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Old 12-06-2014, 12:50 PM   #31
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Old 12-06-2014, 01:09 PM   #32
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Who says canisters on small tanks arnt good?? I'm about to slap a finnex 360 on my 5.5 gal

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Old 12-06-2014, 03:39 PM   #33
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Who says canisters on small tanks arnt good??

People that don't run canisters on small tanks

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That a sunsun?

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603. The 602 is a smaller version with the same pump.
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Old 12-06-2014, 07:38 PM   #36
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I had a AC70 and loved it on my 36g. It kept the water super clear. I knew I was goin to eventually upgrade to a bigger tank and started looking for a canister. Found a used Ehiem for an awesome deal. I was able to put all the media in the 70 into the eheim for an instant cycle...haven't regretted retiring the 70 yet. IMHO..you can't beat a canister. As for cleaning...not a problem...
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I keep seeing these Sunsun 6 cans with built-in UV sterilizers for less than ths regular pump. Since I don't have a need for a UV light just yet, can I remove/replace the bulb with a "regular" light? Also, can I move the pump to after the can on this series?

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Dude.. why reinvent the wheel? ? What benefit would a "regular" light provide? And. .. why move the pump?

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Why move the pump? Read up the thread, dude. The pump on the Sunsun 60x series is before the filter, and I have sand, which is hard on pumps. Is it wrong to want to protect the pump?

Also as noted, I'm seeing these pumps with UV sterilizers for less than the non-UV equipped models, but I don't want to use UV sterilization. The purpose of the "regular" light is mostly to protect the electronic ballast. (If it's reactive, I may leave the socket empty) An empty socket/wasted bulb is the fastest way to destroy an electronic ballast.

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Fair enough, I'd just try to protect the pump with a mesh screen in the intake? The uv is switched so wouldn't just leaving it off and empty be ok?

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