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Old 12-09-2008, 12:12 PM   #1
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DO those "ultimate gravel vacs" really work well ?

I cant seem to find any reviews on them , are they worth the price ?
How fast do they work ?

I'm using the ol' hose and siphon , lugging 5 gallon buckets of water around.
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Old 12-09-2008, 01:15 PM   #2
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No one i have ever spoken to has had any thing positive to say about the battery operated gravel vac's. I tried one a few years back and it was a waste of money, no power and didnt get the job done.

Try a python, hook it up to the sink and start draining
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so a "python" works better..without batteries ??

thansk for the advice !
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a python hooks up to a sink and uses water pressure to drain water. it has a gravel vac tube on one end and a sink adapter on the other. no batteries at all
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Python or Lee's makes the same thing usually cheaper. No batteries. For that matter they are easy to make yourself.
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a waterbed refil kit and a garden hose is all it really is. way cheaper that way
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You can use the end of any regular gravel vac and attach it to the garden hose. Works very well and costs very little.
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You can use the end of any regular gravel vac and attach it to the garden hose. Works very well and costs very little.
LOL ...you did it too huh! :p
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LOL I have 15 fish tanks! You bet I did!
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15 ! Thats a lot of water changing !! ha ha
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