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Default Re: Making adaptations to a syphon hose

I've hung short hoses outside for 2 days and they don't dry all the way .

Thx for the tip Sharon.
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Default Re: Making adaptations to a syphon hose

Originally Posted by sandygirl View Post
Hi Sharon & Bernie. I just stumbled on to this thread. I wish either one of you where close to me I would give you My ULTIMATE GRAVEL VAC it goes direct from the Aquarium to sink to syphon water out of the Aquarium. Then it reverses and fills the Aquarium. It is 50 ft. long and in thory sounded good. Well when I tryed it I had water from the tank in the livingroom to the kitchen on the carpet and floor.

Thanks for the offer Sandy but I get enough water on the floor as it is when I do w.changes, even when just using the turkey baster & jugs of water, so I can imagine the mess I would make if I used one of those.
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Default Re: Making adaptations to a syphon hose

When finished I hang mine over a towel rack or the washcloth rack in the shower. If it starts getting mildew, I drop a weighted line through the hose and tie the other end to a suitable brush. Pull it through one time and your done!

Due to stroke I can't lift a bucket and then try to walk with it. For me, a python type item is the only way to go.

When all else fails, I use a powerhead with a gravel vac attached to the input to drain/clean/vacuum and then the python to refill

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