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    Skimmer Basket

    My Skimmer basket floats to the top sometimes. Is there anything I can do to keep it down?
    25k Gallon Gunite Inground Pool
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    Pentair WhisperFlo WF-24 (seems like single speed)
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    Re: Skimmer Basket

    I put a rock in mine.
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    Re: Skimmer Basket

    ....and you can pretty much use your own rock. None of those fancy dancy pool store rocks required!
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    Re: Skimmer Basket

    You need a big rock...bigger than the filter pipe just in case it slips out!
    24,000 20x42 double roman end in ground pool being built. Start date june13, 2012.
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