Canister filters for Nano?

catweh00

New member
Hello everyone,
I am setting up a 29gallon Oceanic Biocube on Friday. I am looking to purchase a canister filter very cheaply from one of my friends. It is an almost new Filstar as seen here

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/Prod_Display.cfm?pcatid=3602&N=2004+22777

Would this be a good idea to use on a reef set-up? I was thinking I could place a ton of carbon and phosban in the media baskets, while using the coarse and fine filter pads to remove particulate matter from my biocube. I understand that I would need to clean the pads frequently, but I am ok with doing that.

I figure in the inlet could go into the right-hand side compartment and the outlet placed near the return pump in the left-hand side.
Pump is rated for about 350gph or lower.

Does this seem like a good idea?
 
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