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Bugs In The Filter And Or Water In A Pool

Items needed to get rid of bugs in the filter or water in a pool:

If bugs are living in the pool and/or in the filter.  The filter needs to be deep cleaned and itwill eliminate the problems.

DE Filter Cleaning:

1)  Remove the grids.  

2)  Soak the grids for 12 hours in a 50 gallon container with a solution of 2 parts water to 1 part acid, and a tablespoon of TSP.

3)  Reassemble the grids.

4)  Add DE powder.

Sand Filter Cleaning (Sand Media):

1)  Take the top off of the filter and remove debris.  

2)  Examine media to determine whether the laterals might be broken (dips in the media, media low).  If laterals are broken have them repaired by a pool professional.

3)  Pour two gallons liquid acid into the filter, covering the media, and allow to sit overnight.

4)  Backwash to waste

Sand Filter Cleaning (GlassPack Media):

1)  Take the top off of the filter and remove debris.  

2)  Examine media to determine whether the laterals might be broken (dips in the media, media low).  If laterals are broken have them repaired by a pool professional.

3)  Pour two gallons regular household bleach into the filter, covering the media, and allow to sit overnight.

4)  Backwash to waste

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