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Resolution
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New tank advice

Post by Resolution » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:33 pm

Tips to choose the best vacuum cleaner

If you are living in a house, an apartment, or if you are living with parents, your life can always be better if you own a vacuum cleaner. It is affordable, easy to use, and offers various benefits that you should consider purchasing one. When it comes to thinking about which one suits best, you might get confused between its types and uses. The following will provide general information and tips to choose the best vacuum on the market.

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About vacuum cleaners

In today’s world, vacuum cleaners are widely used in households, companies, apartments, and factories. They play an important role in keeping carpeted areas clean or picking up dust and dirt around different surfaces in a shorter time. There are five common types with specific functions to take into account: canister, upright, handheld, robot, and stick vacuums.

1. Canister vacuums

Canister vacuums have wheels, intake ports, rotating brushes, long hoses, and cleaning wands to be eligible for cleaning furniture and hardwood floors. If you are looking for a less quiet machine, then look no further than a canister vacuum.

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2. Upright vacuums

An upright vacuum is ideal for cleaning larger areas, carpets, as well as picking up pet hair. To those who do not want to bend down while vacuuming, this device is the most suitable one.

3. Handheld vacuums

Handheld vacuums, as the name suggests, are handy and lighter in weight than others. Thereby, they are easy to move around the corner. Since it is portable, you can use it to clean smaller surfaces such as your car, desk, shelf, and furniture.

4. Robotic vacuums

Unlike canister or upright vacuums, when taking into robot vacuums, battery life is a much more important factor. This is because they are cordless in design and require sufficient battery capacity to operate smoothly.

5. Stick vacuums

A cordless stick vacuum is bagless in design, lightweight, and works best for small cleaning areas. Since it is run by empowering batteries, sometimes you would find it challenging to perform a task that requires a limited time to complete.

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Tips to choose the best vacuum cleaner

There are many good vacuum cleaners on the market that truly meet your actual needs. When it comes to deciding which one is the best, you should keep in mind the below factors:

1. Suction power:

A bagged canister or a bagless upright vacuum usually generates stronger and constant suction power than the other types such as handheld, or robot vacuums. If you have to clean large areas frequently, there is nothing better than a canister or an upright one.

2. HEPA filter

When the phrase “HEPA filter” appears in any product description, let’s think about an allergy sufferer. Why? Because a vacuum that has HEPA filters can effectively remove the small particles including hair or dust that might cause allergy. Why don’t you buy an upright, or robot vacuum with HEPA filter if you are living with an allergic family member?

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3. Battery life

If you would prefer a cordless vacuum like a handheld, robot, and stick vacuum, be aware of its battery life! On average, one can last from around 15 minutes to more than an hour. Unlike ones that need lithium-ion batteries to run the job, other up-to-date models require a certain time to re-charge for fully charged battery power. Fortunately, top vacuum cleaner brands understand consumer’s expectations. Today, there are more and more products offering better battery life that allow you to use it in a longer time.

Final words

Image Best vacuum cleaners in the world will not be able to perform its best if buyers are unsure of what they want, what they need, and how they can optimize the device. In short, all vacuums on the market are all “the best” because they generally contribute to making people’s lives easier than ever before.
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Re: New tank advice

Post by NancyD » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:25 pm

Well, the 55g is ok for a year or maybe 2 if you're very good about changing lots of water every week (30-80% is a goal). Young fish should probably be fed smaller amounts twice/day if you can...& can keep their water very clean. They will grow to 4-6 inches in that time, maybe 9-10+ inches eventually so...start saving for a 6ft tank or more!
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Re: New tank advice

Post by redshark1 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:10 am

I would move the substrate and filter over to the new tank to keep the cycle.

Clown Loaches would need a tank to themselves in my opinion, perhaps with a few dither fish (I use Congo Tetras).

Minimum recommended shoal size for Clown Loaches is six (preferably more).

Minimum recommended tank size for 6-7 Clown Loaches is 6' x 2' x 2' containing 180 US gallons / 150 UK gallons / 700 litres (preferably larger).

Recommended Temp 78-82F.

Watch out for Whitespot (they typically get it when newly introduced).

They can demolish plants so a planted tank may not be possible.

I keep six in a 110g (6' x 18" x 18") but that's because information was non-existant and I was actually recommended a 3ft tank 25 years ago.

They can be kept in a smaller tank than the minimum given but will be stunted and although it was once the norm this is not considered acceptable these days.
6 x Clown Loaches all twenty-seven years of age on 01.01.2021, largest 11.5", 2f4m, aquarium 6' x 18" x 18" 400 ltr = 90 uk gal = 110 US gal.

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