Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Happie Shop Aquarium Water Changers

1. HS Aquatics Ville Aquarium Siphon Pump 1.5 Metre Gravel Cleaner Suction Pipe Filter Water Changer Wi...

User Ratings: 33 20

Happie Shop First Impressions

"I'm so happy this works!"

It got clogged a few times and i had to take it to the sink and run water through it. I also found that the angled attachment clogged way easy. The easy siphoning of fish debris used to be a pain to do. I felt comfortable cleaning both my 10 gallon and 55 gallon tank. I'm only using this to siphon my aquarium water during water changes. It made the water change in our 55 gallon tank so much easier! I did have to cut one of the tubes to make it a little shorter but that was easy.

  • HS Aquatics Ville Aquarium Siphon Pump 1.5 Metre Gravel Cleaner Suction Pipe Filter Water Changer With Valve Control For Fish Tank
  • Color And Design May Vary
  • Fish Aquarium Cleaning Pipe Siphon Pipe With Valve Control.
  • 1.5 Metre Siphon Pipe For Aquarium. The Simple And Easy Way To Change The Water In Your Aquarium.
  • Fit For All Aquarium And Fish Tank.
  • A Couple Of Squeezes On The Hand Pump Is All That Is Needed To Get The Pump Working.
  • Manufacture: Happie Shop
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Happie Shop
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Happie Shop Final Thoughts

"Cleans well and quickly."

The speed of water removal works for cleaning an occupied tank. Soft tubing, large debris basket, hand pump to get it to flow. Very impressed with their responsiveness as they stand behind their product. We have a snapping turtle and I was having to clean his tank 2-3 times a month. Hard for small hands like mine to grasp and use easily. I used a plastic hose from home depot as this black hose is worthless. This is definitely a better tool overall.

Overall Score
3.3


(143 Points)

2. Aquarium Gravel Cleaner,Fish Tank Cleaner,Gravel Vacuum for Aquarium Flow Control Valve Gravel Clean...

User Ratings: 50 11

ZHIYONG First Impressions

"It's so easy."

Almost a must have for anyone with an aquarium. Product arrived really quick and is packaged nicely. I had to shake the substrate out of the bottom inch of the tube only twice! The vacuum insn't too loud which is good, and has very good suction. I just don't know why I didn’t order it sooner. The shower mode make more oxygen just like an airstone. You can't get a better product for such a decent price!

  • Aquarium Gravel Cleaner,Fish Tank Cleaner,Gravel Vacuum for Aquarium Flow Control Valve Gravel Cleaner Aquarium Fish Tank Vacuum Siphon Water Changer-A Hand Syphon Pump to Drain
  • ☞DO NOT DISTURB THE FISH: Aquarium Gravel Cleaner is made of high-quality plastic to prevent the aquarium fish from being injured or even disturbed when the water is transferred. The isolation net design can prevent sand or fish from entering, and protect the fish from the water when changing the water. Being frightened can help you clean the water tank efficiently and quickly.
  • ☞ EASY FOR REGULAR MAINTENANCE: Gravel Vacuum for Aquarium is equipped with nozzle net, flexible standard tube, operation/pump ball and discharge hose, easy to assemble and disassemble, flexible siphon pump helps Prevent small rubble and debris from entering the hose, while the filter and water inlet port can be removed, which is convenient for cleaning fish leftovers, feces and fine gravel/removing waste when changing water or for other suction, such as suction mouth Smaller containers, etc.
  • ☞EASY TO INSTALL AND USE: You can freely use the aquarium gravel cleaner because it has a high safety performance. The innovative automatic siphon pump (semi-automatic water changer) is fast and simple. Press 5 to 7 times or squeeze the pump bulb and water will start to flow out of the nozzle. Very easy, only one person.
  • ☞CONVENIENT STORAGE: The soft design can be rolled up and placed in a smaller place after use, which is convenient for next use, saves space, and will not increase your troubles during use.
  • ☞USER-FRIENDLY: If your fish tank cleaner is damaged due to logistics extrusion and other reasons when you receive the package, you don't have to worry, you can contact customer service to exchange for a new product for you to make your shopping satisfied.
  • Manufacture: ZHIYONG
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ZHIYONG
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ZHIYONG Final Thoughts

"It worked perfectly."

