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Thread: New SWG- when to run pump?

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    zimm's Avatar
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    May 2013
    Northern Virginia

    New SWG- when to run pump?

    I have pump set to split time- 4 hours in the morning and 4 hours in the evening to keep up with all the bugs and tree debris that gets in the water. I installed a nano + on Sunday and I've been reading that it's best to run the pump during the daytime when the sun is on the pool. Should I switch to 8 hours on (9-5)?
    45'x12' 17k gal, IG plaster, Pool Pilot Nano+ SWG, 1/2hp Whisperflo pump, PAC-FAB TA-60D sand filter, Raypak 266 heater
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    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: New SWG- when to run pump?

    No need to change anything about your runtimes as long as it's enough in total to keep the pool chlorinated properly.
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