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Old 04-03-2006, 12:03 PM   #1
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Problem Cleaning Tank

I use a python to clean my 55 gal with pool filter sand substrate. When i vaccum the sand it actually sucks the sand right up right to the sink so i tryed using a normal gravel vac and just putting teh hose into a big tub then dumping teh tub after but it did the exact same thing. The lython worked fine with my old gravel so is there a trick to cleaning sand?
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mostly just wave the end of the wand over the sand to stir it up and the detrius will float up and into the python.
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And you can use the shut off valve on the python, close it alittle at a time until the water flow is slow enough not to pull the sand up.
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