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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
Rating: 3.3 of 5 stars 86 Reviews 86 Reviews 3.4 out of 5 Stars

71% Recommend

71% of reviewersrecommend this product

Rating: 3.3 of 5 stars 3.4 / 5

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Gravel/Siphon

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    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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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Big but works!

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    I recommend this for your larger tanks! They do have a smaller size as well. The siphon bulb is a game changer.

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  • 3 out of 5 stars

    Cool item for cleaning

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    This is huge. I think i got too big for my tank. Im having trouble using it but likely its me. Seems very nice made I accidentally ordered two and i am giving one to a friend. I wondered why the price was more than i thought but then i received two and figured it out. Oh well. I have a good gift since i bought two!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Gravel cleaner

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    Love this gravel cleaner. Priming bulb is a HUGE plus. Super easy to use.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Works better than expected

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    Works better than expected nice quality and worked great! super easy long tube highly recommend

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    broken squeeze bit

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    Broke a month after ordering. With water changes once a week.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    NOT what it used to be

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    Cannot recommend this. Truthfully zero stars. It failed to work mid-way through siphoning from my largest tank the VERY FIRST TIME I used it. I had the very same brand siphon for at least 8-10+ years. Recently the tubing was getting stiff and hard due to age. I saw this one and thought it was the same. It is not. It now comes with a pieced-together plastic bulb instead of the solid, one-piece rubber one that came with my old one... that had served me well for so long. No amount of tightening the connections worked.....it just wouldn't suction. I believe the poorly designed, pieced-together plastic bulb is the flaw. I do NOT recommend this model. Doesn't make sense that they changed it....why Cannot recommend this. Truthfully zero stars. It failed to work mid-way through siphoning from my largest tank the VERY FIRST TIME I used it. I had the very same brand siphon for at least 8-10+ years. Recently the tubing was getting stiff and hard due to age. I saw this one and thought it was the same. It is not. It now comes with a pieced-together plastic bulb instead of the solid, one-piece rubber one that came with my old one... that had served me well for so long. No amount of tightening the connections worked.....it just wouldn't suction. I believe the poorly designed, pieced-together plastic bulb is the flaw. I do NOT recommend this model. Doesn't make sense that they changed it....why mess with a good thing?? … more

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