Fluval Edge Aquarium Gravel Cleaner, w/ 15-in Extension

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Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars
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About This Item

  • Generates a continuous flow of water that works to suck up dirt and debris and return clean gravel back to the bottom of the aquarium.
  • Features a 15-inch intake tube with contoured valve connection for angled reach and a 15-inch extension tube for cleaning large, deep tanks.
  • Easy-start valve automatically begins siphoning with a simple up-and-down motion.
  • Two cleaning attachments adapt to all gravel surfaces from river rock to fine sand; exclusive gravel guard prevents clogging.
  • Convenient and effective tool for cleaning and maintaining a spotless aquarium.

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Questions & Answers

8 Customer Questions


What is the diameter of the pickup tube that gets inserted into the gravel?
Answer by ChewyJan 04, 2018
This product approximately measures 1 inch in diameter.

Will this also clean sand?
Answer by ChewyMar 19, 2022
This product includes two cleaning attachments that adapt to all gravel surfaces from river rock to fine sand; the exclusive gravel guard prevents clogging.

is there a way to replace the valve?
Answer by ChewyFeb 11, 2020
At this time, the manufacturer doesn't offer replacement valve for this gravel cleaner.

Does this item use electricity to run it or does it just siphon out the water?
Answer by ChewyJan 23, 2019
This gravel cleaner automatically begins siphoning with a simple up and down motion in the water.


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Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars
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15 Customer Reviews



Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By David on May 13, 2021

Works great

Works great but vacuum tube is a bit long for smaller tanks, I am able to use this on my 10 gallon but not 3 gallon tank. With a primer pump could probably work better for starting the syphon, just not enough room to work with in starting water flow in a small tank. Already have the shorter Aqueon 1”inch vacuum tube got this mostly for the end attachments which do fit on the Aqueon vacuum tube. The hose is also on the shorter side but the hose is easy to find at hardware stores. Added Aqueon vacuum tube in picture for reference.


Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Toolman2112 on May 1, 2021

Slow but moderately effective

Works OK, but slow because of small diameter vacuum tube and even smaller drain tube. Drain tube is also thin walled, making it prone to kinking at top of vacuum tube further slowing water flow. Would be good for smaller tanks but takes a long time to clean a 55 gallon tank.


Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Jennifer on Feb 4, 2021

Doesn't look like what it supposed to in the picture

Doesn't look like what it supposed to in the picture It is very small I swear it's barely even usable for a 10 gallon


Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Walter on Apr 23, 2020

Useless cleaner

Bought this for a deeper tank and needed a long tube. This ended up terrible and useless. Takes forever to siphon water out, hose is way too short (and narrow) and doesnt stay in bucket/drain etc at all. Suction seems minimal and does clean debris properly. I tried to use it numerous times, never got it to work good. In order to get initial water flow to start you have to "dip" the tube in the water a few times, which I'm sure makes my fish very cranky. Pain to get flow started, not a good clean, and even just a simple water change without thorough cleaning takes way too long


Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By KatzenMama on Sep 9, 2019

Gravel guard great, tubing length too short

I love the gravel guard, my old cleaner would keep getting completely clogged up with gravel, and would have to lift it out of water and restart siphoning many times, this is better. Not sure I like having to move up and down to get the siphoning started, haven't got it down yet. Worst feature is the short length of the tubing. It does not reach from the tank to the bucket on the floor. I had to buy a length of tubing and replace that part of it, extra expense.


Rated 2 out of 5 stars
By Stablegirl on Aug 18, 2019

Okay I guess

One thing I did not like is packaging squished the tube and it has a permanent kink which hinders water flow. This part is not their fault but I felt it was just too skinny. I have not been able to find one just right they are too thin or too fat.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By zuki on Oct 11, 2019

Simple and Easy

This is the easiest siphon system I have ever used, and the least hassle. I love it.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Sami on Oct 26, 2018

Fluval Edge WORKS

This aquarium gravel cleaner is great,so very EASY to use...nothing to do but vacuum your aquarium ...there is nothing to wear out or spring leaks PLUS there is an extension for the BIG tanks...well worth the money.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By WVfish on May 27, 2018

Nice vacuum

I really like this product with its long tube for tall tanks and an extension. It also has nice attachments. It is self-siphoning and does so faster than my old one. The tube is skinny which allows for better cleaning without sucking out too much water very quickly. The only problem I have with it is that the flexible tubing tends to bend at the junction with the vacuum and it closes off. I may figure out a way to keep it from bending there and it will be perfect.


Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Animalover on Dec 2, 2017

Disapointment

I have bought many of these same type products for years to be disappointed every single time...and this one was no exception.