Leaves scratches on my acrylic By sjohnson2152 on 4/19/2015
sjohnson2152 would recommend this product to a friend
Like the idea of the magnet and it works well for the most part. It has a strong magnet and is easy to flip but I have found that the scraper side (w/plastic blades made for acrylic) sometimes leaves scratches on my acrylic walls which is a bummer. When using the scraper side I find that if I turn the magnet at all (ie spin clockwise/counter-clockwise) it leaves a scratch. It does the job w/out scratching if I am very careful and use a very straight up/down motion (if magent is vertical) or left/right motion (if magnet is horizontal). If I want to turn the magnet a different direction I have to pull the outside magnet away from the tank so the pull is not so strong b/w the magnets and guide the scraper side to the direction I want which can be a bit tricky. It does take coralline right off though and I have been able to clean very close to the sand bed w/out it trapping sand under the blade.
Best all around cleaner By Joeboots on 2/19/2015
Joeboots would recommend this product to a friend
This is by far the best glass cleaner on the market!! I have owned almost every other brand scraper and have scratched my glass multiple times trying to clean too close to the sandbed or by leaving the cleaners in my tank and having sand or whatever get lodged between the pad and glass. With the "flip" action of the Flipper you can get basically into your sandbed and never worry about pulling any sand granules along with it. The felt pad is much more efficient at cleaning the glass then those Velcro pads other companies use. The magnet is strong enough to clean your average build up of a few days but not so strong that you struggle moving it along the glass. I store the flipper out of my tank as you should with all cleaners so that you don't risk the chance of sand getting caught between the cleaner and glass and scratch your tank as Ive learned from experience. This also will help prolong the life of the cleaner. Great product glad I gave it a shot and have been recommending it to all my tank buddies.
great cleaning tool By Samuel on 2/16/2015
Samuel would recommend this product to a friend
I have used a lot of different types of glass cleaners to clean my aquarium but none have worked near as well as the flipper. The 2 in 1 blade/algae scraper allow me to clean the hard stuff without getting my hands and arms wet. This is a grest product that I would recommend to anyone.
Great Tool to have!!! By Justin on 2/16/2015
Justin would recommend this product to a friend
no more getting wet with scrubber and handheld tools. It even takes off tough stuff!!
WORKS! By Steven on 2/6/2015
Steven would recommend this product to a friend
I decided to try this on my acrylic tank. Acrylic is 1/2 in thick and there is sufficient magnetic pull to get adequate scraping action with plastic scraper and certainly enough for the pad side.Took some trial and error to do the "flip" without powerhead dislodging the pad. I now do it in the upper corner farthest away from the powerhead. I am glad I purchased this device despite having another magnetic cleaner that did not have an acrylic capable scraper.
Vary highly recommend By charles on 2/1/2015
charles would recommend this product to a friend
Could not believe how good the scraper worked
Awesome By EM on 1/30/2015
EM would recommend this product to a friend
The felt side cleans the glass with ease. I was finally able to clean the glass near the sand (bottom) by flipping to the razor blade and did not have to worry about the sand getting caught in the scaper and scratching the glass. Pricey but works great!
Works well By Dave S. on 11/12/2014
Dave S. would recommend this product to a friend
This is a nice product for everyday tank maintenance. I like how it can be stored out of the way in a corner of the tank.
The blade struggles a bit on heavier calcium deposits.
Overall a good value.
Happy with it By Robert on 11/5/2014
Robert would recommend this product to a friend
I see reviews about this having some trouble flipping. I have had the same issue, but only in high flow areas. Once you remove the magnet in your hand there is nothing else keeping it against the glass on the inside, so if you have a high flow reef tank, it might drag it away a bit. Just move it to a corner or edge of the tank and flip it there. It flips very easily in light to moderate current. I think this is a great product and see no reason to mark it negatively. It is common sense that if it is in high current and there is nothing to hold it against the glass firmly, it will move!