But It always ended up messy with water on the floor. It's too small, just wash that baby out at the sink. It works great and was fairly inexpensive compared to other similar products. So this thing has alot of parts and poor instructions. The shower mode make more oxygen just like an airstone. Definitely not for the common colored gravel found at pet stores. I had to put the goldfish into the other 5-gallon tank, and then do the water change.

Overall Score
3.8


(12 Points)

3. Boxtech Fish Tank Water Change, Aquarium Vacuum Siphon Water Changer Pump Sand Cleaner for Aquarium ...

User Ratings: 65 6

boxtech First Impressions

"Gets it going fast."

They have plenty of suction to clean an inch or so off the ground. I didn't see any grease or anything, but it smelled like it. I had to shake the substrate out of the bottom inch of the tube only twice! I think this vacuum is a smart design by someone. Simple, lightweight design does exactly what it says it will do. Very impressed with their responsiveness as they stand behind their product. It works great and was fairly inexpensive compared to other similar products.

  • Boxtech Fish Tank Water Change, Aquarium Vacuum Siphon Water Changer Pump Sand Cleaner for Aquarium Water Filter
  • Boxtech Aquarium Cleaner: Water changer, washing sand, cleaning, it’s a multifunctional cleaning tool. Compatible with additional nozzle can help clean gravels which will effectively separates excrement and food residue from your aquarium, keep the water crystal clean.
  • Compact Structure: Compatible with 1pcs soft water pipe(72.4in) and 2pcs hard water pipes(11in*2). It is easy to install and operate. fitting different-sized fish tank.
  • Anti-Back Flow Valve Design - Widened anti-reverse pipe makes drainage more effective. Kindly Note: Please put the QV letter end downward against the bucket when using because the pump is unidirectional.
  • Safe and Easy Use: Made of quality flexible PVC plastic which could ensure a long time use. It won't collapse to block the water flow, also, it is not too stiff, easy to bend it into any position to fit for your use.
  • Special Design: Extra long tubing & hard pipes allows you to reach any dirty spots immediately without getting your hands wet
  • The water exchanger can be fixed on the glass of fish tank, great for daily maintenance and routine water changing.
  • 2pcs hard water pipes(11in*2),
  • High quality PVC tube with High strength, corrosion resistant feature, won't collapse to block the water flow, easy to bend it into any position to fit for your use
  • Manufacture: boxtech
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 3 x 11.3 inches; 14.39 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The boxtech
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

boxtech Final Thoughts

"This item is wonderful."

It doesn't try to eat the rocks like the triangular head does. Makes cleaning my daughter's turtle tank much, much easier. I wanted another one but amazon just wants me to return it. Definitely not for the common colored gravel found at pet stores. I do not write a ton of reviews but I HAVE to review this amazing time saver! I even separated the tubes and used it to clean my small 5 gallon! I even separated the tubes and used it to clean my small 5 gallon!

Overall Score
4.3


(653 Points)

4. American Cichlid Salt, 4 kg / 8.8 lbs

Seachem 1469 First Impressions

"Wish were a tad longer."

Like I said can splice more hose on to reach to the outside or wherever. Prolly also easier to use with larger hands. I didn't see any grease or anything, but it smelled like it. I let everything soak in water and washed with safe dish soap before using. Definitely not for the common colored gravel found at pet stores. I felt comfortable cleaning both my 10 gallon and 55 gallon tank. It eliminates spilled and dripping water on my carpet and floors.

  • American Cichlid Salt, 4 kg / 8.8 lbs
  • Replicates the natural environment of American cichlids by providing very accurately The necessary Mineral salts
  • A chemically sound blend of salts designed to replicate the natural environment of American cichlids
  • Contains all physiologically essential elements such as magnesium, calcium, sodium, and potassium
  • Also contains trace components such as iron, aluminum, and Iodide; does not contain harmful or unnecessary ingredients such as nitrates or arsenic
  • 250 grams makes up to 6000 US gallons
  • Manufacture: Seachem Laboratories, Inc.
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 8 x 7.5 inches; 8.82 Pounds
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Seachem 1469
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Seachem 1469 Final Thoughts

"Easy to use."

This way I could empty into a 5 gallon bucket for mini water changes. But all in all, I'm relieved and happy! Works as advertised and was delivered faster than estimated. I used a plastic hose from home depot as this black hose is worthless. So after I received my replacement tool, i did a water change with it. Gets the turtle poos and I dont have to empty my tank every 2 weeks! You can see the debris coming up the tube like an elevator- hahah.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Fortune-star Aquarium Siphon Gravel Cleaner Water Changer with air Bag Aquarium Gravel Vacuum Cleane...

