Hi! Great forum! First question/post here. My question has likely been asked before but I couldn't find a search query.
I recently installed a Pentair Intelliflo VS+SVRS pump. My filter is a 420 sq.ft. Pentair cartridge filter. It says the filter design flow rate is 150 GPM...is this a maximum design rate or a recommended rate? If it's a recommended flow rate, perhaps the filter is oversized to run the motor at lowest speed? Should I program my motor to run a few hours at a higher speed to get proper filtration?
I'll likely need to experiment by testing water quality for my particular application, but I was wondering if anyone had any advice on this?
My pool is ~18,000 gallons and I live in the San Fernando Valley. It's a basic, featureless, late 1950s pool with one 2" return line.