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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.


Can you do without the CO2 in the aquarium?

14.08.2022

Admittedly, even without CO2 fertilisation, some aquarists say they observe their plants growing. There are several reasons for this…

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Adapter for JBL PRONOVO tins to fit on the AUTOFOOD - storage space for long holidays

12.08.2022

Mounting the tin on the feeder increases its volume from 125 ml to 375 ml.

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CO2 alone won’t make you happy

10.08.2022

It can be quite frustrating when you arrive at home with your freshly bought CO2 system, connect everything up and the plants don't grow any better in the next few days than before. So should you be taking the CO2 system back and complaining? No!

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Plants provide oxygen – but it’s not that important!

07.08.2022

If you ask aquarium owners what advantages aquatic plants have, oxygen production is almost always mentioned first. But actually this is their least significant quality...

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Pane cleaner with handle for the aquarium - Scratch-free removal of algae

05.08.2022

When all other glass cleaners fail, the JBL Blanki is the one.

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Why is CO2 such a good help when combating algae?

31.07.2022

Algae are plants, but only very simple Algae are plants, but only very simple ones. CO2 fertilisation promotes the growth of the more complex plants and algae have no chance against them!

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Expert cleaning for your aquarium panes - stainless steel blade with rubber scraper

29.07.2022

The blade removes algae in just one stroke. Extra long and with an additional element to remove the water from the panes.

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Terrarienkreis Kiel (Terraristics Association) Whitsun Exhibition at the Tierpark Gettorf - Part 3

24.07.2022

Whit Sunday began as the previous evening ended: counting the corn snakes. While we could only find 8 on Saturday, there were now 9 of them again. One of them must have been hiding very well. We were beginning to fear it might have escaped...

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BL TV 40: Selection of filter material for the aquarium - Biological. Mechanical. Troubleshooter.

22.07.2022

Why are there different types of activated carbon? What is sintered glass filter material and where in the filter do you place the dedicated filter materials?

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Whitsun exhibition of the Terrarienkreis Kiel (Terraristics Association) at the Tierpark Gettorf - Part 2

20.07.2022

The exhibition is open! Friday started with a panic, because the transporter that was supposed to bring most of the animals to the exhibition had a flat tyre...

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Whitsun exhibition of the Terrarienkreis Kiel (Terraristics Association) at the Tierpark Gettorf - Part 1

17.07.2022

During the last two years of the pandemic many events had to be cancelled or postponed. This was also the case with the reptile exhibition of the Terrarienkreis Kiel at Tierpark Gettorf. Although the pandemic is still around, the exhibition has finally able to take place once more in its usual form.

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Cleaning aquarium panes with a stainless steel blade - a tried and tested method for removing algae

15.07.2022

With the JBL Aqua-T Handy even the most stubborn algae deposits on aquarium panes are no problem.

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Pane cleaner with handle for your aquarium - Removes algae without scratching.

08.07.2022

If you haven’t found a good pane cleaner, you haven’t tried the JBL Blanki. Its circular movements remove even the most stubborn algae.

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JBL TV #39: Lighting for fish and plants in the aquarium

01.07.2022

LED, T5, HQI & Co - David vs. Goliath. There are so many lighting options - we' ll explain the differences.

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Cleaning in the aquarium made easy with JBL PROCLEAN products

30.06.2022

With the right tools, cleaning is child's play and done in no time at all. Cleaning can even be fun.

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Let's bring in the water! - Aquarium in the Tierpark Germendorf starts to take shape.

26.06.2022

A "Rainbow Fish Aquarium" in a terrarium sounded like a very exciting project.

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Safety in the terrarium - prevent escapes with a terrarium lock

24.06.2022

The JBL TerraSafe terrarium lock is suitable for all side-sliding doors of 3-6 mm thickness on terrariums.

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Neon are not schooling fish - but flag cichlids are!

22.06.2022

Of course, we’re not being entirely serious, but our observations under water in the blackwater rivers of Colombia really seemed to support this.

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JBL supports: Aquarium on the Pediatric Oncology ward of the Helios Clinics Schwerin

19.06.2022

Social projects and promoting our hobby are very important to JBL. So we didn't hesitate when AquaDesign Schwerin asked for our help.

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Cool the aquarium in summer - Reduce the water temperature with the JBL PROTEMP COOLER x300

17.06.2022

The JBL fans (JBL PROTEMP COOLER) easily and efficiently lower the water temperature by about 4 °C

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