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Old 01-06-2012, 06:11 PM   #11
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Please post a review after you have it set up. I've been thinking of the CFS500 or the HW302 for my 55 gallon. One thing I've heard about the CFS500 is the O-rings used for the in & out ports are too thick and make it hard to adjust the flow. Some people have replaced them with Danco #17 O-ring pn 96734 from Home Depot to avoid forcing them.
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Old 01-07-2012, 01:02 AM   #12
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Please post a review after you have it set up. I've been thinking of the CFS500 or the HW302 for my 55 gallon. One thing I've heard about the CFS500 is the O-rings used for the in & out ports are too thick and make it hard to adjust the flow. Some people have replaced them with Danco #17 O-ring pn 96734 from Home Depot to avoid forcing them.
Cool thanx for the tip. Im going to read reviews on the cfs500 and the sunsun 304 tomorrow. I read a bit tonight that has me wanting to look into it more before I order. Im also gonna call petsmart to see if they have any of the Rena's around. I will keep you guys posted and def review whichever I decide to go with. Even if the cfs500 only lasts a year, at $60, that's only $5 a month (less than I used to pay for world of warcraft lol). I just don't want to come home one day to ruined carpet.
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looks like if i get new o rings and hoses for the cfs 500 i will be good to go. Everyone think its a solid choice? Some reviews people say they will never own anything else. Others say they would never own one again. I think it will be worth finding out first hand. I will buy a sunsun if this one gives me troubles. I can buy one and a half cfs500 for one sunsun 304. im ordering tonight so any last words would be appreciated. lol
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So I decided to hold off and am buying a sunsun 304b. Do I need a uv sterilizer for $10 more?
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