite into it and then decide whether it is edible or not.

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Measure properly with PROSCAN! Here’s how!

07.01.2022

"This is inaccurate" or "this is no good" – you’ll hear comments like this again and again in the aquaristic scene. How come? Let us explain!

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Your filter bacteria need your full support!

02.01.2022

Even though a lot of aquarists believe that their aquarium is kept perfectly clean by the filter, this is nothing but a fairy tale. A filter to keep the aquarium floor, the spaces between the decorations and the water clean would have to produce a current strong enough to make the fish all (and very clearly visibly) stick to the glass pane!

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THANK YOU & Happy New Year 2022

01.01.2022

What can you expect in 2022? What happened in 2021? Our summary and new prospects.

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JBL on TikTok & Instagram - This was 2021

31.12.2021

Produkte in unter 30 Sekunde erklären und die Anwendung zu zeigen. TikTok und Instagram machen es möglich.

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The JBL Community Calendar 2022 - Download Now

27.12.2021

It can be used digitally or printed out. The calendar contains the 12 best photos.

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Mild winters - what does that mean for garden ponds?

26.12.2021

If you follow this advice, you will have a trouble-free winter for your garden pond and its inhabitants. And then we can all look forward to a beautiful spring!

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JBL TV #30: Which fish suit my aquarium?

24.12.2021

Fish communities in the aquarium: Which aquarium fish do NOT go together and why?

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Merry Christmas from the JBL Team

24.12.2021

I feel like it was only a few weeks ago I was writing this for 2020. But 365 days have already passed and we can look back on an eventful and positive year.

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Pond filters: expensive and showy or invaluable tool?

19.12.2021

Small, large, from the reasonably priced to the prohibitively expensive, with and without extras. The description of pond filters sounds like comparing a Fiat 500 with a Porsche Turbo S. Unfortunately, we can rarely “test-drive” a pond filter to get an idea of its qualities, unlike with the €250,000 Porsche Turbo.

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7 water values in 1 minute - analysis in pond and aquarium

17.12.2021

Testing the water values can be so quick! With the JBL PROAQUATEST EASY 7in1 test strips you can carry out a water test of the 7 most important values in the aquarium or pond in one minute.

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What's going on in the filter - How murder and bacteria make the water clear

12.12.2021

The aquarist isn’t even aware he has committed mass murder by his well-intentioned addition of salt and now a tidal wave of problems is heading his way.

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JBL TV #29: Cleaning the aquarium pane - How to do it quickly and properly, without scratching

10.12.2021

Cleaning the aquarium panes properly, without scratching. Avoid scratches caused by incorrect cleaning.

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Facts and fiction about winter food in the pond

05.12.2021

At what water temperature does winter begin and when is it over? Why shouldn’t a fish get any food if it is still active and consuming energy?

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JBL water tests - how to test correctly and reap the benefits

03.12.2021

Lots of scientists & experts swear by the JBL water tests, but why?

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