Strong magnet, cleans well, and is user friendly. I have owned others and am most pleased with this one.
scrapper works great By joe on 11/3/2014
joe would recommend this product to a friend
The scraper on the cleaner works great. I'm finally able to get to a bunch of tight areas that were covered with coralline algae. You don't have to worry about scratching glass with sand either when you use the scraper side, so you can easily remove algae at the sand-water interface.
The scraper side works so well that I have no real need to use the scrubber side, so the flipping feature is not needed by me.
BTW, the cleaner does SINK, which could be a problem for people with deep tanks, but this does allow the scraper/scrubber to be very low profile.
Awesome By Mykro on 11/1/2014
Mykro would recommend this product to a friend
This is a really good glass cleaner esp inside the tank... I would def recommend this to anyone who wants to keep there tank super clean
Best I have used. By BigMuse on 10/5/2014
BigMuse would recommend this product to a friend
I have 60 gallon tank. It flips as described and clean everything off the front and side glass. Great value for the money.
Easy By Maxwell on 8/27/2014
Maxwell would recommend this product to a friend
Very easy cleaner to use. I love the blade on one side as it makes me skip a cleaning step due to not needed to get my blade on a handle out.
Wow! By Earl on 8/22/2014
Earl would recommend this product to a friend
Must have! Like the other reviews, getting it to flip takes a little practice but awesome product. Strong magnet.
Great Product By Tiff on 8/22/2014
Tiff would recommend this product to a friend
The flipping part works sometimes and sometimes it doesn't but overall i was looking for something to scrape that hard to get off algae and this does the trick. I was very please with it. I can always move it to the top of the tank and flip it myself. No biggy.
Flipper is awesome. By leroyf4 on 8/17/2014
leroyf4 would recommend this product to a friend
Do yourself a favor and put one of these in your tool box, It does what it says.
AWESOME PRODUCT!!! By Ken on 8/8/2014
Ken would recommend this product to a friend
iPhone three different scrubbers in the past and this is by far the best! My yellow tang loves it when I clean the algae he follows and eat it as it peels off the class. To flipper company's customer service is awesome too. I had a problem with the felt pad peeling back and after a quick email A new front side was off in the mail the next day. It's a little frustrating BRS can't keep these on the shelf!
Strong Magnet works great By Lost In Space on 1/12/2014
Lost In Space would recommend this product to a friend
Magnet is super-strong. Takes some practice to get it to flip. Rips thru algae. Highly recommend.
Great product By smallfish on 1/3/2014
smallfish would recommend this product to a friend
Does job well. Comes with two blades type for glass and acrylic. Actually it's your best bet if want to keep your hands out of the water when scribing.
WOW ! By mikeice on 1/1/2014
mikeice would recommend this product to a friend
it only took a few minutes and WOW what a great job ! it's like a brand new aquarium ! I really like the flip action going around the corners. It kept minimum hand contact with the water which I really want and need. Fantastic product, keep up the good work.
Frustrating By Michael on 11/19/2013
Michael would recommend this product to a friend
This magnetic cleaner does clean extremely well but I feel like it falls down in the one area it attempts to differentiate - flipping in the tank. I'm either stupid or my tank has too high of flow because I cannot get this thing to flip. The second I remove the exterior handle off the glass the interior portion just starts to float away inside the tank.
It's an excellent magnetic cleaner but be aware that in shallow or high flow tanks it's really difficult to get this thing to flip - nothing at all like the demo video on YouTube.
Neato By Kris on 8/6/2013
Kris would recommend this product to a friend
Just got the flipper and I'm very impressed! Works as advertised, cleans my glass.
Best Magnetic Cleaner I have Used By Jay on 7/15/2013
Jay would recommend this product to a friend
I have had a few similar products in the past but the magnets were weak and they did not have the scraper. This product covers both of these issues and works great.
Best cleaner ever. Don't waste your money on others By Merne on 5/21/2013
Merne would recommend this product to a friend
Don't waste your money like I did on other cleaning tools. This is THE tool you will use–get a couple of them.
I use this in my glass tanks and a different one in my acrylic tank. works awesome. My melanurus now follows as I scrape to get any possible bites that get scraped free :)