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  1. Betta stuck in siphon

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So earlier an accident happened - my betta got sucked into the siphon I was cleaning his tank with and his head is now stuck in the small tube section but unaccessible. Me and my boyfriend have cut the tube apart and tried pulling him out and it hasn't worked. I have a feeling the reason he...
  2. Water change: Direct from the tap vs. bucket

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have the siphon / gravel vacuum from Aqueon that attaches to a sink faucet. It's just like the Python. The manufacturers of both products promote the no-buckets convenience of removing and replacing water with these tools. To date, I have ONLY used the product to remove water and to vacuum...
  3. Marina Aquavac 50'

    Aquarium Products Reviews
    I wanted a way to push myself to make smaller but more frequent water changes as the ol' bucket method was getting a bit tedious. I went to 3 or 4 local pet shops that stocked fish and came across the Marina Aquavac which looks and acts exactly like the Python NoSpill system (dig Hagen buy them...
  4. DIY siphon?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hey guys, I need a gravel siphon but a little short on cash and just saw a page that showed me how to make one out of plastic tubes, sealent and a plastic bottle. Has anyone had sucess with this sort of thing? Cheers!
  5. Hello! Finally registered...

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello! Got some advice, ignored some advice, overall very helpful forum! And now the fish stuff...I have: Tank: 20 gallons (plus about 2 gallons in sump)...the largest I can have in my apartment without getting renters insurance. Filter: 4" thick mechanical filter (bulk filter material), lots...
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