Sand for Filter

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Sand for Filter

Postby jordannkids » Sun 17 Sep, 2017 13:14

I'm needing to get some sand for my sand filter. Can I use the 50 lbs they sell at Lowes ??

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Re: Sand for Filter

Postby Denniswiseman » Sun 17 Sep, 2017 16:23

I don't know what they sell at Lowes but you want grains from .45 to .55 mm, which is also known as pool-grade #20 silica sand.

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