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Aqueon Siphon Vacuum Aquarium Gravel Cleaner, Large, 16-in

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Description

With the Aqueon Siphon Vacuum Aquarium Gravel Cleaner, performing quick water changes is super easy. The self-priming intake tube efficiently separates debris from gravel for convenient cleaning. A simple up and down motion of the intake tube quickly primes the hose to start water flow. Just the right amount of suction is applied to lift and agitate the gravel. Debris is effectively separated, pulled away with the flowing water and disposed of while the gravel falls back down to the aquarium floor. Changing the water and removing debris from gravel is part of necessary maintenance for a healthy and balanced aquarium.

Key Benefits
  • Self-priming—just us a simple up and down motion to start water flow.
  • Includes 6-foot flexible hose with hose clip.
  • Helps maintain a natural balance in the aquarium environment.
  • Convenient self-priming intake tube makes it easier than ever.
  • Efficiently cleans debris from gravel for a pristine habitat.

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  • Item Number
    101413
  • Aquarium Type
    Freshwater, Saltwater
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater, Betta, Cichlid, Goldfish, Marine Fish
  • Material
    Plastic
Instructions

Maintenance is a necessary part of a good aquarium keeping.

Size
SizeTank Size
Mini 5 inches1-5 gallons
Medium 9 inches15-35 gallons
Large 16 inches40 gallons and larger

*Mini 5" ideal for all Aqueon MiniBow Desktop Aquariums

Rating: 2.7 of 5 stars 28 Reviews 28 Reviews 2.7 out of 5 Stars

61% Recommend

61% of reviewersrecommend this product

Rating: 2.7 of 5 stars 2.7 / 5

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    don’t buy unless you want to struggle

    By Cristian on Jun 21, 2021

    This has been really hard for me to use for a couple months for starters, it doesn’t come with a pump so you can do it by hand, instead you have to suck out the air through the tube and you have to time it so no fish water gets in your mouth the only good thing about it is that it drains the water pretty quick either way, I ended buying a siphon that attaches to the faucet and it ended up being wayyy better.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    NOT GREAT AT ALL SIPHON ROTS TO TOP AND BOTTOM

    By BlueByou on Jun 9, 2021

    I thought it was to difficult to use,started working then stopped.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Aqueon Siphon

    By Elisabeth on Dec 29, 2020

    The product arrived in excellent condition and on time. Does the job. Chewy was so great to work with too, when I ordered the wrong size at first.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for my planted tanks!!!

    By Midgie on Jul 18, 2020

    I love this small tip! I decided since it was cheap I should try it. I will never use anything else. It's suction is good and I even use it on my 30 gallon. So happy with it!

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Broke right out of the box

    By Erin on Sep 11, 2020

    The first time we used this product and it broke as soon as we tried to use it.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Hard to use

    By John on Feb 23, 2020

    I have no idea how you're supposed to engage the suction on this thing. I got it because the standard-sized gravel vacuum I got empties my 5.5 gallon aquarium in about 3 minutes, and I just wanted something to suck up the snail poop on the bottom. The directions say to "quickly move it up and down" or something, but that just splashes water all over the place. I ended up shoving the smaller sucker onto the tubing of my larger gravel vacuum that has a little hand pump attached, making it actually usable. I wouldn't buy this on its own.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    It fell short to my expectations

    By BigBoyDad on Apr 6, 2020

    It lacks suction power. The waste doesn't even make it to the top of the tube. The water drains very slow. The hose is long but it's section is very narrow. That's a big part of the problem. I will not recommend it.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for my 2.5 gallon

    By kalyn on Dec 4, 2019

    I bought this for my 2.5 gallon tank that my Betta is in. It works as I expected and cleans my tank really good

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    WAY BIGGER THAN EXPECTED

    By nickname on Aug 25, 2019

    WAY BIGGER THAN EXPECTED make sure before you buy this to read the description for the price I expect it to be smaller I ordered for a 5 gallon tank and it shows up and it is ment for 55 gallon tank so read description before you buy

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Baffling Physics

    By KittyMom on Jul 9, 2019 top1000Contributor

    This pump did not work at all, and baffled our resident scientist, as the physics should be very basic. There is no logical reason for it not to work as intended, and we checked the tubing for holes, and trouble-shooted with online videos to no avail. At least it was inexpensive.

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