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Thread: sand filter pressure

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    sand filter pressure

    the first 3 pics show the details of my filter system

    After reading on here, what should my pressure be, as its only 5 psi, it has been 5 psi since i installed the filter and pump
    15 x 36 Intex AGP
    External skimmer
    Mega sand filter
    1/3 HP pump

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    JasonLion's Avatar
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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD
    5 psi is very reasonable for a small pump. If you haven't been having any water problems it can remain at the same pressure for a couple of weeks.
    19K gal, vinyl, 1/2 HP WhisperFlo pump, 200 sqft cartridge filter, AutoPilot Digital SWG, Dolphin Dynamic cleaning robot
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