Take all the hassle out of routine aquarium water changes and gravel cleaning. Each kit includes a durable plastic gravel vacuum with an attachable hose; as well as an easy faucet connector kit for attaching your vacuum and water changer directly to your home faucet. Simple flow valve allows you to switch quickly from a gravel vacuum to a water changer. Special splash control helps reduce dirty water splashing in the sink. No more dragging heavy buckets throughout your house!
Specifications Aquarium Type FRESHWATER
Instructions Before vacuuming or filling, set the water temperature from the faucet to the same temperature as the water currently in the aquarium. Adjust the gravel tube valve as you clean so that the gravel is lifted and agitated inside the gravel tube, while the amount of dirty water being discarded in the sink is at a minimum. To stop the water flow at any time, while either vacuuming or filling, completely close the gravel tube valve.
To vacuum: Attach water flow assembly to faucet using faucet adapter. Submerge gravel tube in aquarium water. Open water flow assembly valve and close gravel tube valve. Turn on faucet. Open gravel tube valve to bewgtin vacuuming. To fill: Close water flow assembly valve and open gravel tube valve.
Connecting water flow assembly and gravel tube to hose: Unscrew and remove compression nut. Slide compression nut over end of flexible tubing. Push flexible tubing over hose barb where compression nut was removed. Slide compression nut back down flexible tubing and turn to tighten onto threads behind hose barb. Ensure that compression nut is securely holding flexible tubing in place.