air

  1. ajcadoo

    Air in system when using Dedicated Pressure Cleaner

    I have a dedicated return for a Polaris 360 (no booster pump) that, when my pump is on High, air will gradually accumulate into the system over the course of an hour. Eventually, the air intake flattens out. When left overnight, I notice the basket to have about 50% water 50% air, and will...
  2. O

    Any feedback on Solar Air Heater to heat the pool?

    I am considering building a solar air heater to heat my swimming pool water. The warm air would be circulated in the heating system instead of pool water. Potential benefits could be: - No issues of water damage like a solar water heater - Low weight compared to water heaters - Does not have...
  3. J

    How do I remove air from the pool filter system

    Hello , I Have a Pentair Intelliflo Variable speed Ultra energy efficient pump 354605. I'm aware there is a leak by the pump and the motor and I need to replace the seals (thats planned for this weekend ). I noticed that the filter when it runs its fluctuating or surging in the speeds. I...
  4. E

    Pentair VS SuperFlo pump run at a constant RPM pumps less water as time goes on.

    I just got a brand new Pentair VS SuperFlo pump. I'd like to have my pump running 24/7 at the lowest speed required to turnover the pool. This is what I'm observing: I set my valves to be in pool mode only (no spa), I programmed the SuperFlo to run at a single low RPM all day long, I'm not...
  5. B

    Let's Play Guess The Mess

    I cant seem to rid my pool of this bubbly, foamy mess. I have not yet used my pool this year. I've shocked it a number of times. I've changed out the output hosses in case air was getting in there. I changed the sand in the sand filter. Could the foam be salt? If so, its never happened...
  6. L

    Filter won’t Prime!

    Hey everyone , So for days now I can’t seem to get my filter to prime. I feel like I have tried absolutely everything. What happens is I turn the filter on it blows bubbles into the pool and then nothing. So one good gust and that’s it. Also the skimmer basket/ carriage of the pump isn’t full...
  7. S

    Zodiac Baracuda pressure drop & air in cartridge filter

    Hi all, I am new to pool world (6months) and have been having some issues with the return line, Zodiac Baracuda & air in cartridge filter. The pool was recently remodeled and they added in an addition suction line for the Baracuda and kept the existing skimmer/return lines as they where. When...