Vacuum Cleaner ?

johnb

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Hi

Can anyone recomend a decent Vacuum Cleaner, tank is Dimensions: 201cm W x 51cm x D 70,5 cm H so i need something thats flexibel, just to help clean out the various debri that collects (eEpecially after cutting the grass)

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John B
 

Garuf

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Surely any industrial spec hoover capable of sucking up water would fit the bill something by Vax or Henry maybe?
 

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Thanks for the response's I was not thinking of anything on such a large scale, i dont want to remove the contents of the tank, but rather some gentle hovering to clear up bits and bobs

John B
 

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It works great. When we were at TGM recently they did this with a large industrial vac. It created a sort of inverted whirl pool and sucked offany debris from the surface. Worked very well indeed, and didn't take too much water either.
 

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I missed it but I've seen it used before in reef tanks to harvest surface scum before restarting skimmers when doing maintenance.
 
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You can get a similar one from ebay. Slightly different build but cheaper. Are you looking to hoover the surface of water or the surface of substrate? If's it's the water surface then I suggest just use a net.
 
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