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While many old-timers may snigger at the idea of a "battery operated vacuum aquarium cleaner", there are hobbyists who like this simple way to collect debris from a small aquarium. Similar units are sometimes available with a hand pump, but the basic concept is this: water and debris is slurped up from the bottom of the tank, and dumped through a cloth mesh bag. Debris remains in bag to be disposed of, while water returns directly to the tank. This is certainly no substitute for a regular partial water change, but serves quite nicely for a little spot cleaning.
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After buying this Eheim aquarium vacuum online (it was a few dollars cheaper and shipping was a good deal) I soon received my new aquarium vacuum in the mail. Set up was fairly straight forward. There are around 4 or 5 pieces that need to be snapped together and it took about 30 seconds to figure it out and put it together. It is battery operated and the battery compartment has an O-ring to prevent any water from entering the compartment. I was impressed with the size of this vacuum. It is around 22 inches long with the extension added to it so I should haveno trouble at all reaching the bottom of my tank. The bottom piece extension is slotted and is designed to go about 1 cm deep into the substrate to suction up debris without distrubing the beneficial bacteria. The collection basket is made of really fine mesh material. It lets the gunk in and the water flows through it back into the tank. 68 Results - 1Pc Aquarium Battery Syphon Operated Fish Tank Vacuum Gravel Water Filter ..
Photo provided by FlickrEheim Quick Vac Pro is a battery-operated, aquarium vacuum to help make keeping your tank clean
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The Eheim Aquarium Vacuum is also sold as the Eheim Quick Vac Pro. It is a battery operated submersible vacuum that can be used to clean the substrate (sand, gravel, bare bottom) in your aquarium. At least, that's what the manufacturer (Eheim) claims. The price for this aquarium vacuum is around $50 US dollars and I have seen it in the local stores (petsmart and petco) and you can definitely pick one up online for a few dollars less than retail. In looking at reviews on aquarium forums, on online shops and at Amazon it was especially interesting to see the disparity in the reviews. One person would claim that it's the best piece of equipment that they have ever used on their aquarium and the next person would say that it was a complete waste of money. What was the truth? I had to pick one up to find out.The Eheim Aquarium Vacuum is also sold as the Eheim Quick Vac Pro. It is a battery operated submersible vacuum that can be used to clean the substrate (sand, gravel, bare bottom) in your aquarium. At least, that's what the manufacturer (Eheim) claims. The price for this aquarium vacuum is around $50 US dollars and I have seen it in the local stores (petsmart and petco) and you can definitely pick one up online for a few dollars less than retail. In looking at reviews on aquarium forums, on online shops and at Amazon it was especially interesting to see the disparity in the reviews. One person would claim that it's the best piece of equipment that they have ever used on their aquarium and the next person would say that it was a complete waste of money. What was the truth? I had to pick one up to find out.This is a type of electric aquarium vacuum, except that Eheim realized that adding electrical wires to gallons of water may not have a good ending all the time. So what they did was design a battery-operated unit instead.The MARINA Multi-Vac is a powerful 3 in 1 aquarium gravel cleaner, algae remover and water siphon. Since the Multi-Vac is battery operated, it eliminates the posibility of electric shock.
A simple push of a button and the Multi-Vac jumps into action. The side bag makes it easy to trap debris or simply attach a hose when a water change is needed.
The Multi-Vac is extendable from 8" to 16" which makes it ideal for most aquariums.

- Provides the convenience of a cordless cleaner/siphon
- Battery powered ... eliminates risk of electric shock
- Requires 2 "C" batteries (not included)
- Performs 3 functions
-- 1) Gravel Cleaner
-- 2) Water siphon
-- 3) Algae cleaner
- Extendable - from 8" - 16"
- Vacuum bag collects all debris