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    Mar 2017
    Lubbock, Texas

    Help determining size of equipment

    I just purchased a 24 foot round intex pool to start out first time pool owners. I would like to use salt water. I think I need a 1.5 horsepower pump. Can anyone tell me what upgrade of pump to this size and what salt water system to get to go with this pool, please.
    24' round intex ultra frame, intex salt water, Hayward 1.5 hp pump

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    Jun 2012
    Edmond OK

    Re: Help determining size of equipment

    I think 1.5 hp might be overkill. I bought a 1 hp from Wal Mart last year for $229 and it has been great. It's more pump than I need, but would work well for you.

    Also, the larger Intex SWG (the 12 g/hr Cl model) would work too.

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