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Pump Speed?

Posted by lbphathead19 (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 25, 13 at 19:06

I have a 20,000 galloon salt water pool in Southern California. I was wondering what speed i should run my Pentain variable speed pump at> I've been told to try to keep it under 3000 RPM. Does this sound right?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance.


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RE: Pump Speed?

Around 1000 RPM is the most efficient speed but you need to compensate by running it longer and it may not work as well for skimming or if you have a pool cleaner so you may need to run at higher speeds for at least part of the cycle. You will just need some trial and error.


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