User Ratings: 51 10

Fortune-star First Impressions

"It would have helped me."

The shower mode make more oxygen just like an airstone. With this product I was able to do it by myself quickly and easily! The nuisance has certainly yielded me from cleaning tank more often. I LOVE IT SO MUCH I'm getting another for the fish tank at my Mom's house. This way I could empty into a 5 gallon bucket for mini water changes. The vacuum insn't too loud which is good, and has very good suction. Great product and would highly recommend!

  • Fortune-star Aquarium Siphon Gravel Cleaner Water Changer with air Bag Aquarium Gravel Vacuum Cleaner Kit for Fish Tank Cleaner with Mini Net
  • Powerful function: The aquarium siphon gravel cleaner is equipped with airbags, and the strong suction can easily remove the sediment at the bottom of the water tank. The built-in filter in the water inlet can ensure that the plants and fish in the fish tank will not be discharged. The valve design of the water outlet can effectively control the size of the water flow, avoid water splashing on the ground, and keep the house tidy
  • Widely used: This aquarium siphon gravel cleaner is equipped with a 55-inch hose and a 12-inch transparent water pipe. You can combine them according to the height of your fish tank, so it is suitable for most fish tanks
  • High quality materials: This aquarium siphon gravel cleaner is made of high-quality soft PVC material, odorless, durable, and has excellent anti-oxidation and anti-corrosion properties, which can ensure the safety of your plants and fish.
  • Simple operation: the airbag button has a strong suction power, you only need to pinch 3 to 5 times, and the aquarium siphon gravel cleaner will start to work automatically. We also equip the water changer with a hose holder, which can be Out of your hands, convenient and labor-saving, to provide you with the best aquarium cleaning experience.
  • After-sales service: We aim to provide you with the best shopping experience and the best satisfaction. If you have any questions, please contact us directly and we will provide you with professional solutions.
  • Reminder:
  • Manufacture: Fortune-star
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fortune-star
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  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fortune-star Final Thoughts

"Oh my gosh!"

I bought this one and I absolutely love it. It quit working after the second use! I used a plastic hose from home depot as this black hose is worthless. I gotta say tho that it's really powerful. I was using a regular siphon gravel cleaner and it was painstaking. It did however do a better job than the gravel vac i was using before. It eliminates spilled and dripping water on my carpet and floors.

Overall Score
3.8


(35 Points)

6. Pawaboo Fish Tank Cleaner, 5-in-1 Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Water Changer for Quick Water Changing/San...

User Ratings: 53 7

Pawaboo First Impressions

"Vs hard plastic part."

So much better than my smaller python. With this product I was able to do it by myself quickly and easily! Sometimes I would get tank water in my mouth. The water from the front yard garden hose is cold. Do what I did, and do, and so many others have stated in their reviews. The vacuum insn't too loud which is good, and has very good suction. But It always ended up messy with water on the floor.

  • Pawaboo Fish Tank Cleaner, 5-in-1 Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Water Changer for Quick Water Changing/Sand Washing/Feces Absorbing/Raking Sand/Scraping Algae with Air-Pressing Button & Glass Scraper
  • 【5-in-1 Multifunctional Cleaner】: Multifunctional fish tank cleaner helps water changing, sand washing, feces absorbing, raking sand, scraping algae. No need to immerse your hands in the aquarium water and provide a healthy environment for your underwater friends.
  • 【Air-Pressing Button】: Air suction to allow one-hand operation. Press the air button continuously until water comes into the bucket automatically. (Note: Please let the water outlet at least 19.7 in/50 cm lower than the inlet when using.)
  • 【Fish Protective & Easy to Use】: With filter basket to prevent small fish, aquatic plant and gravel from being sucked out when changing water, effectively protects fish as well as the tank cleaner. Convenient operation and easy to install.
  • 【Scraping Algae】: Glass scraper assembly can be attached to the cleaner for removing deposits, helps clean the inside of the tank easily without scratching it.
  • 【Extensive Water Pipes】: 2 inlet tubes (15.7 inch/40 cm) included, which can be extended and combined according to your demand, fit various kinds of tanks.
  • Manufacture: Pawaboo
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 1.1 x 1.1 inches; 10 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pawaboo
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pawaboo Final Thoughts

"Don't do that!"

