Ahead Through Research

For the development of products for aquariums, terrariums and garden ponds it is important to start off with information about the animals’ way of life and habitats as a basis. As a reputable manufacturer with very high standards JBL does not rely on dubious reports from the internet or information from outdated literature. That’s why JBL runs its own research center, employing experienced scientists, and also organises annual research expeditions to the home areas of the aquarium and terrarium animals, so as to build up our knowledge first hand.

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Como tudo começou

Quem somos

Tudo começou em 1960 com uma pequena loja de animais que o técnico farmacêutico, especialista de coleópteros e aquariófilo, Joachim Böhme, natural de Dresden, abriu em Ludwigshafen, acabando por fazer do seu hobby a sua profissão.

Company history


Joachim Böhme was a qualified chemist and turned his hobby, aquatics, into a profession. After moving from Dresden to Ludwigshafen he set up a specialist pet shop from which the company JBL soon emerged. Here are the milestones of the company history:

That is us


JBL has about 160 employees working in the JBL plant in Neuhofen and in the European sales force, which operates in such countries as Austria, France, England, Holland, Belgium and the Czech Republic.


Das erste JBL Aquarium-Handbuch entsteht

Im Mai 2018 wird es das erste, 200 Seiten umfassende, JBL Aquarium Handbuch geben. Zusammen mit einem komplett neuen, über 500 Seiten umfassenden Inhalt der JBL Homepage soll das Handbuch jedem Aquarianer eine Hilfe für ...