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    Filter to waste?

    Just opened my pool and I have a lot of dead algae on the bottom. Should I set the filter to Waste to dump all of it to the street or leave it on filter?
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    Re: Filter to waste?

    Why not vacuum to waste? Why keep it in the water path?
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    Re: Filter to waste?

    Yep, vacuum to waste to start.
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    Re: Filter to waste?

    I guess I don't know any better. 2nd year with a pool and last year I just filtered everything. I will vacuum to waste.
    18600 Gallon In Ground
    Vinyl liner
    Aqua Genie Skimmer/Return
    Purex Triton Challenger wet end with Emerson 2EZ Speed Two-Speed with Timer Motor 3/4HP #EB2980T
    Sta-Rite 145361 Cristal-Flo II High-Rate Sand Filter 22Inch
    Taylor K-2006

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