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    Sand filter and pollen

    Will a sand filter be able to catch pollen or should I use that stuff that makes small particles clump? The pollen is really bad here. I just brushed my steps a few hours ago and they are yellow again! I'm not sure if when I vacuum and skim the filter is catching the pollen or if the pollen is just accumulating. Thanks!
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    Re: Sand filter and pollen

    My sand filter has no trouble with pollen.
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    Re: Sand filter and pollen

    Mine neither
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    Re: Sand filter and pollen

    Mine neither

    When we have heavy pollen, the skimmer sock appears to catch most of it.
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    Re: Sand filter and pollen

    Try adjusting the return eye a little. The pollen may be collecting on the ladder before it gets to the skimmer. My ladder catches all kinds of junk falling out of the trees!
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    Re: Sand filter and pollen

    Thanks for the replies! I feel better now.
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