How much DE should you put in a pool filter?

Answer For most diatomaceous earth (DE) filters, divide the filter's square feet by five. The result is the number of pounds of DE you need. Consult your manual; high-capacity filters may require more.Sou... Read More »

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How much sand should you put in a pool filter?

The amount of sand you must put in your pool filter depends on the model of the filter. The weight of the sand can vary between 40 to 850 pounds depending on the size and model. Check with your f... Read More »

How much diatomaceous earth should I put in my pool filter?

You should add diatomaceous earth to your pool filter at the rate of 2 oz., or 0.125 pounds, per square foot of surface area. For example, a 25 square foot pool filter multiplied by 0.125 equals 3.... Read More »

What kind of pool filter should you buy 12000 gallon in ground pool?

I would always go with a sand filter, most of them are very similar in the way they work and so long as you stick with a reputable brand you should have no problems.

How often should you replace the sand in your pool filter if replacing it causes foam in the pool?

Phosphates It sounds like you may have phosphates in the water, do you have lots of leaves or the aftermath of seeds from the trees blowing in your area, I had poplar tree seed casings white fluffy... Read More »