cartridge filter

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    I think my pool guy mistakenly added DE to the cartridge filter

    Hi, I just had my pool opened yesterday, and noticed today (about 24 hours later) that my filter pressure is higher than last year, when the pool was actually more dirty at opening (as I opened later). I saw one of the guys with the bucket with white liquid in it, but did not connect that they...
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    Waterway Crystal Cartridge Filter

    Hi, We just owned this home with a pool for a few months. Had to call home warranty to come check out the leak at our old DE filter. The repairman said it's disintegrated and recommended a Waterway Crystal Cartridge Filter. The home warranty will cover replacement cost. He said if we...
  3. wuthrirc

    When will Jandy pool filters and pumps be available following Winter Storm?

    We lost our Jandy CV460 cartridge filter and the strainer pot on our Jandy Stealth 2.0 hp pump. Pool services around Wichita Falls, TX have been very responsive and willing to work. However, all 3 I have dealt with so far say the same thing...We don't know when we will be able to get any of...
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    Pump/Filter Replacement

    First time post, but have really appreciated all the advice in other forums in the first year I've owned my pool. Both my filter and pump have leaks and the valves also need to be replaced. The pool is about 15k gallons and the pump is 2in pipe 35ft to 1st skimmer, 65 ft to 2nd skimmer. No...
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    Cartridge Filter Size

    I have a rectangular pool 23,000 gallons. It has a 1hp motor with 1.5 inch piping. I need to replace my cracked sand filter and want to upgrade to a cartridge filter. I know I have limits from a GPM standpoint and I'm trying to not break the bank. Would a 200sf Pentair Clean and Clear Filter...
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    Green to Clean done but cloudy white water.

    I bought the "green murder" Green to Clean to kill the green algae. I followed the shock instructions. This is the second time ive used this product with success. Reading around here, i will try the SLAM method next time. What i have now is the white cloud. I feel like the algae is dead...
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    Replacing cartridge filters

    Firstly, love this site! I have learned so much and am trying to keep my pool clean personally using PoolMath. I'm trying to replace our filter cartridges. We bought this house with the pool and no background info on any of the equipment. When I look at this old, cracked by heat label, it looks...
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    Problem with Hayward Cartridge filter drain plug

    Hello! How can I fix my drain plug on my hayward cartridge model c 3000 pool pump? The drain plug was leaking a little bit and i put teflon tape to help however it still didnt fix it 100% . Pressure is still coming out and the PSI is a little bit above 10. I never had this problem before so...
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    Dual Pool Heaters Pool Build: Plumbing, Pump and Cartridge

    I am a newbie to the forum stuck in the middle of a pool build with some significant concerns regarding future circulation and heating. We have a gunnite shell in the back lot with the stub plumbing (and most of the long plumbing in place). This cannot be altered easily without very significant...
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    Used flocculant, no waste option on filter/pump

    Hello, I am new here. I wanted to get insight on what I should do. My friend gave me Pool flocculant and said to use it on my Pool to get rid of the tiny particles I can see when I’m underwater in my pool. He said to vacuum it after I let it sit overnight. I added the flocculent before I...
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    can my filters be saved?

    This is my first post, but I love the forum and have gotten so much info! Hoping someone can help with my situation. I need suggestions on how/if to clean my cartridge filters. They are only 3 months old and I'd prefer to save them if possible. About a month ago I needed to clean them due to a...
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    Sta-Rite Cartridge Filter?

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone has experience with Sta-Rite cartridge filters (I am interested in SM850, 500 sq feet). I was talking to my Pool Store guy about Cartridge filters, and the store manager strongly recommended Sta-Rite, saying that they are far better than either Pentair or Hayward...