Inground pool sand filter

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jaybird990

Inground pool sand filter

Postby jaybird990 » Mon 19 May, 2008 10:52

:? Mr. Pool Wiard, I want to convert to a sand filter for my 37000 gallon inground pool and need to know what brand is the most reliable? I used a Hayward cartridge filter for 3 years and found it was a maintainace nightmare. My pump is still in good shape and need only the filter. Would you recomend the top mount valve or the side mount valve and why?


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Postby muss08 » Mon 19 May, 2008 19:50

We usually install the Pentair Tagelus (top mount) or Trition II (side mount). Not much of a difference between the top and side mounts except I have noticed the side mounts leak a bit more, but this is very rare if properly maintained. Overall great filter and havent had many problems over the years.
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