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    Do I have the right pump (and filter)

    Thanks all, I-ll read the material you recommended and make a more accurate calculation. Variable speed pumps look interesting too and will evaluate them. Mark, I saw your spreadsheet and I'm "studying" it :-)
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    Do I have the right pump (and filter)

    Good to know. I must have misunderstood my readings, as I thought that was the way to calculate it. I'm just googling it and found the resource below How Do I Calculate Feet of Head for My Pool? - INYOPools.com Would be that ok or there's any other guide you recommend?
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    Do I have the right pump (and filter)

    I measured the geometrical distance of each inlet from the pump port in the three axis, assuming that who made the pool directed the pipes in directions perpendicular or parallel to the pool edges. Even if they cut the corners, the difference would not be big. 54' is the average of the skimmer...
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    Do I have the right pump (and filter)

    Chris, Thanks a lot for your reply. I'll read the article and look more in depth on the topic.
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    Do I have the right pump (and filter)

    I was studying about pumps, to better understand options to save energy. 9 months ago, I bought the pool with the house and I'm looking to be more knowledged on the next season. From the information I found, the pump may be oversized respect to the filter, or the filter downsized respect to the...
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    Uh oh, I got a pool!

    Hello everybody. I'm Francesco. Me and my wife leave in Houston and we recently bought a house with a nice in-ground pool. Nothing better to survive the Texas heat :cool:. I'm a chemist, with years of experience in diving and splashing in a pool :D, but I've never owned or taken care of one. I...