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Old 03-22-2013, 05:50 PM   #1
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I've been thinking about how much easier changing water would be with a water change what do you think of this product: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000YAJKL6 thanks I appreciate any feedback!
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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IMHO- It's great product and does work & you will like it. Super easy to use & nice build they did. I have good pressure for the kitchen faucet and does a good job when im cleaning my aquarium and all the dookie at the bottom..lol

It does take some time when cleaning or removing the water out at least here. I also look at all the water that is also going out since your faucet water need to run & this will bring your water bill up some. Now filling up is nice for those that do the bucket trips. For me I'm not using it for filling up but cleaning the sand. I have a 32g trash can I use for mixing up for KH/GH for the cichlids & have a small pump 800GPH that pumps it back in the aquarium. At the end, I say go for it!
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Go for it! I have the same one and I love it. It makes water changes so much easier to do, I can't imagine having to haul buckets for my 56 gallon tank. I made do with a siphon and buckets until I got that tank, and it's one of the best purchases I've made as far as fish stuff goes. Just be careful with the valves you turn to change from siphon to fill up, I've heard a few reports of them breaking. Also, you will probably need to buy an adapter for your sink faucet, but those are just a couple bucks at any hardware store. Just bring the part that screws onto your sink and the aerator for your sink faucet and the people at the hardware store will be able to find the right one for you.
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:48 PM   #4
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That's the one I use and I love it. I don't hook it to the sink until I'm ready to fill up, though. I don't like to waste water - just dip the end of it into the tank and lift up a few times to get water into the tubing, it will create a siphon and suck the water right out - I run mine out the back door.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:14 AM   #5
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Thanks for all of the informative replies I will take this product into consideration
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:25 AM   #6
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You guys love your water changes on this site don't you lol

For a small tank they maybe good but for larger tanks they are to slow just look at the size of the hose
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:32 AM   #7
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I'll have to look into this myself :P
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:32 AM   #8
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Well that is perfecto to me! I only have a 10 and 20 gallon along with a lazy personality :P water changes= too much work
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:47 AM   #9
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I use one as well for my 60g. I use it to drain from my tank during water changes but I can't fill back up from the faucet since my tank is saltwater. However, I do use it to fill back up by connecting it to a pump that stays in the tub that holds my new water.

Also, I've found that the water from the sink does not have to stay on to drain the tank. I do turn both the cold and hot on to begin the siphon but turn it off a few seconds later once it has began to drain from the tank.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:50 AM   #10
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Such a good price too compared to what petco petsmart offer
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