I got this one until my son broke my siphon. I'm only using this to siphon my aquarium water during water changes. It is not good to let the goldfish encounter the cold water directly. I bought this one and I absolutely love it. The pump works very well too, two squeezes and it's siphoning. And suddenly it began running again! I'd recommend this, but it just takes a little practice.

Overall Score
4.0


(92 Points)

7. VavoPaw 5 in 1 Fish Tank Cleaner, Quick Water Changer with Air-Pressing Button, Glass Scraper, Water...

User Ratings: 53 12

VavoPaw First Impressions

"Doing an 80."

Putting the thing together is really intuitive and easy. Easy peasy and clean up is a breeze. This is definitely a better tool overall. It's too small, just wash that baby out at the sink. And suddenly it began running again! Perhaps if it gets a piece of sand in the pump then it freezes or seizes. It is simple, but not without being a very thoughtfully designed product.

  • VavoPaw 5 in 1 Fish Tank Cleaner, Quick Water Changer with Air-Pressing Button, Glass Scraper, Water Flow Controller, Extendable Pipe, Fish Tank Sand Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Kit - Black
  • 5 in 1 Function: This Aquarium Vacuum Gravel Cleaner is suitable for various types of fish tanks, which can be used for Sand Washing, Water Channging, Excrement Absorbing, Sand Raking, Fish Tank Glass Scraping and so on.
  • Convenient Air-pressing Button: Keep pressing until the water flows out automatically. Tips: Please keep the outlet below the inlet at least 19.69 inch / 50 cm when pumping water.
  • Easy to Use: It's convenient to install and easy to operate. Do not need to energize when changing water, this siphon will work as long as the drainage bucket is lower than the tank. Please note that the water outlet must lower at least 20 inch than the inlet when using.
  • Fish Protector: The fish tank gravel cleaner includes a filter basket net which can protect little fish and small gravel from sucking out of the aquarium accidentally.
  • Included Glass Scraper: Clean your fish tank without scratching it. The dimension of the glass scraper is : 5.7 inch * 2.6 inch ( 14.5 cm * 6.7 cm ).
  • Manufacture: VavoPaw
  • Product Dimensions: 15.75 x 1.18 x 1.18 inches; 10 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The VavoPaw
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

VavoPaw Final Thoughts

"TIME SAVER!"

It's really a super super great tool. It does the job I need it to,very effective. I used a plastic hose from home depot as this black hose is worthless. My prior one took several squeezes and I had to hold a finger over the outlet. With this product I was able to do it by myself quickly and easily! I didn't see any grease or anything, but it smelled like it. So much better than my smaller python.

Overall Score
3.9


(161 Points)

8. ZaneSun Aquarium Fish Tank Gravel Cleaner,Siphon Vacuum Pump Gravel Cleaner Fish Tank Water Changer ...

User Ratings: 63 8

ZaneSun First Impressions

"Instructions are good."

Makes keeping the fish tank alot easier and quicker! I had a manual pump before that used suction pressure to suck out all the water. I opted for a gift card and I will have to find another way to make this thing. This is definitely a better tool overall. I'd recommend this, but it just takes a little practice. Prolly also easier to use with larger hands. Works as advertised and was delivered faster than estimated.

  • ZaneSun Aquarium Fish Tank Gravel Cleaner,Siphon Vacuum Pump Gravel Cleaner Fish Tank Water Changer Adjustable Flow Control Tape& Aquarium Algae Scraper Double Sided Sponge Brush Cleaner Scrubber
  • 1:premium silicon siphon pump:Water can be suck out easily by squeeze the big airbag gently.
  • 2. Flow Control Tap Design:Flow rate 6.7L/min, drain 30L in 5 minutes,you can clean the aquarium easily & quickly. Ideal for water changing and gravel cleaning,it is easy and convenient to use.
  • 3.This aquarium water changer is made from good quality plastic material which could ensure a long time use. Its flexible PVC hose transfer liquids and more faster.
  • 4.Total 7.5ft long, and you can add extra hose to the faucet if need (extra hose not included)
  • 5.Easy to Install & Use: Just connect all the accessories together one by one, It is ideal for water changing and gravel cleaning, giving your fish a nice living environment. Free Gift Aquarium Cleaning Brush, For use in water and saltwater, easy access to hard to reach spots. Let your fish tank more beautiful.
  • Manufacture: ZaneSun
  • Editor's Impressions Of The ZaneSun
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

ZaneSun Final Thoughts

"MONEY SAVER!"

