ZeoSand Alternative (2x25lb bag) - NA5102



Model # NA5102

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Model # NA5102

Product Description

ZeoSand® Natural Zeolite Filter MediaZeoSand is a 100% natural zeolite and a highly efficient filter media that is proven for use as a sand replacement in recreational water, drinking water, and industrial applications. ZeoSand’s huge surface area which is more than 100 times greater than sand traps more and finer dirt than sand. The natural molecular sieving of ZeoSand removes pollutants by ion exchange.

Why Does ZeoSand Give Superior Clarity? The sandpaper rough surface has 1 to 15 micron pore spaces that trap smaller particles than sand; thus, water clarity is improved. A cubic foot of ZeoSand has the surface area of 100 football fields - 100 times greater than sand. ZeoSand’s huge surface area holds more dirt than sand; therefore, the time between backwashes can be increased. How Does ZeoSand Control Chloramines? ZeoSand traps and holds ammonium ions through a molecular sieving or water softening action. Sand does not trap ammonium ions. Less ammonia means reduced eye-burning chloramines. Since chloramines are lower, chemical shock treatments are not needed as often. A twenty five pound bag of ZeoSand will trap about half a pound of ammonium ions. How Is ZeoSand Used? Typically, one 25 pound bag of ZeoSand replaces a 50 pound bag of sand. ZeoSand weighs 55 pounds per cubic foot compared to sand that weighs 100 pounds per cubic foot. To install, remove all of the sand from the filter, and repair any damaged parts. Fill the filter half way with water and slowly pour the ZeoSand into the filter. Backwash until the backwash water is clear; this will take several minutes. Turn the filter off for two minutes and let the ZeoSand settle. Backwash for an additional two minutes, and check to be sure the backwash water is clear. If the backwash water is clear, turn the multiport valve to filter and start the pump. How Long Does ZeoSand Last? Under normal conditions, ZeoSand will need to be replaced about as often as sand. After filter use, ZeoSand may be added to your garden or potted plants as a soil conditioner. ZeoSand may be discarded as a non hazardous waste

Product Specifications

50 lbs.

?     Asked on 5/14/2018 by Ed Joyner

I have a Pentair 145320 Sand Dollar Top Mount Thermoplastic Tank Sand Pool Filter, 1.8 Square Feet, 40 GPM, with Clamp-Style Multiport Valve. How much of the Zeosand will I need for this Filter?

A     Answered on 5/15/2018 by InyoPools Product Specialist Hector F.

For that model filter, you would need 75lbs of zeosand.  

?     Asked on 9/30/2017 by

I have a Jacuzzi Lazer 250L. How much Zeosand do I need ?

A     Answered on 10/2/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Alex V.

I was not able to find specs for the 250L but you would use half the amount you would compared to regular sand. For example, if you have a 300 pound tank, you would use 150 pounds of Zeosand. 

?     Asked on 9/14/2017 by Kevin

I have an Intex 20220R model that says it takes 100LBs' of sand. How much Zeobest do I need?

A     Answered on 9/14/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Kevin. You will need 50lbs of the Zeobest sand. 

?     Asked on 6/9/2017 by Gina

How much of this product is needed for my Pentair TR50? Thank you

A     Answered on 6/9/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

The TR50 will require 112 lbs. of ZeoSand

?     Asked on 5/22/2017 by Dave

Hello, I want to double check. How much do I need for a Triton ll. TR 60?

A     Answered on 5/24/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, Dave. The TR60 filter requires 162.5 pounds of ZeoSand.

?     Asked on 5/3/2017 by

I have a Hayward S244T sand filter. How many 25lb bags of ZeoSand do I need to replace the sand?

A     Answered on 5/3/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi. You would need 150 lbs (6 bags) of Zeo Sand.

?     Asked on 4/17/2017 by mickey

I have a Triton III How much of your product would my filter require?

A     Answered on 4/17/2017 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello Mickey, Could you let us know your model number of what unit you have, Triton III doesn't come up with anything.

?     Asked on 8/6/2016 by Larry

How much Zeobest do I need for a Muskin model FH40 Filter.

A     Answered on 8/19/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Stacey M.

Hello Larry, depending on how much your sand filter hold you divide that by 2. So if it held 200lbs, you would get 100lbs of zeobest. I apologize, but the FH40 model didn't come up to where I could look at how many pounds came with your filter.

?     Asked on 6/9/2016 by Harold Ralph

I have a new 13'' platinum super flow pump 75132-1 how much sand do I use

A     Answered on 6/9/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Scott W.

I can help you with that. What model is your filter so I can see the amount of sand required.

?     Asked on 4/2/2016 by

How much does a cubic foot weigh since my filter shows the cubic feet or sand required not the weight of sand. The amount listed is 2.4 ft3 of sand.

A     Answered on 4/4/2016 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Hi, We will not be able to calculate cubic feet to pounds. Can you send us the manufacture and model of your unit, we can tell you how much Zeobest Sand you will need.

?     Asked on 5/28/2015 by Paul

How often do you need to replace product?

A     Answered on 5/28/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi Paul, The Zeobest should last roughly 5 years.

?     Asked on 5/12/2015 by Kim

Do you use the same amount of this product as you do sand?

A     Answered on 5/12/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Lennox H.

Kim, With Zeobest Sand you'll use 1lb for every 2lbs of reqular sand.

?     Asked on 1/23/2012 by Guest

What is Zeobest? Is it safe?

A     Answered on 1/23/2012 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Zeobest is a great alternative to regular filter sand. It provides DE like filtration (filters down to 3 microns), it's lighter than sand so you half the amount compared to sand. It can also decrease the frequency of backwashing. Without getting scientifically complex Zeobest comes from zeolites. Zeolites are the deposits of volcanic ash from thousands of years ago. It is NSF approved which means that it meets national health and safety requirements. It's also safe to use in all sand filters.

?     Asked on 4/7/2009 by Guest

So if I have a sand filter that takes 175# of sand what of your product do I need?

A     Answered on 4/7/2009 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

If you have a 175 Lb. sand filter then we would suggest 87.5 lbs. of Zeobest (175 / 2) Since the Zeobest is only sold in 25 lb. increments you would need to purchase 100 lbs. You may view the 25 Lb Zeobest here http://www.inyopools.com/Products/01300006001557.htm and the 50 Lb. Zeobest here http://www.inyopools.com/Products/01301202001558.htm


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