after getting goggles and really seeing all the debris floating around in the pool i realized the junky skimmer that came with the intex pool isnt cutting it. i saw the skimmers that clamp onto the side but have seen a few people say the wont stay in place.
im thinking maybe adding a hayward through the wall skimmer but i really dont want to lose much depth. my pool is only 42" deep as it is and im 6' tall.
also is my pump that came with my pool powerful enough to run either of those skimmers? i currently have whatever came with the pool. i cant remember what my sig says but its an intex 15'x48" metal frame.
and will a more powerful pump/filter help clean out the small debris with just the factor skimmer? i dont mind leaves since i barely get them and they are easy to scoop out. its the hair and tiny bugs that are floating around that annoy me.
also does it matter which input the factory skimmer is attached to? right now i have it on the top hole and the return is the lower hole.
i had it the other way but i had to switch it for my eco saver solar heater, which im returning (leaks, too cheap) but i havent switched it back.