Eheim Power Scraper
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Equipment


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-19-2013, 07:35 PM   #1
Hoppy
Planted Tank Guru
 
Hoppy's Avatar
 
PTrader: (75/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 18,974
Default

Eheim Power Scraper


Has anyone tried this:

http://www.marinedepot.com/Eheim_Pow...MTASHH-vi.html
It looks very effective, but pricy too. I hate cleaning the back glass on my tank, and don't exactly love cleaning the front and ends. This might make it if not fun, at least more satisfying - I always find streaks left after I get done.
__________________
Hoppy
Hoppy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-19-2013, 08:53 PM   #2
ngrubich
Wannabe Guru
 
ngrubich's Avatar
 
PTrader: (25/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 1,058
Default

It looks pretty neat, but I have been hesitant to buy EHEIM products after they outsourced to China.
I have some older EHEIM products and thought I would get newer products when I built my most recent tank, but no dice: I had to send back the return pump twice in a month and the vacuum I got didn't even work. In my opinion, until I see that their quality has picked back up, I won't buy it.
ngrubich is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-19-2013, 10:33 PM   #3
aquabruce
Planted Member
 
aquabruce's Avatar
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Milford, MA
Posts: 250
Default

I bet you could do a better job with one of these.

[IMG][/IMG]
aquabruce is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-06-2013, 02:17 PM   #4
tom855
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
PTrader: (79/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Maryland
Posts: 653
Default

That's EXACTLY what I've been looking for. Can you tell me where you got that, or got that picture?

Thanks!

Tom
tom855 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-06-2013, 11:15 PM   #5
bluecheese
Planted Member
 
bluecheese's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 233
Default

For $85 it better clean the glass and cook me dinner.
__________________
non ducor duco
bluecheese is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-07-2013, 11:10 PM   #6
norbot
Planted Member
 
norbot's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Boise
Posts: 225
Default

^


Looks cool, but I don't understand why it's powered? What is the motor or whatever doing? Does the blade wiggle or something?

I always end up with some missed spots too

edit: ahhh....it's video, not a picture, nvm.....I am willing to try it out, I'm in the market for a good scraper..chinese or not, I still love eheim, and regular scrapers aren't exactly cheap either
__________________
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand
—KV



20g journal
29g journal
55g journal

Last edited by norbot; 09-07-2013 at 11:30 PM.. Reason: edited
norbot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-08-2013, 10:11 PM   #7
talontsiawd
Planted Tank Guru
 
talontsiawd's Avatar
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Concord, CA
Posts: 4,343
Send a message via AIM to talontsiawd
Default

Looks like it could be cool. Unfortunately for me, it wouldn't fit in some tight places on my current tanks which are the places that bug me the most. Then again, not sure I would pay $85 either. I hate cleaning the back glass on my current tank but I will stick with what I know for now. If someone buys this, please write a review.
talontsiawd is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012