Frog Pool Tender Installation Instructions

Learn how to install a Frog Pool Tender to your existing filter system by following our step by step guide.

Frog Pool Tender Installation Instructions

The Frog Pool Tender Cycler should always be installed between the filter return line and the return jet of the pool (or outlet of heater and return jet of pool if applicable). Never install the Frog Pool Tender Cycler before the heater. Any additional sanitizing equipment that is installed with Frog Pool Tender Cycler must be installed after Frog Pool Tender Cycler (never before) on the return line to the pool.

Filter Installation

Frog Pool Tender Cycler Installation

TOOLS NEEDED

  • Screwdriver
  • Pipe Wrench
Frog Pool Tender Installation TOOLS NEEDED

INCLUDED WITH FROG Tender Cycler

  • Pipe Thread Tape or Sealant
  • One 6” X 1 ½” TBE PVC Nipple
Frog Pool Tender Installation Included Parts

MATERIALS NEEDED

  • One Hose Adapter 1 ½” X 1 ½” X 1 ¼” (provided with filter)
  • One section of 1 ½” Flex Hose (provided with filter)
  • One hose clamp (provided with filter)
Frog Pool Tender Installation MATERIALS NEEDED

RECOMMENDED

  • Corrosion Resistant Check Valve
  • 4-8 psi Back Pressure (To avoid over or under chlorination, replace eye ball fittings in the return jet to a smaller or larger size to adjust back pressure.)
1

Apply pipe thread tape or sealant to each threaded end of nipple.

Frog Pool Tender Installation Apply pipe thread tape
2

Screw one end of nipple into the filter return. Hand tighten. Finish tightening by turning 1 to 2 revolutions with wrench.

Frog Pool Tender Installation Screw nipple into the filter return
3

Screw either side of Frog Pool Tender Cycler on to open nipple end until upright and secure. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.

Frog Pool Tender Installation DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN
4

Apply pipe thread tape or sealant to threaded end of hose adapter.

Frog Pool Tender Installation Apply pipe thread tape
5

Screw adapter into the other side of Frog Pool Tender Cycler. Hand tighten. Finish tightening by turning 1 to 2 revolutions with wrench. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.

Frog Pool Tender Installation Hand tighten
6

Attach return section of hose to the adapter with clamp. Tighten clamp with screwdriver.

Frog Pool Tender Installation return section of hose to the adapter
7

For better stability, Frog Pool Tender Cycler may be mounted on a treated wood base using Phillips pan head screws, one in the front and two in the back. If you have questions about stability, please contact your dealer of King Technology.

Frog Pool Tender Installation mounted on treated wood base

COMPLETED INSTALLATION

Frog Pool Tender Installation Completed

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