User Intex 1200 Gph Krystal Clear Sand Filter Pump Only with Hayward S180T ProSeries Sand Filter?


Jul 10, 2018
Indianapolis, IN
I have an Intex Pump that is missing the sand tank. I also have a Hayward S180T ProSeries Sand Filter. Any issues with using them together? Will the pump be able to push the water through the slightly larger sand filter tank effectively? I think the original sand tank that came with the pump was 10in. The pool is 700 gallon stock tank.

Intex Pump (minus sand tank):
Hayward Sand Filter:
Pool: CountyLine Extra Large Galvanized Round End Stock Tank, 8 ft. W x 2 ft. H x 8 ft. L at Tractor Supply Co.


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Sep 27, 2016
Oshawa, ON, Canada
Pool Size
Liquid Chlorine
If you can plumb it together, it should work. A larger filter I would imagine has less restriction than the smaller 10” sand filter did.

I could see the reverse being a problem too large a pump and too small a filter would put a lot of pressure on the filter possibly causing a leak or failure of the filter housing.
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