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Old 05-28-2013, 05:23 PM   #41
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Sounds like ya gotta system down. So if it ain't broke don't fix it.
Lol I need a system should I just get that hagen gravel filter ? Or should I just get that one that hooks to my sink? Also will it hook to a hose there is a faucet right outside my window ! Rather the yucky go all over the black top then my sink hehe !

Ill still have the one I have been using its meanth for up to ten gallons its been doubt okay but I need a bigger intake .

I also need something that will work with sand when I switch
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:31 PM   #42
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I still prefer to use a regular gravity syphon lol.
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:34 PM   #43
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I still prefer to use a regular gravity syphon lol.
Yup. I have the end of the gravity siphon connected to the garden hose.
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:37 PM   #44
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Yup. I have the end of the gravity siphon connected to the garden hose.
I feel like I have more control with it that way, easier to control the flow with the tip of my finger if I need to clean a particularly dirty corner (my featherfin is a mucky fish lol)
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Old 05-28-2013, 06:17 PM   #45
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Yup. I have the end of the gravity siphon connected to the garden hose.
What does that mean ? Haha
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:52 PM   #46
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What does that mean ? Haha
The hose on the siphon is joined to a length of garden hose (like an extension)
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I have never had sand. It can be problematic. Yes you can adjust the flow.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:49 PM   #48
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The hose on the siphon is joined to a length of garden hose (like an extension)
Ahh good idea !
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I have never had sand. It can be problematic. Yes you can adjust the flow.
So you think it would be okay in a 20 gallon?
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Okay im ordering the Aqueon Water changer! Does anyone know of a way to make more extensions from more affordable products instead of paying for their extensions?
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Okay im ordering the Aqueon Water changer! Does anyone know of a way to make more extensions from more affordable products instead of paying for their extensions?
Honesty to use one for a 20 gal is just over kill.

Even for a 50% change you'd only be taking out 2 buckets max, which would take like 10 mins overall?
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Honesty to use one for a 20 gal is just over kill.

Even for a 50% change you'd only be taking out 2 buckets max, which would take like 10 mins overall?
Yes but then another 10 to fill buckets with water and refil. Plus I plan on getting a 55 gallon once I get a job
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Yes but then another 10 to fill buckets with water and refil. Plus I plan on getting a 55 gallon once I get a job
If you have the money to spend on a python you'd have more than one bucket.

I have a tote of fresh water sat in the room above my tank, I put a hole in the floor and connected it to a hose, easily refills, no hassle.
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If you have the money to spend on a python you'd have more than one bucket.

I have a tote of fresh water sat in the room above my tank, I put a hole in the floor and connected it to a hose, easily refills, no hassle.
I have 4 Home Depot buckets but i don't think my upstairs neighbor or landlord would like me cutting a hole in the ceiling haha
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I have a tote of fresh water sat in the room above my tank, I put a hole in the floor and connected it to a hose, easily refills, no hassle.
Wow, that's elaborate!
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I have 4 Home Depot buckets but i don't think my upstairs neighbor or landlord would like me cutting a hole in the ceiling haha
The perks of being a home owner for me lol ^_^
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