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post #181 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-13-2010, 12:55 AM
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post #182 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-14-2010, 11:52 AM
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Just thought I would chime in with some info about who SunSun is:

http://www.sunsun-china.com/en/Compa...owse.aspx?id=1

I am thinking strongly about pimpin one myself. Gotta wait til after I break down my tanks for a move and begin a rebuild of the whole thing.

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post #183 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-20-2010, 04:30 PM
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Thinking about making my first canister a Sunsun. What are opinions about the built-in UV option vs. buying a stand alone unit. I would think a stand alone UV would be better as you could move it from tank to tank as needed. Your thoughts?

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I agree with you farmhand. I have heard some people mention that the lights are nice to have internally, but I have also heard that the plastic the filter is made of isn't resistant to UV and could degrade over time.
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post #185 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-26-2010, 11:49 AM
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How quiet are these?

I need a new filter for a tank in my living room and the other half will DESTROY ME if it makes any noise.

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post #186 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-26-2010, 11:59 AM
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How quiet are these?

I need a new filter for a tank in my living room and the other half will DESTROY ME if it makes any noise.
No personal experience here ... But I have been folowing the posts on a few forums from ppl that own them ... they say that they are quiet .. some say dead quiet.

Lookin' forward to the time I get mine set up on my tank.

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post #187 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-26-2010, 12:14 PM
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How quiet are these?

I need a new filter for a tank in my living room and the other half will DESTROY ME if it makes any noise.
I am running 2 of them on my 120 in my living room and dont even hear them unless an air pocket gets trapped in one but that is almopst never and when it does happen I just push the primer button or tilt the filter to let it out


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post #188 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-28-2010, 05:50 AM
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I can't hear anything from mines at all. I sometimes wonder if its even plugged in or not lol. Even my air pump is louder.

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post #189 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-28-2010, 08:11 AM
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Sounds like an awesome filter for the price. Are these things UL listed?
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post #190 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-29-2010, 04:31 AM
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Has anyone actually pimped theirs out? I mean like spray painting the canister black?

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Sounds like an awesome filter for the price. Are these things UL listed?
Your joking right?


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Re: My Review: SunSun "Outside Filter" HW-302

Where's the joke. My box and filter have a fancy ul logo.

Speak about things you know....
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Sounds like an awesome filter for the price. Are these things UL listed?
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Where's the joke. My box and filter have a fancy ul logo.

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I spoke too soon, I for sure am surprised! I just assumed something coming from china wouldn't be UL listed


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Re: My Review: SunSun "Outside Filter" HW-302

Then half of the electronics in the world wouldn't be UL listed.
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I spoke too soon, I for sure am surprised! I just assumed something coming from china wouldn't be UL listed

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Yeah I guess I'm just jaded, oh well good luck with your sun sun's.


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