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Aqueon Siphon Vacuum with Priming Bulb Aquarium Gravel Cleaner, 10-in

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Description

With the Aqueon Siphon Vacuum with Priming Bulb Aquarium Gravel Cleaner, performing quick water changes is super easy. This useful siphon efficiently separates debris from gravel for convenient cleaning. A simple pump of the priming bulb 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
  • Includes a convenient priming bulb to help start water flow.
  • Includes 6-foot flexible hose, hose clip, intake tube and priming bulb pump
  • Helps maintain a natural balance in the aquarium environment.
  • Efficiently cleans debris from gravel for a pristine habitat.
  • Large enough for aquariums that range 15-55 gallons.
Precautions

For Glass Aquariums Only. Do not us on acrylic, plexiglass, or any surface other than glass. Do not use on dry surfaces. Rinse pad with tap water before and after each use.

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  • Item Number
    101415
  • Aquarium Type
    Freshwater, Saltwater
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater, Marine Fish
  • Material
    Plastic
Rating: 3.3 of 5 stars 92 Reviews 92 Reviews 3.4 out of 5 Stars

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Rating: 3.3 of 5 stars 3.4 / 5

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Good for a water change, but not for debris removal

    By Katherine on Apr 9, 2021

    I was excited to have a siphon w/ a priming bulb and that part does work very well, but the bucket clip was a bit unhelpful (maybe if you have it towards the very end of the tubing or if the tubing is straightened out more? I tried trimming and still had issues). The siphon pulled up water nice and quickly but non of the food or poo was coming up... it got into the cylinder and then just sunk back down.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent addition to my cleaning arsenal

    By Christo on Feb 25, 2021

    I had a previous version of the without the priming bulb, which worked fine, but often scared the fish, because you had to quickly plunge the collector tube into the water multiple times to get the suction to begin working...sometimes difficult to do. The Priming Bulb makes all the difference! With a couple of quick squeezes, the siphoning starts, and you can begin cleaning the gravel. Works great, even when the water level of the tank gets low.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Small Siphon for Quick Water Changes

    By Shelly on Jan 19, 2021

    Bought this small siphon for maneuverability after changing to sand substrate. I have used it probably 10 times and only experienced one time that it didn’t prime in the first 3 pumps. The suction is a little low for getting some of the heavier debris, but it does the job.

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Broken out of box

    By Cameron on Mar 22, 2021

    I used these before, so I know how they work. However, the one I received did not suck at all. There was an air leak.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Sucking up the shmutz

    By Jeff on Feb 28, 2021

    This siphon is easy to handle and works well sucking up the junk from the bottom of the aquarium.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Not for me today

    By Jrop on Jan 25, 2021

    It was very large and the bulb did not come with the unit so I had to Siphon to begin cleaning the fish tank.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Gravel/Siphon

    By Piper5mths on Oct 13, 2020

    I bought the Python one bc the one I had was cheaply made. The Python works excellent it has great suction to clean the gravel. It is alittle awkward to use at first bc it’s stiff not very pliable. Once you get the hang of it you’ll love it !! I absolutely recommend giving it a try!!

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Hard to use

    By RobnKit on Jul 23, 2020

    This pump is very hard to use. The part that holds the tube that goes into the bucket doesn't fit and it keeps coming out of the bucket making a mess on the floor. It's also hard to pump the water to get a good flow started. I found it's better to just take out the water off the top and change and clean it that way.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    It was damaged when I received it.

    By Meemo on May 27, 2020

    Doesn't suction at all. There is no plastic piece inside the tube to stop items from being sucked into the hose (like, idk, fish). worst of all is the bulb was cracked. Of course didn't realize it until I was already siphoning a large tank so I tried to tape it up but it didn't work. Dang thing leaked all over the floor before I noticed This is an item I'm going to need to go to a store and buy to make sure that it's not damaged. since I used it I don't think I can return it so I'll just take it apart and use the hose on it for another aquarium application. You win some you lose some when you order online no fault of Chewy.com or their employees. This is a quality control from the factory problem Doesn't suction at all. There is no plastic piece inside the tube to stop items from being sucked into the hose (like, idk, fish). worst of all is the bulb was cracked. Of course didn't realize it until I was already siphoning a large tank so I tried to tape it up but it didn't work. Dang thing leaked all over the floor before I noticed This is an item I'm going to need to go to a store and buy to make sure that it's not damaged. since I used it I don't think I can return it so I'll just take it apart and use the hose on it for another aquarium application. You win some you lose some when you order online no fault of Chewy.com or their employees. This is a quality control from the factory problem. … more

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Aquarium gravel cleaner

    By Prettylongtail on Aug 1, 2020

    Love the hose and cleaner tube good size is fast. But bulb to make it prime just didn’t work for me back to the old sucking on the tube holding finger over end to dump. Fills a five gal tub fast! Just wish the bulb worked.

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