What is better, paper cartridge filter or sand?

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RobD
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What is better, paper cartridge filter or sand?

Postby RobD » Mon 07 Aug, 2017 16:44

i have an intex 22" x 52" with a 633T pump. 2500 GPH and paper cartridge. would a sand filter be better?


Poonamdpi
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Re: What is better, paper cartridge filter or sand?

Postby Poonamdpi » Wed 23 Aug, 2017 03:12

Hello,
According to me, paper cartridge filter is better than the sand filter. It is more versatile and generally, have a higher max flow rate GPM and will end up saving you money in upkeep costs and savings to your pump.
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Re: What is better, paper cartridge filter or sand?

Postby marvinwalters » Tue 19 Sep, 2017 10:14

If your pool pump is over 1.5 HP, go for Cartridge Filter.

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