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Old 05-12-2011, 02:43 PM   #1
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How to Speed up PWC with the Python

I recently purchased the python and I think its fantastic. My only complaint is how long it takes to drain the water. I put the water collector in the tank and turned on the faucet. Its takes about 30 minutes or so to drain 50% of the water for my 65 Gal tank.

Is this normal?

Anybody know a way to speed up the process? I find myself getting bored waiting for it to drain and I start doing buckets along side it!

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If your aquarium is above ground level you could drain it out a window. I have to run my python upstairs so I am happy with the time it takes to drain. Do you turn the faucet all the way on?

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It depends on your water pressure, the height of the tank, etc. It takes me about 20min to drain 25gal. You can't really speed it up :P

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