(678) 513-6945

Once a week with a normal amount of fish and plants, twice a week for a large amount of fish and plants.


The steps on how to backwash your filter:

  1. Turn off the pump.
  2. In order to get maximum Backwash cleaning, please clean out the skimmer basket(s) and the pump trap basket before you start to perform Backwash.
  3. Rotate the Valve clockwise only to Backwash.
  4. Turn on the pump for backwashing for 1/2 to 1 minute. Turn off the pump.
  5. Rotate the Valve clockwise to Rinse. Turn on the pump for 1/2 to 1 minute.
  6. Turn off the pump and rotate the valve back to Filter Position.
  7. Turn on the pump. This completes the Backwash procedure.
  8. Important note for Ultima II filters and all other pool type filters.
  9. You must turn off the pump each time before you rotate the valve from one position to the next one.
  10. Valve has to be rotated clockwise only. Failure to do so, valve and filter can be damaged and warranty will be void.