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Does this have the BRASS faucet conector?

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I know they sell this with a plastic faucet connector too. The picture you show on line is brass. I just don't want to end up with plastic.it doesnt hold up. I am not talking about the green plastic that the brass screws into.
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I just received my python from Petco and yes it does come with the brass connector.
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That's the perk with Python - it comes with the brass connector!!! And it works great.
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Mine came with free brass upgrade connector and a note stating they upgraded the product .
Yes, it comes with brass.
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yes it does it works perfectly was that good for you
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How do you remove chlorine, etc.?

If this hooks up directly to the tap, how do you treat the water to remove chlorine, chlorimines, etc.? Do you remove the fish, do the water change/vacuum, add new water straight from the tap, then treat the water inside the aquarium tank, then put fish back in? Thank you.
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I was concerned about this myself, so I asked the local stores that use the python and what they do - the response was, add the chemicals before the water and don't worry about it, chemicals like Prime or Stress Coat can be added up to 5 times the recommended dosage, by the time you add the new water no harm will have come to your fish - just approximate the gallons removed, add the chemical and fill the tank.
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hi...you only need to remove about a 3rd of the water...and you can have tap water set aside in a 5 gal bucket ...letting the water sit for more then a few days will remove the chlorine..

this is how I clean my tanks..and my fish are happy.
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I use a similar product for changing water. I only change 25% of my water every month. Once I have removed 25% of the water, I then place my chlorine treatment chemical in the tank. I use enough chemical to treat slightly more than the water I am changing. I then immediately add the new tap water. I have used this method 5 times now and my fish seem to tolerate it very well with no observation of stress.
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What is the width for the Python Gravel Cleaner hose?

I have small spaces to maneuver the Python Gravel Cleaner & I need the exact width for the hose.
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Gravel tube is 2" and tubing is 5/8"
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can i hook it up to were i hook my hose up outside insead of my faucet ?

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I am sure that you could if the width of your exterior faucet is compatible, which i think it would be. My only question would be the temp of the water as most exterior faucets are only hooked to cold water lines i believe.
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If you purchase one that is too long will it affect the ability of the syphon to work properly?

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The tubing just needs to reach the floor from it's starting point in the tank. It'll siphon as long as the tank is above the receiving vessel on the floor or above the floor. Keep the tubing as short as possible.
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Can you use this to drain the tank?

Or you can only use it fill fresh water in? Thanks
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Any siphon will drain the tank. Faucet water needs to be aged or treated before putting fish in the tank. Not a fast filler of water in the tank as the tube is only about .5 inches.
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How does it connect to faucet?

The nearest sink to my tank is my kitchen sink which has a button to switch between stream and shower options. Would I still be able to hook it to this sink or would I need to attach it to a bathroom faucet instead?
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You can go to Pythonproducts.com and review the video.You should be able to attach to most of the pull out faucets.
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My vacuum no longer pumps water in, it just pulls water out whether or not I have it set to drain. Is it broken?

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Please call us at 414-355-7000 M - F 8 to 4 central time.
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can I order the faucet adapter only on line

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Contact Python directly at pythonparts@aol.com
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How long is the pickup tube?

Looks about about 1 foot in the pics, would like a longer one.
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Approximately six feet
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my faucet is an older style does this have a diffrent conector?

my faucet is hard to explain I can not screw the top of the tube to my sink because of the fiffrent style of my sink is there a different connector for this product that will work on my sink???
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Untreated or aged tap-water should not be used in a fish tank.
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I lost the directions, on how to get it hooked up

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Contact Python Products directly at 414-355-7000 M - F and we will send you a new set.
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