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    May 2015
    Nacogdoches texas

    Cleaning dirt and debri off bottom of pool

    I am constantly battling dirt or something on the bottom of my pool. I purchased a pool blaster vacuum last year which was junk. The pool came with a thing that hooks to Waterhose which picks up leaves but not the dirt. Anyone have any suggestions on what works??? Thanks!!!!
    Intex 22'x52" above ground pool with cartridge filter and Intex SWG
    k2006 test kit

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    Mar 2010
    Western Pa.

    Re: Cleaning dirt and debri off bottom of pool

    I've been very happy with how well my pool rover jr. picks up dirt and even fine slit. My only gripe is the cord will twist up.
    30 ft. round Conquest agp, 19,800 gal; Pentair Easy Clean 1 hp DE EC60 filter system
    Hayward H250N gas heater; TF100 Test Kit
    2 Fafco 4x20 sunsaver solar bear solar panels
    Dolphin E 10 ~ Zoomerang slide
    Majestic 8000 Above-Ground Pool Step

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    Feb 2015
    Bardstown KY

    Re: Cleaning dirt and debri off bottom of pool

    I purchased a Pentair Lil Shark and have been seriously impressed with the cleaning ability. Not sure about compatibility with Intex though - some fittings may need to be modified?
    27k gallon 33' round, partially buried 22" Sandman sand filter, 1.5hp 2 speed TidalWave pump, Pentair 'Lil Shark with leaf canister, TF-100 Test Kit

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    Casey's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    SW PA

    Re: Cleaning dirt and debri off bottom of pool

    You'll need to modify your intex with a skimmer and better pump/filter to sweep the pool if you have not done so already.
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

    24' Sharkline Venture De Filter

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