I Need A New Vacuum!

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by EyBoy, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. EyBoyNew MemberMember

    I've been using a medium aqueon gravel cleaner/water siphon in my 35 gallon tank and it takes foreverrrrr. So I am looking to buy a new bigger and better gravel vac but I am looking for suggestions! What kind do you use and why?
  2. Katie13

    Katie13Fishlore VIPMember

    What size bucket are you using? It takes me about 20 minutes to vacuum out my 60s using 3-5 gallon buckets.
  3. Fanatic

    FanaticFishlore VIPMember

    Pythons are extremely, and I mean it. useful.
    Takes me 10 minutes to drain/fill my 31 gallon at 25% WC.
  4. OP

    EyBoyNew MemberMember

    I have a 3 gallon bucket and my Oscar is a dump truck. I end up spending 45 minutes vacuuming gravel and end up having to filter some of the water back in to avoid doing too much of a water change by the time I finish cleaning the gravel
  5. aquatickeeper

    aquatickeeperFishlore VIPMember

    I use the Python gravel vac. No need to do the bucket brigade and it takes a lot faster.

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