Bad filter?

Swampgirl

New member
Jun 10, 2020
2
SE Pennsylvania
Recently moved into a house and inherited a neglected above ground pool. Previous owner had new liner and filter replaced in 2018 and did absolutely zero with it from there. As in left it run for two years straight rain and shine. I have gotten the water from a deep army green to a milky aqua/light green (that’s another thread topic in itself) but was wondering if I need to replace the filter? Or maybe sand in filter? Or would I be good to get some filter cleaner? Any and all advice appreciated.
 

ajw22

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TFP Guide
Jul 21, 2013
25,662
Northern NJ
Pool Size
35000
Surface
Plaster
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
Pentair Intellichlor IC-60
Welcome to TFP.

Sounds like your sand filter needs a deep cleaning.

 
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