How to connect the hoses on your aquapro
sand filter system

Learn how to connect the three different hoses on your AquaPro Sand Filter System.

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The following article will describe how to connect the three hoses included with your AquaPro Sand Filter System.

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The following article will describe and illustrate how to connect the three hoses included with your AquaPro Sand Filter System.

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Scroll through the images below to view the step-by-step process of installing your filter's hoses.

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Step 1 - Scroll through the steps by clicking on the arrow in each image.

Apply teflon tape to the threads of one of the Barbed Hose Fittings.

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Step 2

Insert the Barbed Hose Fitting into the internal threads of the Union Adapter located on the strainer housing (front of pump).

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Step 3

Slide one end of the 6ft Hose over the Barbed Hose Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 4

Attach the other end of the 6ft Hose to your thru-wall skimmer's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the first filter hose is complete.

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Step 5

Locate the port on your 7-Way Top Mount Valve that says "PUMP".

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Step 6

Apply teflon tape to the threads of the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 7

Insert and screw the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "PUMP".

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Step 8

Identify your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly. The Union Nut on the hose assembly must be at the top.

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Step 9

Locate the O-ring for the High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (found in accessories bag).

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Step 10

Insert the O-ring into the grove on the union side of your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly.

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Step 11

Attach your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly to the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 12

Apply teflon tape to the male threads of the other end of your High Pressure Hose.

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Step 13

Locate the additonal Union Adapter Kit with O-Ring.

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Step 14

Attach the additonal Union Adapter Kit with O-Ring to the male threads of your High Pressure Hose.

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Step 15

Attach the Union Adapter Kit on the end of your High Pressure Hose to the top of your pump.

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Step 16

The installation of your second filter hose is complete.

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Step 17

Locate the port of your 7-Way Top Mount Valve that says "RETURN".

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Step 18

Locate an additonal Barbed Hose Fitting and apply teflon tape to the threads.

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Step 19

Insert the Barbed Hose Fitting into the port labeled "RETURN". 

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Step 20

Slide one end of the 6ft Hose over the Barbed Hose Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 21

Attach the other end of the 6ft Hose to your return jet's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the final hose is complete.

Scroll through the images below to view the step-by-step process of installing your filter's hoses.

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Step 1

Apply teflon tape to the threads of one of the Barbed Hose Fittings.

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Step 2

Insert the Barbed Hose Fitting into the internal threads of the Union Adapter located on the strainer housing (front of pump).

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Step 3

Slide one end of the 6ft Hose over the Barbed Hose Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 4

Attach the other end of the 6ft Hose to your thru-wall skimmer's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the first filter hose is complete.

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Step 5

Locate the port on your 7-Way Top Mount Valve that says "PUMP".

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Step 6

Apply teflon tape to the threads of the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 7

Insert the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting into the port labeled "PUMP".

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Step 8

Identify your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly. The Union Nut on the hose assembly must be at the top.

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Step 9

Locate the O-ring for the High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly (found in accessories bag).

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Step 10

Insert the O-ring into the grove on the union side of your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly.

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Step 11

Attach your High Pressure Pump to Filter Hose Assembly to the High Pressure Hose Adapter Fitting.

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Step 12

Apply teflon tape to the male threads of the other end of your High Pressure Hose.

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Step 13

Locate the additonal Union Adapter Kit with O-Ring.

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Step 14

Attach the additonal Union Adapter Kit with O-Ring to the male threads of your High Pressure Hose.

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Step 15

Attach the Union Adapter Kit on the end of your High Pressure Hose to the top of your pump.

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Step 16

The installation of your second filter hose is complete.

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Step 17

Locate the port of your 7-Way Top Mount Valve that says "RETURN".

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Step 18

Locate an additonal Barbed Hose Fitting and apply teflon tape to the threads.

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Step 19

Insert the Barbed Hose Fitting into the port labeled "RETURN". 

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Step 20

Slide one end of the 6ft Hose over the Barbed Hose Fitting and secure it using a Hose Clamp.

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Step 21

Attach the other end of the 6ft Hose to your return jet's hose adapter using a hose clamp. Installation of the final filter hose is complete.

Completed installation of the hoses on your AquaPro Sand Filter System.

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