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    just completed hard plumbing intex AGP 24x52

    i need some answers with my pool setup it seems to run good?

    this is a list of my equipment,
    #1 Hayward power flo xl 1 1/2hp pump
    #2 Hayward sand filter s220t
    #3 SWG intex with copper Ionization
    #4 threw wall skimmer
    to hard plumb the pool i used 1 1/2 sch40 PVC. also installed 2 ports for the feed to the pump and one return to the pool and installed a water feature for the kids that does not have water from the SWG only from the filter side.

    i live in Southern California am i asking to much of my system

    Also my local pool store told me to lower my PH with muriatic acid and before i do that YES my PH is to high and i also wanted to know about adding DE to my sand filter to improve the clearness of the pool i just don't know how much to add to be safe and nod damage anything. can anyone help me i want to make my last trip to the pool store 2marrow Because i am having a party for my family and i know they want to go swimming and the Temperature is suppose to be 115 this weekend. so can someone give me the best answers to help me
    intex 24x52 AGP
    intex SWG W/Copper Ionization
    Hayward S220T sand filter
    Hayward Power Flo Xl
    Hard plumbed 1 1/2 PVC
    Threw wall skimmer

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    Re: just completed hard plumbing intex AGP 24x52

    You add just enough DE to see 1 pt rise in pressure on the filter gauge. One or two cups is usually enough. If you use too much it won't hurt anything, your filter will just act like it is dirty and needs to be backwashed. The DE washes out with the dirt when you backwash the filter.
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    Re: just completed hard plumbing intex AGP 24x52

    From Pool School (have you read it yet ):
    pool-school/add_de_to_a_sand_filter

    Post up a full set of results and we can help with the balance (you order a test kit yet )

    Just curious why the info in the post does not match your signature ... the more details in the sig the better.
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    Re: just completed hard plumbing intex AGP 24x52

    sorry about that just updated the info and yes i do have a test kit
    intex 24x52 AGP
    intex SWG W/Copper Ionization
    Hayward S220T sand filter
    Hayward Power Flo Xl
    Hard plumbed 1 1/2 PVC
    Threw wall skimmer

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