Python Squeeze Stressless Siphon Starter for Aquariums

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Description

Python Squeeze Stressless Siphon Starter for Aquariums is designed for use with Python Pro-Clean Gravel Washer and Siphon Kit for Aquariums. This stress-free siphon starter gets water flowing with a simple squeeze. It completely eliminates the need for mouth priming, ensuring that you’ll never accidentally ingest aquarium water. Includes ¼-inch and ½-inch adapters.

Key Benefits
  • This stress-free siphon starter gets water flowing with a simple squeeze
  • Completely eliminates the need for mouth priming, ensuring that you’ll never accidentally ingest aquarium water
  • Squeeze bulb to start siphon for stress-free aquarium maintenance makes siphoning easier than ever
  • Attaches to most siphon tubes with included adaptors
  • Easy use does not stress your fish, keeping your aquarium clean and happy
What's Included

Python Squeeze, 1/4 inch adapter, 1/2 inch adapter.

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Designed exclusively for use with the Python Pro-Clean Gravel Washer and Siphon Kit for Aquariums.

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  • Item Number
    106183
  • Dimensions
    6 x 2 x 2 inches
  • Aquarium Type

    Freshwater, Saltwater

  • Made in

    United States

Instructions
  1. The Python Squeeze comes with 1/2 inch Adapter attached and 1/4 inch Adapter enclosed in package. To change adapter, just pop out attached adapter and insert desired size adapter.
  2. Attach siphon or gravel tube to barbed fitting of the adapter.
  3. Insert the other end of the siphon or gravel tube into aquarium.
  4. Make sure the bulb is below water level. Squeeze bulb until water starts flowing (1 - 2 times).
  5. In case of clogging, unit will easily disassemble for cleaning
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Customer Reviews
12 Reviews 12 Reviews 3.8 out of 5 Stars

92% Recommend

92% of reviewersrecommend this product

3.8 / 5

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  • Definitely worth it

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    Unless you like getting a chef's taste of your fish's bath water, this takes the stress out of getting suction going. A bit expensive knowing that constructing one yourself is easy, but unlike home made alternatives it deals well with draining out excess water so you can cleanly uncap it and position the tube. Would be nice if it had more sized tube connectors.

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  • This is must!

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    This makes water changes a breeze! A few squeezes and water starts flowing, and when the bucket needs dumped it takes another squeeze to halt flow for a moment to lift this bulb into the tank, and when placed back into the bucket it starts flowing again immediately. It also weighs down the end of the tubing so it stays where it is supposed to. Really happy with how easy it makes things! Before this I would always end up with water everywhere trying to get the syphon started.

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  • Didn't work

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    It didn't work wouldn't syphon the water. Sorry for the crappy review I love shopping with chewy and will continue to do so

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  • Fantastic Product !!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I purchased a different brand, from this setup, recently & I'm new to aquarium keeping. I could not squeeze the plastic bulb with the set due to arthritic hands. Well, my Python Squeeze bulb & Python, size small, vacuum came today & I am so thrilled that the bulb is made of soft enough rubber that I can easily start the siphon with one hand !!! And the size small vacuum is PERFECT in size for my 5 gallon tank.THANK YOU Python & thank you Chewy for handling this remarkable set.

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  • Useful product

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    I have never used a siphon cleaner before to clean my fish tanks; they were all small enough that I could just clean the tank from top to bottom. But I decided to try it, as I was told it was better for the fish not to clean out all the water at once. This product makes it easy to start siphoning the water from the tank without having to get near the dirty water.

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  • Cleaning a tank has never been easier!

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    I had bought the Python No Spill Clean and Fill Aquarium Maintenance System years ago to have a easier clean for my turtle tank but always attached it to my sink. When it started cloging up my sinks I could no longer use it. I finally found the Python Squeeze attachment so I bought it right away. It was so easy to assemble and works out great!! So glad i found this attachment.

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  • Does what its suppose to

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    Used the 1/2 connector at the end of the Python hose, 2 pumps starts the suction. Quick and easy. This is not to be installed in-line like other models, it goes at the end of the hose only to work without problems.

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  • did not work properly with the python hose I bought

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    It did not fit properly and then would not siphon any water.

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  • This item sucks!!!

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    So this review is 100% solely based on this item. Item did arrive on time, along with most of my order. Upon opening the box I discovered that there were 3 different attachments for this pump none of which coincided with any of the others I believe the sizes were a 1/4 inch, 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch. Meaning I needed to use different size tubing in order to perform the water changes. The sole purpose for which I had purchased this, was to make water changes easier. So after quite a bit of jerry-rigging and being the MacGyver that I am, and utilizing spare parts and connectors that I had previously I made it work. Well for one water change that is!!! It kept disconnecting and did not want to stay So this review is 100% solely based on this item. Item did arrive on time, along with most of my order. Upon opening the box I discovered that there were 3 different attachments for this pump none of which coincided with any of the others I believe the sizes were a 1/4 inch, 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch. Meaning I needed to use different size tubing in order to perform the water changes. The sole purpose for which I had purchased this, was to make water changes easier. So after quite a bit of jerry-rigging and being the MacGyver that I am, and utilizing spare parts and connectors that I had previously I made it work. Well for one water change that is!!! It kept disconnecting and did not want to stay together this item is stinks and hopefully I'll be able to return it. Since it is so useless!!! … more

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  • happy campers

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    these worked great.. well we only tried one the other was for in case. Thank you.. this made our job of emptying a 55 gallon fish tank, much, much easier.. thank you again and again

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