Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

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Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby rajivzee » Thu Oct 01, 2015 1:42 pm

Hi Guys,

I need your suggestion to buy couple of filters

A. 1 canister filter for a 120 ltr planted tank (SunSun looks quite economical in comparison to Eheim and some of their model comes with UV light, is it of any use & are they reliable)
B. 1 HOB for a 80ltr non planted tank (This is for my sister so need to be simple to operate & maintain)

Please mention model no#, source (price if available)

Is there anyone using DIY canister filter what are the result.


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Re: Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby vikramdutta11 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:34 pm

You can go for SUNSUN HW -302 this circulates 1000 LPH, it is good one or SUNSUN HW 303B It circulates 1400 LPH. HOB can be of Hagen or any chinese model which can circulate 500LPH.

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Re: Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby rajivzee » Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:06 am

I have seen some come with priming button, seems to be a nice to have feature, how important is that when consider price difference.

What happens when power go out , do I need to do priming each time?
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Re: Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby mats » Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:17 am

It has to be primed just once when you start. After that if the light goes it mostly starts itself. Though I would always prefer a filter without a priming button as it can get messy when filling water to prime it.
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Re: Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby vasishta.sushant » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:36 pm

I bought dophin h500 HOB recently. It pumps 580 lph and consumes just 4W. Can recommend that.

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Re: Need suggestion to buy couple of filters

Unread postby rajivzee » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:59 pm

Thank you guys,,

Should I go with SUNSUN HW -302, will it be good for my tank size?
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