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So I have 75 gallon oscar tank with 1 oscar and 1 pleco and i have a small vacuum and it just doesn't do it so any suggestions before I buy a new one oh and I have a sand bottom
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Suprd71 replied the topic: vacuum

A straight siphon wont clean up after an Oscar and Pleco. You need the Python, which attaches to most any faucet. Tap on full makes a good pull, when done cleaning you can shut off the tap and still have a gravity drain... provided your tank rim is higher than the faucet.


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L.West replied the topic: vacuum

I've always use gravity to vac my tanks with no problem. I run the hose out the door and down the porch steps - seems to be enough suction. What are you currently using??
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Jauch21 replied the topic: vacuum

Gravity seems to work well for me as well. Usually use a python and drain the tank out my back door. then connect it to a faucet to fill up. I never use the tap to drain.
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DRACO replied the topic: vacuum

a garden hose attached to a DIY vacuum like empty mineral water bottle, bottom cut out,
can do the job.... you can run the DIY vacuum anywhere where the craps are visible...
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