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02-06-2014 07:48 PM
mikez104
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Originally Posted by MERSF559 View Post
which sun sun would be good for a 20 long?
Same question here...
02-06-2014 06:51 PM
MERSF559 which sun sun would be good for a 20 long?
12-31-2013 05:40 PM
NCSteve
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Originally Posted by 32Bit_Fish View Post
I got mine a few days ago and haven't set it up yet. It's HW-303B 4 Stage. Is there any cheap filter medias I can threw in the filter decides the ones are came with the filter?

If you're talking about more mechanical filtration you can buy poly-fil quilt batting ( not treated for flame retardant) pot scrubbers or sponges to help fill up the baskets.
12-31-2013 11:04 AM
32Bit_Fish I got mine a few days ago and haven't set it up yet. It's HW-303B 4 Stage. Is there any cheap filter medias I can threw in the filter decides the ones are came with the filter?
12-31-2013 09:07 AM
NCSteve Count me in. I've got a new HW-403 up and running on my 40b. I was worried it would be too much flow but it's just about perfect. Mine only came with 3 white pads so I picked up a huge sheet of quilt batting to fill up extra space in the trays. I've got Seachem Matrix in the middle tray and a bag of Purigen and padding in the top. #88

10-05-2013 03:32 AM
wiona HW-303B filtering my 33 Long. Quite and just the right amount of flow. 87?

Bottom to top:
Coarse filter pad
fine pad
fine pad

Ceramic tubes
pieces of coarse filter pad

Bio balls
Pieces of coarse filter pad
10-05-2013 01:52 AM
Virto Well, I bit the bullet and bought an HW-302 for my 46 bow. I suspect I would have been better off with the 303's extra flow, but I do have the media box completely filled with floss, bioballs and ceramic media. Worst case, I'll remove some of the floss and see if flow picks up.

I had no issue priming or setting up the pump. The booklet that comes with the filter from China is pretty hilarious on the Engrish front, but I scored a great deal from a local seller (one day ground shipping is nice) and so far I'm pleased. It'll be running in conjunction with a large HOB until it is will cycled. Since I have yet to dirt and cap this tank, it's going to take some time.

Does this make me #86?
10-02-2013 05:29 PM
Virto I'm looking to move from HOB to canister for my 46 bowfront, and I was planning to pick up a sunsun or clone from eBay after I get my next rewards certificate.

Tank has a sand bottom and houses BN plecos, among other fish - so it's a fairly high waste environment. Should I be looking at the HW302 or the HW304? I don't care much about the UV light (just another thing to break) but I'd like to ensure proper filtration and flow.

No co2 reactor at this time.
09-20-2013 02:42 AM
CRasch I have HW-304B. I build my own 36 inch spray bar using pvc.
Order from top to bottom
Activated Carbon
Matrix
Matrix
Coarse Foam and fine filter floss/foam
09-19-2013 06:46 PM
tarsman013 I'll take #85
put on a 403b on my 40b and LOVE it. Already did some modifications to this piping to make it more rigid and make the surface skimmer work, so far though it is wonderful.
04-05-2013 02:42 AM
EricSilver I have a 302 also and my order is:

Bottom Tray: Filter floss (Mechanical Filtration)
Middle Tray: Seachem Matrix (Biological)
Top Tray: Water Polishing floss
04-04-2013 12:49 PM
stevi-d SunSun pimp #84 here! I have the 302 that's been running for a week so far. As everyone has mentioned, this thing is dead silent! My tank is crystal clear! I have one question though. It appears that this unit filters from the bottom up, what is the best order to place the media?
03-20-2013 11:03 PM
ChuckD SunSun Pimp #83. Been up for about a week. Digging it. Had to fight the tubes for about an hour trying to straighten them out a bit but I am guessing all canisters are like this. Do you guys somehow mount the tubes somewhere behind the tank?
03-09-2013 02:03 AM
mistahoo SunSun Pimp #82! Although I got my SunSun gear a few weeks ago. Running 2 3200gph SunSun powerheads! Monster flow! My fish sometimes get caught up in the whirlpools in the middle of the tank. It's hilarious watching them spin. They're tough fish!
03-09-2013 12:54 AM
meppitech Just call me SunSun Pimp #81. I have a high tech 55 gallon cycling right now. I wanted to add more water movement and some inline stuff so i went for the big boy (maybe the 304-B). I have an Eheim pro3 2071 that i thought could use a little help.
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