How often/long to run filter

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How often/long to run filter

Postby hitlayers » Tue 30 Jun, 2020 14:44

Hello everyone, new to the whole pool scene, I live in NY and I was wondering how long should I run my pump for? What time of day? Does it go by the hp of your pump and size of your pool? The pool store told me 8 to 12 hrs a day but just wanted to check with the forum first, you guys have been very helpful


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Re: How often/long to run filter

Postby Denniswiseman » Tue 30 Jun, 2020 16:14

Just long enough to keep it clean and mix chemicals

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