I found that it's difficult to use. I got this to replace my previous siphon, which was falling apart and pretty nasty. The costomer service for this company is wonderful. I didn't see any grease or anything, but it smelled like it. I bought this one and I absolutely love it. Do what I did, and do, and so many others have stated in their reviews. I put it together in a cinch and was off and running.

Overall Score
4.2


(357 Points)

9. Yutiny Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Vacuum Siphon Tube Fish Tank Drainer Aquarium Water Changer Fish Tank...

Yutiny First Impressions

"That was a bit confusing."

It works great and was fairly inexpensive compared to other similar products. The bucket clamp also doesn't work very well. I THINK most likely it came from the factory because it had a industrial smell to it. I bought this one and I absolutely love it. I just don't know why I didn’t order it sooner. I put it together in a cinch and was off and running. Had a minor issue which their service department addressed immediately.

  • Yutiny Aquarium Gravel Cleaner Vacuum Siphon Tube Fish Tank Drainer Aquarium Water Changer Fish Tank Water Filter Cleaner
  • 【Unique Design】Ideal for water changing and gravel cleaning.double functions for wash sand and change water, more convenient to use.
  • 【 High Quality】Made of high quality plastic, not easily crack, strong and durable.which could ensure a long time use. Its flexible clear hose transfer liquids and more faster.
  • 【 Strong Wash Sand Ability】Just adjust the slope angle, it can effectively suck up the fish manure and feed residues in the sand.
  • 【Multifunction】Small vacuum cup makes cleaning around and under stones, wood and corals easy. It can also clean the sand and purifiy of water at the same time in change the water process.
  • 【Easy To Use】Small container self priming water transfer design for more quick jobs Easy to use, suitable for maintaining both freshwater and saltwater tanks.
  • Manufacture: Yutiny
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Yutiny
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Yutiny Final Thoughts

"Ouch, lol."

Hopefully my replacement works and I can change my review. Definitely like the bulb for starting suction easily. When I used it to get the water out, I found out it has pump function. I opted for a gift card and I will have to find another way to make this thing. You can't get a better product for such a decent price! I have a 55 gallon turtle aquarium and this works awesome for it. I did have to cut one of the tubes to make it a little shorter but that was easy.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

10. HS Aquatics Ville Aquarium Siphon Pump 1.5 Metre Gravel Cleaner Suction Pipe Filter Water Changer Wi...

User Ratings: 33 20

Happie Shop First Impressions

"I'm so happy this works!"

It got clogged a few times and i had to take it to the sink and run water through it. I also found that the angled attachment clogged way easy. The easy siphoning of fish debris used to be a pain to do. I felt comfortable cleaning both my 10 gallon and 55 gallon tank. I'm only using this to siphon my aquarium water during water changes. It made the water change in our 55 gallon tank so much easier! I did have to cut one of the tubes to make it a little shorter but that was easy.

  • HS Aquatics Ville Aquarium Siphon Pump 1.5 Metre Gravel Cleaner Suction Pipe Filter Water Changer With Valve Control For Fish Tank
  • Color And Design May Vary
  • Fish Aquarium Cleaning Pipe Siphon Pipe With Valve Control.
  • 1.5 Metre Siphon Pipe For Aquarium. The Simple And Easy Way To Change The Water In Your Aquarium.
  • Fit For All Aquarium And Fish Tank.
  • A Couple Of Squeezes On The Hand Pump Is All That Is Needed To Get The Pump Working.
  • Manufacture: Happie Shop
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Happie Shop
  • Cleaning Ability
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Happie Shop Final Thoughts

"Cleans well and quickly."

The speed of water removal works for cleaning an occupied tank. Soft tubing, large debris basket, hand pump to get it to flow. Very impressed with their responsiveness as they stand behind their product. We have a snapping turtle and I was having to clean his tank 2-3 times a month. Hard for small hands like mine to grasp and use easily. I used a plastic hose from home depot as this black hose is worthless. This is definitely a better tool overall.

Overall Score
3.3


(143 Points)

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