JBL Cleany
Double-ended hose brush for hoses with 9-30 mm internal diameter

  • For clean hoses on filter and pumps to prevent output reduction caused by soiled hoses
  • Easy to use: push matching end of hose brush through the hose and clean
  • 160 cm long - cleaning of all hoses with 9 to 30 cm internal diameter (fits, for instance, to ALL JBL external filters)
  • Up to 30 % more filter performance, averts a loss in performance: maintains the biological balance in the aquarium
  • Package contents: 1 steel helix with small and large cleaning brush at each end, 160 cm long
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Price: 10,67 €
Recommended retail price incl. VAT
You can find this item in your specialist and online shop
Product information

Maintenance and cleaning
Food and plant remains and metabolic products create pollution in the aquarium water. By cleaning the tank and accessories and by carrying out regular partial water changes, your aquarium inhabitants will stay happy and you will enjoy your aquarium more too.

Clean hoses
JBL’s double-ended hose brush has a highly flexible steel helix with brushes at both ends and ensures clean hoses and therefore 30 % more filter performance. Regular cleaning maintains the biological balance in the aquarium and averts a loss of filter performance.

The internal soiling of the hoses is not only caused by algae, it is also caused by normal biological processes. Bacterial lawns form on the inside of the plastic surface, which is not too much of a problem for the fish. But this “slimy” coating reduces, as already mentioned, the water flow by up to 30 %!

Convenient use
Remove hose from its device, push helix with brushes at the ends through the hose and pull. Clean about every eight weeks.


JBL Cleany

Art. no.:
EAN Code:
12-30 mm
Volume packaging:
2.1 l
Gross weight:
96 g
Net weight:
42 g
Weight factor:
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
47/503/65 mm


Animal species: Armored catfish, Arowana, Axolotl, Barbels, Bettas, Bichirs/reedfish, Blowfish, Catfish, Cichlids (South America), Clawed frogs, Clawed shrimps, Corals, Crayfish, Crustaceans, Danions, Discus, Dwarf crayfish, Dwarf shrimps, Flowerhorn, Gill maggots, Gobies, Goldfish, Gouramis, Guppy, Juvenile fish, Killifish, Koi, Livebearers, Loaches, Mussels, Newts, Panchaxes, Rainbowfish, Snails, Spiny eels, Sturgeons, Terrapins, Tetra, Tropical terrapin, Veiltails, Water turtles, blood parrot cichlids, freshwater butterflyfish
Animal size: For all animal sizes
Animal age group: All aquarium fish
Volume habitat: For all aquariums
Material: metal
Colour: silver / green

Electronic label / illuminant

Mercury: No
Dimmable: No
Why do you need a hose brush to clean the filter hoses?

Biofilms and algae deposits accumulate on the inner wall of the hoses and can quickly reduce the performance of the external filter by 30% or more. Rinsing with warm water does not constitute sufficient cleaning as it only marginally removes the deposits. If the performance of the filter has decreased, the use of a hose brush, such as the JBL Cleany, is recommended. With a little water in a shower tray, you will be amazed at the dirt that comes out and also at the performance your external filter will regain afterwards.

Blog (opinions & experiences)

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Customer reviews


Overall rating: 4.9
17 public review(s) for this product.

1 Review


Great product for cleaning your external filter hoses. Makes maintenance easier! I can easily recommend it to you !

16 more reviews in other languages

16 Reviews in other languages

AquaBoxOfficial - German

So einfach aber so hilfreich, passt wunderbar in die Schläuche rein und macht was es soll.

Aquawelten - German

Man kann von so einem einfachen Produkt halten was man möchte, aber eins kann ich sagen: NIE wieder Schläuche wechseln. Die Bürste ist peeeerfekt! Es gibt nichts schlimmeres als zusitzende Schläuche

C. Kischnick - German

Super Tool um die Schläuche sauber zu bekommen

K. Maessen - Dutch

Al jaren mijn favoriete hulpmiddel bij het reinigen van mij filter slangen.

Snel en gemakkelijk. Onmisbaar!


Super brush for cleaning the external filter tubes. Makes cleaning easier. Top product

tangelo.shrimps - German

Ich bin sehr dankbar, dass ich dieses Schlauchbürste bekommen habe, es ist jetzt so einfach, alle meine Schläuche zu reinigen.

bennys riff welt - German

Es ist Mega Geil man kann da mit nicht nur Schläuche sauber machen sondern auch gut lange Rohr Ein muß für jeden Aquarianer

pk_aquascaping_and_n - Dutch

Met de Cleany kan je gemakkelijk en snel je slangen van je filter schoonmaken. Zeer tevreden over dit product 😄. Gr Patrick

Discus.forest - German

Easy Reinigung 👍🏼 Filter läuft nun deutlich stärker 👍🏼 Top Schlauchbürste!

malawiaddiction - German

Müheloses Reinigen der Schläuche in Rekordzeit.

der_ aquariumschrank - German

Super Brüste zum Sauber machen

diskusowner - German

Ich bin immer wieder überrascht nach jedem benutzen des Jbl Cleany wie schnell und gründlich er die Filterwege säubert.

Und ich kann es nur bestätigen, nach jeder Reinigung nimmt die Filterleistung wieder deutlich zu.

Ich möchte dieses Produkt nicht mehr missen.

Aquaklausi - German

JBL Cleany ist ein top Schlauchreiniger!

Die Länge, ist der große Vorteil dieses Produktes. Auch bei langen Schläuchen bekommt man mühelos alle Ablagerungen entfernt.

Von mir gibt es dafür eine klare Kaufempfehlung.

Der_Egger - German

Zuerst dachte ich, dass mein Filter evtl. defekt sein könnte.

Bei genauerer Betrachtung der Schläuche habe ich festgestellt, dass diese komplett mit Ablagerungen zu waren.

Den JBL Cleany gekauft, Schläuche abgemacht und gereinigt und zack... der Filter läuft wieder wie am ersten Tag.

Super verarbeitet und reinigt die Schläuche mega effektiv.

Meiner Meinung nach ein MUSS für jeden, der einen Außenfilter in Verwendung hat.

cedric_scape - French

Goupillon vraiment utile pour mes tuyaux 12/16, rien à dire sur le nettoyage

mais mes filtres étant proches des mes aquariums , je n'ai pas de grande longueur de tuyau

la longueur du goupillon est donc un peu trop grand dans mon cas

gabelschereblog - German

Absolutes Muss zur Pflege! Hilft uns sehr, die Schläuche effektiv und schnell zu reinigen.

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