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    Just One Cup!

    Bought a bag of ZeoFiber and added a cup to my Sand Filter yesterday. Wow! This morning it looked like somebody stole all the water from my pool. It really seems to have added a new level of clarity.
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    Re: Just One Cup!

    Great!

    Watch that filter pressure. Until you get caught up with the backlog, it will load up the filter pretty fast. After that, I'll bet keeping it in there should make that water sparkle all summer long.
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    Re: Just One Cup!

    Is the ZeoFiber effect the same or better than just using a little DE in the sand filter?
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    Re: Just One Cup!

    I don't know. I have a DE filter. They seem to work about the same in there. I just like being able to backwash onto the front lawn with the cellulose.
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    Re: Just One Cup!

    Richard using the cellulose in a DE filter and doing just a backwash (not opening the filter at all), do you re-coat with the same amount as if you did a full cleaning of each grid?

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    Re: Just One Cup!

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
    Richard using the cellulose in a DE filter and doing just a backwash (not opening the filter at all), do you re-coat with the same amount as if you did a full cleaning of each grid?
    No. My filter has the backwash valve integral and under the filter. So I backwash to lose most of it, then open it up and hose off the grids with the valve open and the rest of it washes away with no further disassembly. So every time I use the full amount.
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    Re: Just One Cup!

    Quote Originally Posted by chrisexv6 View Post
    Is the ZeoFiber effect the same or better than just using a little DE in the sand filter?
    Seems about the same. ZeoFiber is safer than DE and breaks down naturally.
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