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Thread: FNS Filter use with Salt Water Pool

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    FNS Filter use with Salt Water Pool

    Hello, my FNS Plus DE filter was leaking a bit at the bottom drain this morning so while I was tightening the plug I noticed the label states "Suitable for Fresh Water Use Only"

    Has anyone experienced issues with using this model with a Salt Water pool ?
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    Re: FNS Filter use with Salt Water Pool

    I expect they just don't want you using it for sea water at 35,000 ppm. 3500ppm salinity pool water is fresh water compared to that.
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    Re: FNS Filter use with Salt Water Pool

    That is exactly correct.

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