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post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-31-2014, 05:12 PM
Gavin Citrus
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A siphon with a built in pump. Right now as I see it I have three options when changing the water on my tank.

One I siphon into the buckets and then fill the tank back up by hand (Ugh).
Two I buy a long hose siphon which connects to the faucet to fill it back up (Scary to have that long of a hose across a living room carpet.
Three I buy a submersible pump to pump water back up from my clean water buckets into the tank (What I am doing now).

If my siphon had a built in pump so after I siphoned I could turn the siphon in reverse and pump clean water out of the buckets/trash can back into the tank automatically that would be a life saver.

Most of us cannot get our buckets high enough above water level to make the siphon work in reverse with auto flow. If all that makes sense.
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