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Product Description:
Python Products PythonUsed to clean and fill your tank by attaching to an existing water faucet.
Product Specifications:
These siphons can be purchased with different lengths in both the siphon tube and in the hose. Siphon tubes come in sizes ranging from 20 inches to 72 inches. Hoses come in sizes from 25 feet to 100 feet.
User Ratings: (84 reviews)
Overall: 8.62
Value/Cost: 8.14
Effectiveness: 9.11
Quality: 8.20
Ease of use: 9.01
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stoneydee has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 9.25/10 February 20, 2004
"Kick the bucket"
Greatest invention for hte hobby I've seen yet.
Xtreme Cichlid has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 5.75/10 December 29, 2003
"Save your $$$... make your own 'Python'"
If it wasn't for the fact that it costs so much I would have most definitely bought one. I do ,however,have a hard time spending $80.00 (CDN) on something that I can build myself in 20 minutes for $25.00 (CDN) Sorry Python, but I'd rather spend the other $55.00 on fish !

specialname76 has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 7.75/10 December 27, 2003
"very good"
defintaly get the brass fitting my plastic one striped out, and my water pump cracked you should have an extra lying around incase.
misterted has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9.5/10 December 8, 2003
"None better"
Doesn't everybody have one?
It works well and makes it much easier to do water changes and set up new tanks.
Definitely get the brass fitting for the sink though.
Also, you do need to have reasonable water pressure for this to work properly.
shaggyd714 has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 10/10 November 17, 2003
"Works great 4 me !!!!"
No problems.

I did buy the brass adapter to hook it to the faucet, bcuz the plastic one that comes with the siphon is cheap.
westwood8183 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.5/10 September 25, 2003
"Best invention ever!"
I absolutely love my python. No more buckets for me! I did return mine a couple weeks after I got it because there was a small crack in the valve part, but walmart exchanged it for a new one. Best thing is, the new one has the brass fitting which attaches to the sink instead of the cheap plastic one. Hopefully they will be doing this on all their newly made pythons.
[email protected] has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 5/10 August 5, 2003
"doesn't work too well"
well, it doesn't work too well for me. i guess i don't have enough water pressure, but i get much less suction from it than a regular siphon. back to the old buckets meathod for me
kdjsleca has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 7.5/10 July 29, 2003
"Awesome"
Best investment I have made. This makes water changes fun! I upgraded to the brass fittings they are much better.
MommaMbuna has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9/10 July 28, 2003
"Python Rocks!"
Best thing I ever bought in all my years of fish keeping.

Made some small modifications to it (i.e. replaced plastic w/metal) and it is now virtually unbreakable!
okimavich has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 8.5/10
"Great Idea, but cheap execution"
The system design and idea is great. I no longer have to fill and dump a 5 gallon bucket. My change time has been reduced by half, while increasing the amount of water I change regularly.

But the material has proven to be of not so superior quality. In six months, I have already replaced one hose connector and a siphon/pump due to cracking. I replaced the siphon/pump with Blue Magic's waterbed siphon/pump found at Walmart. Although Blue Magic also manufactures the Python siphon, the blue waterbed version seems to be of slightly better design as the attachment to the faucet seems a bit more reinforced.

Coupled with this material/design problem, the high cost for the whole system will possibly be a deterant to many budget minded and beginning aquarists. Look around online for a better deal on the price.
FeelingFishy has used this product for 3-12 Months.
Overall Rating: 10/10
"GREAT!!!"
Could not live without this......... So glad I bought one!:-)
Joefish has used this product for 3 Years or More.
Overall Rating: 9/10
"Nothing but the best"
I have allways use'd this method for changeing water and i have to say python is the way to go, i see alot people upset about the plastic fitting for the sink, but python does make a brass fitting so no more cross thredded adapters, so for a few extra bucks get the brass fitting.....
Freddy_K has used this product for 1-3 Years.
Overall Rating: 8/10
"Incredible idea that can be done better"
No doubt, this system is a time saver and works as well as it should. In fact, it works so well that people are willing to ignore the shoddy quality of the plastic attachment. It leaks under pressure, tends to come loose all the time, and the soft plastic threads ruin over time.

Take the idea and build your own better quality one for less money. You can find instructions on how to do it easily.
sugarkoma5 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.75/10
"The BEST!"
I have saved myself so much time with this wonderful invention! This is totally worth the price, no doubt about it.
sugarkoma5 has used this product for 1-3 Months.
Overall Rating: 9.75/10
"The BEST!"
I have saved myself so much time with this wonderful invention! This is totally worth the price, no doubt about it.
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