Can i use a auto cleaner? Low gph


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May 24, 2021
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Would love to get a suction cleaner due to the low cost but im guessing nothing would work good with my setup. Or is there anything that would work?

18x48” intex above ground 7,000 gallons.

Pump is Intex sand filter SF901110-1
  • Pump Flow Rate: 1,200 gph
  • System Flow Rate: 1,050 gph
  • Six functions : filter, backwash, rinse, re-circulate, drain and close system
  • 24-hour timer with 2 to 12 hour pre-set cycles for automatic operation
  • Includes two 1.5in (38mm) connector hoses
  • Built-in ground fault circuit interpreter (GFCI)
  • Meets UL/CSA standards
  • 2 Years Limited Manufacturer's warranty
  • Plunger valves and 1.5in (38mm) outlet fittings not included
  • One Hydro Aeration® Technology inlet fitting included
  • Specifications:
    • Tank size: 10in (254mm)
    • Sand capacity: 26lb (12kg) #20 Silica
    • Glass media capacity: 18.5lb (8.5kg)
    • Pump motor: 0.25 HP
    • Turnover rate: 1,050 GPH (4.0 m3/hr)
    • Minimum pool size (water capacity): 2,800 gal (10.6m3)
    • Maximum pool size (water capacity): 8,400 gal (48.4m3)
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