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Diatomaceous Earth


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A6200  
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25 LBS.   $24.99  


A6210   50 LBS. (2 x 25)   $49.99  

Note: 50 lb. size shipped in 2 x 25 lb. boxes


A6215   100 LBS. (4 x 25)   $99.99  


A6220   200 LBS. (8 x 25)   $189.99  


A6195   D.E. Scooper (1 lb. capacity)   $8.99  


Diatomaceous earth powder is an all-natural, porous powder derived from the tiny fossilized exoskeletons of algae-like water plants known as diatoms. When used in DE filter systems, diatomaceous earth powder provides a remarkable filtration media, trapping debris and contaminant particles ranging from leaves and dirt to bacteria and other microorganisms.

Our DE powder is of the highest quality and will provide you with outstanding filtration results that will leave your pool water sparkling clean. Fresh diatomaceous earth powder is required every time you backwash your DE filter and will keep your filter working at peak performance. Our celatom diatomite powder is available for excellent value, so you can enjoy maximized filtration results without hurting your wallet. Diatomaceous earth powder provides truly superior filtration so you can enjoy shimmering, clear water. Moreover, with our competitive prices, you will benefit from remarkable value as well as remarkable filtration results.

Technical Specifications:

  • For Above Ground and In Ground D.E. Filter Systems.
  • 100% ecologically safe to the environment.
  • Use a mask when applying DE.
  • Can filter down to 3-5 microns.
  • The DE filter is the most efficient type of pool filter on the market.
  • The pressure gauge indicates a need for backwashing when it reads 8-10 lbs higher then when D.E. was first added into filter.
  • Fine powder that coats filter grid to grab at dirt particles.


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    Troubleshooting:

    – Make sure you add the recommend amount of D.E. by the manufacture of the filter.

    – Did you add the D.E. into the skimmer?

    – If you are adding too much are you using a coffee can? A coffee can is not a pound of D.E. you should be using a D.E. scoop. The D.E. Scoop will help to get the correct amount of D.E.

    – DE is leaking back into the pool. Be sure that the suspected material on the pool floor is actually DE. Pollen, chemical residue and plaster dust often look like DE. You may have a tear in your filter elements, replace if necessary. Make sure that you assemble the internal parts properly. Check for air leaks, as this will cause the system to leak DE back into the pool. If there are air leaks, install a check valve between the pump and the filter valve.


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    Frequently Asked Questions:

    What is D.E. made out of?
    – Diatomaceous earth consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae.

    How large are D.E. particles?
    – Microscopically-small, hollow particles.

    Is D.E. toxic?
    – It is a non-toxic, but you should always wear a mask when adding to your filter.

    How many times do I need to replace D.E.?
    – You should replace your DE after every time you backwash the filter.


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