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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
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Where can I buy bottle brushes for cleaning intake tubes?

I cannot seem to find any that are the right size, most are too big or too small...
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-19-2013, 06:38 PM
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Tell me about it. It'll probably be better just to get new tubes.
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I guess that depends on your intake tube diameter, right? I got mine from a home school chemistry online store.

This is where I got my 1" diameter brush for short tubes (brush is 17" long), and test tube brushes for test kits.

http://www.hometrainingtools.com/sea...=brush&x=0&y=0

Then there's the snake-like one I use for canister and reactor hoses:

http://www.cpap.com/productpage/mona...ose-brush.html

That covers my normal everyday needs.

Hope this helps
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I bought an expensive eheim brush I think it was but went back to using my trumpet cleaning brush like this one:
http://www.amazon.com/Ventura-1040-C...cleaning+brush
It works beautifully. I have 1/2" tubes.
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I got a set of 3 brushes from online at Big Al's I live in Canada.

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Thanks everyone for the suggestions!
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