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Old 22-03-2017, 07:46 PM
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any advice for filter suggetions on my 500 litre tropical tank? not really wanting to set up a sump anyone have any experiene with sunsun 304b?
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Old 22-03-2017, 08:25 PM
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Hi Hayley.
Sorry no experience of the sunsun, usually only go for eheim, but have a look at these. I bought one last summer & have been using it on my 600 litre tank alongside an Eheim. Must say in very impressed so far, especially as it cost me less than fifty quid brand new inc delivery

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Old 25-03-2017, 11:33 AM
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This looks very much like the Fluval FX series, which.......aren't good. Also, remember that getting parts for some randomly named chinese filter might be a problem down the line. I second the call for Eheim, you pay a little (ok, quite a bit) more, but the quality is much higher and they stock parts for 25 years. Plus the parts list is more exhaustive than other filter brands.
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Old 25-03-2017, 12:12 PM
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I'll third the eheim and a small internal filter

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Old 31-03-2017, 03:41 PM
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ehiem and canister filter ordered, thanks for the advice
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Old 31-03-2017, 08:06 PM
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ehiem and canister filter ordered, thanks for the advice
What canaster did you go for

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Old 07-05-2017, 08:44 PM
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I have an FX6 for my 750 litre and a allpondsolutions as a back up. Although FX6 is quite pricy I've been a fan for a long time. They keep piranhas and Koi clean.
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