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Old 09-11-2014, 10:57 AM   #1
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Sunsun 302 opinions

Hey all!! They have the sunsun 302 with uv on amazon for $34!! Would this be a good filter for my 30l?? I've heard good things about the brand, it just seems like way to good of a deal..

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Old 09-11-2014, 11:31 AM   #2
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The UV is basically a gimmick. That being said, you don't have to use it.

Keep in mind you will need to buy media. Make sure you use a quality bio-media in it.

Actual flow rate is ~125gph range so I would say that would be good for a 30l.
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Should I get the next model up? Why is the uv a joke?

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The 302 should be plenty for a 30l unless you are planning to grossly overstock it.

The UV filter is a gimmick because the use of a UV filter on a freshwater tank is questionable to begin with. On top of that a low quality UV filter applied to canister filter flow rates will be even more limited.
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The tank is definitely well stocked, it has an ac 70 on it currently, i want a canister so I can run an in line co2 reactor..

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If anything I'd swap the 70 for the 50 on my 20t and run those in tandem. So the 302 and the ac50?! Maybe swap the uv for the co2 reactor??

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