New to DE and need help
This season I purchased a new EC40 filter for our 18' pool.
This spring we had a great deal of rain in NY. Currently the chlorine is high and the Ph around 6.8. Our water is bright green so the pool store suggested a black algicide. My problem is that the water flow drops off as the pressure climbs per the Hayward Perflex instruction sheet to the point
that I only get four hours run time from the 4Lb. DE charge before I have to dump(two bump cycles in the four) it. Because of that I am afraid to let it run 24/7. Is this to be expected? Is it safe to cut back on the amount of DE? When I drain the filter the DE comes out in green globs. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sharon