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Aqueon Water Changer

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by 7itanium, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. 7itanium

    7itanium AC Members

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    Company- Aqueon

    [FONT=&quot]Model[/FONT]- Water Changer

    [FONT=&quot]Link to product description
    [/FONT]http://www.aquariumguys.com/aqueon-water-changer25.html

    [FONT=&quot]Price range[/FONT]- $30-$50

    [FONT=&quot]Pros- Awesome quality and easy to use.. I like it better than my old python.. I got one today and I did partial water changes on all my tanks in less than 10 minutes[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Cons[/FONT]- Havent been able to find a larger one... 25ft seems to be it

    [FONT=&quot]Star rating (1-5 with 5 being the best)[/FONT] ***** (5)

    [FONT=&quot]How long have you used the product?[/FONT] 1 day

    [FONT=&quot]Build quality and value for your money. [/FONT]Excellent

    [FONT=&quot]Other comments

    I dont have a sink in my basement.. but I was able to modify this product very easily so that instead of going into a sink-- water drains out the bottom into a hose that goes into my washer drain
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    #1 7itanium, Mar 25, 2009
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2009
  2. robott

    robott lalalala la la la

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    i was just looking for info on this, and it was the first post to come up. i love mine too, i just got it, but i have a 50 ft. one. what're some of the differences you've noticed between this and the python?
     
  3. Carlsonr

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    Just a tip. If you need a longer hose, you can buy any 1/2" ID 5/8" OD flexible hose to connect directly to the unit. I got a 50' hose from Home Depot for $15.
     
  4. 7itanium

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    Yeah thats good advice... I dont really NEED a 50ft one anymore.. but I was very surprised to find that they dont even make one
     
  5. tekonus

    tekonus ...meh?

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    Will this work with a faucet that does not have a screw-on faucet tip? I've seen these but I always assumed you needed the screw on type of faucet for them to work.
     
  6. lake_tuna

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    So, is this a device that let your faucet drive the initial siphon and after you're done taking water out, you use this to directly fill tap water back into your tank afterward?

    2 questions:
    - Do you have to let water running?
    - Untreated tap water goes directly into the fish tank? Treating the water after it's been already put in the tank isn't something I'd do with my fish and shrimp.
     

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