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Betta fish: water [Gravel vacuum]? Aqueon venturi is junk. Thread Tools Show Printable Version February 12th, 2008,11:05 PM tenspeedsf I need help with my gravel vacuum I'm a total newbie and I'm having problems with my gravel vacuum. Run water through the hose until it comes out in the sink, turn to drain with the taps/faucets running on full, and place the hose at the bottom of the tank

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How To Use A Gravel Vacuum In An Aquarium

Again, this tends to be more effective with larger-diameter tubing than the thin stuff. Been doing it this way for 45 years. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. By Sabi in forum Cleaning and Maintenance Replies: 6 Last Post: August 4th, 2007, 04:26 PM Share Page Facebook Twitter Google + Search FishLore Follow FishLore Get the FishLore

Instead of moving the water up a straw, a siphon uses gravity to move water  from a container at a higher elevation down into a waiting lower-level bucket or other container. http://pad2.whstatic.com/images/thumb/5/50/Start-a-Siphon-%28Fish-Tank%29-Step-11-Version-2.jpg/550px-Start-a-Siphon-%28Fish-Tank%29-Step-11-Version-2.jpg http://pad1.whstatic.com/images/thumb/5/50/Start-a-Siphon-%28Fish-Tank%29-Step-11-Version-2.jpg/300px-Start-a-Siphon-%28Fish-Tank%29-Step-11-Version-2.jpg /c/c0/Start a Siphon (Fish Tank) Step 11.360p.mp4 You will need to flood the vacuum and tube again if additional siphoning needs to be performed. An Overview of Amphipods and Copepods July 25, 2008 Using Ozone in the Home Aquarium July 31, 2008 Goldfish as Bait - Why They Are Illegal and How They Affect the How To Start A Fish Tank Siphon What did I do wrong?

there could be something stuck in it..and I did hook it up to the sink while there was still water in it last time. How To Siphon Water Out Of A Fish Tank My Tanks 75 Gallon Planted Community Tank Also run an LFS so I deal w/ over 30 tanks daily. Am I supposed to continue with the same rapid up-and-down movement once I get the thing started (the instructions weren't clear)? this Hope this helps!

However, you will have to release your finger quickly after the water reaches the lip of the tank, because if air has a chance to get to the top of the Fish Tank Siphon Gravel Cleaner suck on the end thats sticking out and place your finger when the water is about to come out and than place it in the bucket and simply remove your finger Will this work even with a 25 foot python? My aquarium sits on my dresser-- about four feet off the ground.

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If this siphon is not attached to a gravel vacuum, you will want to keep the end of the siphon in the aquarium several inches away from the gravel. this page Yes, you must feel my pain. How To Use A Gravel Vacuum In An Aquarium If you tried that and it's not working, you most likey have an air leak or a clog. How To Start A Siphon Without Your Mouth Water should begin to flow into the bucket.

leo33romania 454,108 views 4:52 How to Keep Your Tank Clean Without Calling The Maids - Duration: 7:12. February 13th, 2008,06:01 PM tenspeedsf Thanks for the tip. and my aquarium is ... I finally got it working by doing what Korith said and left one end of the hose outside to empty the tank. Fish Tank Siphon Walmart

Lady Hobbs03-30-2009, 10:58 PMI take my apart now and then and clean stuff from out of them. Squeeze the priming bulb three or four times water to start the flow of water. Grab the discharge opening (the other, more narrow end of the flexible tube). I may not have had any trouble with the threads because I never use them.

Since this is what we purchase them to do I know it can be quite frustating as I have dealt with it before. Gravel Vacuum For Small Tanks Suck-Starting an Aquarium Siphon Probably the easiest way to do this is to gently suck on the lower (bucket) end of the siphon tube while holding it above the bucket, but Aquarium Forums Reviews - Equipment, Products Aquarium Fish Clubs Buy, Sell, Trade, Free New Fish Forum Threads Lost one...

Maybe you should try that if you can:) korith03-31-2009, 01:17 AMI'm starting the suction with the tap water then turned it back off and just let it drain but it takes

Happens to me a lot when plant debris gets caught up. How frustrating! My Aquarium Club Sign inBrowseSearchAsk Aqua Culture Gravel Vacuum Cleaner is not working M 5 yearsy ago #1 Michael Guest I have used this once before with success, and it was How To Use A Gravel Vacuum In A Small Tank Add to Want to watch this again later?

You would then put your mouth over End B, suck on it like a straw under the water starts flowing and release it into the bucket before getting a mouthful of The instructions on the package are really vague. The object of weekly maintenance is to remove solid waste and change about 25% of the water in the tank. My kids must have sore arms by now!:19: Demjor1903-31-2009, 04:40 PMI never use my sink attachment to drain my tanks...I do as korith said and drain it out the door or

If that isn't bad enough, I'm a proud Crazy Hockey Fan (go Flyers and go Hershey Bears!). If you wish to reference or cite specific information from a blog post, we ask that you provide a link back to the original. This should help keep the hose and water in the bucket while the water is being siphoned out and not on the floor. than place a large bucket on the floor.

p.s. I tried moving the tube over slowly over the gravel, as you suggested, after I got the siphon going but it did nothing. I bought an Aqua culture bubble stone today.