Do you put chemicals in a sand filter pool?
Change the Sand Filter – About every seven years, you should change the sand in the filter. If youre not using chlorine, you should do it more often, about every three to five years. Chemical cleaning of the sand should take place about once a year usually or twice a year if you use a biguanide sanitizer./
How much sand goes in a pool filter?
How Much Sand to Add to Pool Filters? Sand filters are not filled completely full of sand, but only about 2/3 full, to allow “Freeboard” space in the tank, above the sand bed.
Can I use a sand filter with a saltwater pool?
Yes, you can use a sand filter with saltwater pools systems but as mentioned, two other options exist that you might consider. It should be noted that sand filters are generally the cheapest filter option to purchase.