About this item
- Self-start siphon
- Designed to separate and remove debris from aquarium gravel
- Measures 1.63?? by 9??
Assembly: slip the end Of the hose over the cap on the cylinder. It maybe necessary To heat the tip Of the 72" vinyl hose (by holding it undera hot water faucet for 5 seconds). The hose must fit tightly. Hot waterwill also eliminate any kinks. To activate self-starting siphon: A.place an empty bucket near & below aquarium. B. first, put the end ofhose in the bucket, then submerge the cylinder in the aquarium until itfills w/water completely. C. keeping the loop Of the hose low over thetop Of the tank, rapidly move the gvc cylinder up & down until siphoningbegins (about 5 times). D. once siphoning has begun, place the open endof the cylinder in the gravel To begin cleaning. Gravel And debris willrise in the cylinder. Debris is siphoned into the bucket w/the water.The gravel falls down when the cylinder is lifted. Vacuum the gravel bedat least once a month, while removing no more than 25% Of the water.Multiple cleanings may be required To vacuum all the gravel. Refill thetank, adding appropriate water treatments.
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.6|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.0 x 3.5 x 7.0|
|Assembled in Country of Origin:||USA|
|Origin of Components:||USA|
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