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    3 cups of DE to sand filter and almost no pressure rise

    It's a new pool, pump, sand, etc. I believe the gauge is good, it certainly fluctuates when water features are turned on or off. Also I've previously seen it rise a few psi and drop again after backwashing.
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    3 cups of DE to sand filter and almost no pressure rise

    Same story as another old thread: Adding DE to Sand Filter - 3 cups and no pressure rise? I've got a 26" sand filter (Pentair 145333 SD-80) and a 1hp single speed pump. Started at 14.5 psi after a backwash. Added a 1/4 cup of DE, another 1/4, then 1/2 cups until I got to 3 cups. Pressure...