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Thread: Filter pressure

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    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Cross Junction/Va

    Filter pressure

    When I switch from pool to spa I noticed the pressure gauge on the filter tank goes up a couple
    notches. Is this normal?
    in ground 24000 gal built 2002 gunite (plaster) Aqualink RS , PDA, spa, cartridge filter, two pumps, Hayward chlorine feeder, blower, heater,
    test kit TF-50.

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    Mod Squad jblizzle's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Tucson, AZ

    Re: Filter pressure

    Yes. You are forcing the return water through the spa jets which adds head loss and increased pressure in the filter.
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