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    New pool owner - Help w/ sand filter.

    New to TFP & love this site! I need help though. Can anyone tell me if the pool sand @ Walmart is ok to use in a sand filter? It doesn't say anywhere on the bag it's No. 20 silica. It actually gives you no info @ all except says .5 cu ft. ???

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    Re: New pool owner - Help w/ sand filter.

    Welcome to the forum.

    #20 silica sand is what is usually required. If it says pool sand on the bag, then it would be fine to use.
    Dave S.
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