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Our Chronicle

1966

The Köhlmoos brothers develop the first aquarium with an aluminium frame.
Until then, aquariums were built with hammer effect enamel steel angled frames

1968

The Köhlmoos brothers introduce a global innovation:
the first aquarium with an integral lid and lighting integrated therein.

1969

JUWEL Aquarium GmbH & Co. KG. is officially founded by the Köhlmoos brothers and an entry is recorded in the Commercial Register.

1970

A further revolution in the manufacturing of aquariums. Silicone replaces filler “ JUWEL produces the first aquariums with silicone bonding.

Introduction of a safety frame for setting up JUWEL aquariums safely and robustly.

1982

JUWEL develops its waterproof cover light and, as the first manufacturer Hof aquarium lights, receives the GS mark for certified safety from TÜV Rheinland.

1984

A small revolution in design and production. JUWEL produces the first aquariums without lateral profiles and with
plastic upper and lower frames.

1990

Introduction of a complete aquarium with an integrated heater, the patented JUWEL filter system and lighting.

1995

Move into the new company premises in Rotenburg and the creation of JUWEL's own subsidiary in England.

1998

Presentation of the Vision aquarium.
JUWEL develops the first aquarium in Germany with a curved front panel.

1999

Introduction of electronic ballasts with the lighting. JUWEL is thus a pioneer in the EU's efforts to save energy.

2000

JUWEL starts up its robot-assisted aquarium production and is thus able to achieve a further increase in quality in the production of aquariums.

2006

Introduction of a new lighting standard in fish keeping. JUWEL replaces the conventional T8 lighting with powerful High-Lite T5 technology.

2013

Strengthening of the JUWEL brand through a modernised market presence and strong product packaging.

2014

Expansion of the company building at the Rotenburg site with an additional production and logistics hall.

Today

We are continuously striving to further develop our range so that we will also be able to meet the future requirements of our customers.