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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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14.12.2018

Getting rid of diatoms - no problem at all

If a brown coating covers the substrate of your aquarium and looks unattractive, let’s hope it is diatoms! The alternative would be smear algae - and they are not as easy to get rid of as diatoms.

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11.12.2018

JBL Expedition Indian Ocean: part 8 - the island paradise of La Digue

When visiting the Seychelles, we usually think of big granite rocks, palm trees and breathtakingly beautiful beaches. And the beaches on the small island La Digue are said to be the most beautiful of all.

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08.12.2018

JBL Indian Ocean Expedition: part 7 – the Seychelles

Yeah, I know. Under water only average sounds a bit spoiled. But compared to other regions of the Indian Ocean I’m afraid it’s true.

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05.12.2018

JBL Expedition Indian Ocean: part 6 - Mauritius, a jewel in the Indian Ocean

We had two days with three dives each to get a picture of the situation. The water was much cooler than at Nosy Be/Madagascar.

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02.12.2018

JBL Expedition Indian Ocean: part 5 - nocturnal search for frogs

The later the evening, the louder the croaking of the frogs. But what kind of frogs?

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29.11.2018

Workshops, trade fairs and promotions in December 2018

Aquarium technology, pond care or terrarium lighting: when is the next workshop taking place near you? What are the current trends?

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26.11.2018

JBL Indian Ocean Expedition: part 4 - searching for chameleons in the jungle

Our team wanted to obtain biotope data which would show them first hand how our well-known terrarium animals, such as the endemic chameleon species or the beautiful day geckos live.

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23.11.2018

JBL Indian Ocean Expedition: part 3 - abject poverty in the capital of Madagascar

But our SUV convoy of five vehicles driving in close succession reminded us of FBI convoys in action movies. And you don't want to attack that sort of convoy!

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20.11.2018

JBL Expedition Indian Ocean: part 2 - the coral reefs near Madagascar

Between the whale shark trips we had time to visit the reefs near the shore, to take some water measurements and to assess the biodiversity (variety of life forms).

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16.11.2018

JBL Expedition Indian Ocean: part 1 - to the whale sharks near Madagascar

In the morning we’re out on the open sea with a maximum of eight people per boat. We’ll be looking for any conspicuous flocks of seabirds above the water surface and as soon as we see a gathering of them, we’ll head for that spot.

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