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Old 10-26-2017, 12:37 AM   #1
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Siphon pump?

Can anyone recommend a siphon pump/hose? I'm already getting a headache reading Amazon reviews. I have a 10 gallon tank and apparently they're all too big. I'm more apt to pick up a siphon pump from Harbor Freight, but sometimes their cheap stuff is CHEEEEAP. And I'm pretty sure my fish won't like the HF smell.
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Old 10-26-2017, 06:41 AM   #2
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Siphon pump?

I just use a vinyl hose. 1/2-5/8Ē ID. I donít do gravel vacuuming. I did have a gravel vac at one time and it was fine for smaller tanks. The only knock was that the siphon hose was pretty thin (slow flow).
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Old 10-26-2017, 03:10 PM   #3
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Something like this, perhaps. $10.99 for the small size.

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10 gallon! A bucket and a deep bowl to scoop water out is all I do for my 10 gallon.
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Yeah, I did that yesterday. I have our 10 gallon in the living room on a book shelf and carpet, so I'm trying not to spill anything. I spilled water all over.
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https://www.amazon.com/Plumbers-Siph...SIN=B014LEQC98

My google-fu finally kicked in. The siphon bulb is the weak link, I knew that.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:18 PM   #7
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(Laughing!!) You gotta be careful. No, you could just buy a cheap kerosene pumper. Think they're a couple bucks.
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