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    29000 gal, 150 sq feet filter

    Is my filter too small?

    thanks in advance....
    32000 gallon, inground, fiberglass, Aqua-Rite SWG, Pentair 420 sqft cartridge filter (Installed-ya baby), Hayward Super II pump 1.5 hp, 144k BTU heat pump, Dolphin Dx5 Plus, and a good test kit from Duraleigh!

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    Re: 29000 gal, 150 sq feet filter

    I think the moderators would probably suggest a filter more in the 440 sq. foot range if possible, so you don't have to clean it so often. Likely a minimum of 300 sq. ft. But it depends on the usage of the pool, and the dirt factor, too.
    Alan in Wellington, FL - near West Palm Beach
    15,200 gal IG, painted plaster, 1988; 200 SqFt cartridge filter, 2013; 1.5 HP 1-speed pump (uprated), 2005; heat pump, 2005;
    soon to repair (dead) SWG AquaRite T-15 cell, 2005, and replace (dead) suction-side cleaner, 2005.
    Almost everything died this winter 2012-'13, and I know we shouldn't complain... but, Arrgh!

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    Re: 29000 gal, 150 sq feet filter

    +1 what AP posted above.
    Dave S.
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    Re: 29000 gal, 150 sq feet filter

    Thanks guys! Thought so....wanted to confirm before I dropped the cash.
    32000 gallon, inground, fiberglass, Aqua-Rite SWG, Pentair 420 sqft cartridge filter (Installed-ya baby), Hayward Super II pump 1.5 hp, 144k BTU heat pump, Dolphin Dx5 Plus, and a good test kit from Duraleigh!

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