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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.

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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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