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Thread: Above ground pool filter change..

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    Above ground pool filter change..

    I have a sand filter now.. have a 33 round pool with one return ( not sure that is good but it is what was installed) I'm thinking of going to a better filter system.. What do you guys thing.. an what would you suggest?

    Thanks in advance
    33x52 AGP 25600 Sand filter 1.5 HP Hayward

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    Re: Above ground pool filter change..

    Do you have a reason for wanting to switch to something? All filters keep the water clear so if you are having trouble with cloudy water it's probably a chemical issue. In my opinion I like sand filters the best as they are the easiest to clean.
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    Re: Above ground pool filter change..

    Unless there's a mechanical problem with the sand filter I wouldn't recommend changing it. As Kevin said, it's usually a blalnce issue if you're having water problems.

    If you're just wanting to change it anyway then I'd suggest a large DE filter. It'll filter finer but most people can't tell unless you're looking at the floaters in front of a light.
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