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    Nature2 Express mineral removal

    So I had seen the thread about emptying standard Nature2 cartridges but mine that was inherited with the pool turned out to be something called Nature2 express. It's fully enclosed, no separate cartridge inside the housing.


    So I decided to just drill it out and empty. 3/16"drill bit and took out the bottom grids.

    Was careful not to break the center column. Turned it over and shook all the metal balls out. There was some foam material in there, pulled that out with a pliers then everything came out quicker.

    I chipped the threads in my enthusiasm but it installed back in empty just fine.

    No leaks!


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    Re: Nature2 Express mineral removal

    Save those beads.

    Find some Nature2 proponent and toss them in his pool.
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    Re: Nature2 Express mineral removal

    normally you would just replace the Nature2 express with a new cartridge approx every 6 months.
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    Re: Nature2 Express mineral removal

    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmb5325 View Post
    normally you would just replace the Nature2 express with a new cartridge approx every 6 months.
    I'd rather not have metals in my pool and they're a waste of money. That's the point.

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    Re: Nature2 Express mineral removal

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