DIY Gravel Vac with Power Head attachment

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ehall67 wrote: If only my tank were that shallow :pinch:

that tank is 21 inches high... i am just standing on a ladder... LOL


yeah but I cant touch the bottom of my tank with out going to a swim and I am 6'1 inches my tank it like 36" deep on a 35" stand ... its almost 6'ft high

ohhhh! now i understand! 36" deep is really troublesome to clean.... i could
hardly reach-out the bottom plate of my 24"deep tank, how much more the 36" LOL!
you will be needing a back scrubber with handle for convenience...
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cebosound wrote: eddie, yeah that is a crazy tall tank. but it does make a wonderful show tank. (just a bitch to clean). in fact, even my wife happened to be looking over my shoulder the other day when i was watching one of your videos. she said, "now that's a nice tank". ... and believe it or not thats a big compliment coming from her in regards to tanks. :lol: :laugh:


Wow did she really that's freaking awesome tell her I really appreciate that!

And yes I love the free swimming space it gives, my fish up top the oscar and chocolates love it .. And it really gives the sd the needed room to zip around and chase each other with out smashing their faces off a wall...

But yeah it really is hard to clean I had to modify a really long net into a scrubber it's nuts paul... And with no algae eaters I have to stay on to of water parameters and glass cleaning so it does not turn into a nightmare .. And it's see through lol. But it's not that bad I haven't had any real problems yet...

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i had a super tall 90 gallon for a while. it was tough to get down there. luckily the stand was pretty low. ... you may want to try to take an old broom handle and duck tape a scrubber brush on the end. ... i have used that before. i used to use it with my Red Devil. he was so mean he would try to bite my hand if it got too close. lol

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cebosound wrote: i had a super tall 90 gallon for a while. it was tough to get down there. luckily the stand was pretty low. ... you may want to try to take an old broom handle and duck tape a scrubber brush on the end. ... i have used that before. i used to use it with my Red Devil. he was so mean he would try to bite my hand if it got too close. lol


That's not a half bad idea I'm tired if being overly wet to do stuff I want to put plants in. I think this winter I might when I do a like 70% water change lol.. But if they get tire up imma need forceps to trim them!

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cebosound replied the topic: Re: DIY Gravel Vac with Power Head attachment

ha ha... i think they use something like those shark head on a stick that opens and closes like at the amusement parks...

if that makes any sense. :huh: :lol:

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Haha I'm so not buying that lol!

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