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Thread: Swim Spa but 2HP pump

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    Mar 2017
    West Chicago IL

    Swim Spa but 2HP pump

    Does anyone have a take on what I should do here?

    I have a 8x20 swim spa and it has a 2HP pump. I am getting sick of my cartridge and thinking of switching to sand. My problem comes in with the flow rates on the filters. If I were to switch over the normal flow rates would be way to high (for a 14-21" SF) or require me to get a massive sand filter.

    Any idea on a filter I could use or if I am missing something?

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    May 2007
    Pleasanton, CA

    Re: Swim Spa but 2HP pump

    Welcome to the forum!

    Why are the cartridges a problem? Should be ideal for swim spa. What size are they?
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    Re: Swim Spa but 2HP pump

    Welcome to TFP!!!

    I agree with Mark's question ... but if you want to switch to sand, just get a larger one that can handle your pump flow rates ... or get a smaller pump and save some $ on electricity
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