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Running time - fliter

Postby balaclava » Tue 08 Aug, 2006 11:27

Hi,

The guide says I should run my filter for 8 hours a day / during the whole of day light hours.

Why? What does it do and why does it need to be run for so many hours day?

Mike


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Postby Walter » Tue 08 Aug, 2006 14:24

it turns your pool over, lyman terms is cycles all your pool water at least 2 times in that time frame and by doing that it is able to chlorinate the water so your able to swim in clean, healthy water.
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Postby Guest » Wed 09 Aug, 2006 03:19

Hi Walter,

Thanks for the reply. So do I take it that the objective in having the pump running is to have the water wash over the chlorine tablet to chlorinate the water?

If that is the case, if I use granules which are dispersed in say 1 hour is that all that is needed i.e. the time necessary to disperse the chlorine?

Thanks

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Postby Walter » Wed 09 Aug, 2006 07:30

no because you still need to cycle the water thru the filter and help spread the chlorine over the whole pool.
We are a custom pool and spa builder. We can only offer suggestions with the information given. Don't hesitate to email me if you have a questions and I will answer it as best as I can or point you in the right direction.

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