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.
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.
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?
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?”
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.