How Much Sand
to Use With Your
Sand Filter System
Use the following chart to determine the amount of sand needed to properly run your sand filter system.
Filter sand, or silica sand, is specially graded to trap very small particles. This is the type of sand your filter needs in order to properly clean your above ground pool. It is usually sold in 50lb bags and can be found in any pool store. One should always consult with their pool filters owner’s manual for exact sand requirements.
Sand Filter System – Sand Requirements
The following table contains common sand filter systems available at The Pool Factory and the recommended amount of (silica) sand that should be purchased with the sand filter system.
|Hayward S166 T 16" Sand Fitler System
|Hayward S180 T 18" Sand Fitler System
|Hayward S210 T 20" Sand Fitler System
|Hayward S230 T 23" Sand Fitler System
|Pentair SD40 Sand Filter
|AquaPro 19" Sand Filter System
|AquaPro 24" Sand Filter System
|Hydrotools 16" Sand Filter System
|Hydrotools 19" Sand Filter System
|Hydrotools 24" Sand Filter System