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How much salt to start with a 15ft round pool

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Assuming you have the Intex salt water system and the easy set pool, here's what the manual says:

15x33" - 65 pounds (80 for metal frame)
15x36 - 65 pounds (100 for metal frame)
15x42 - 80 pounds (110 for metal frame)
15x48 - 95 pounds (N/A for metal frame)

hope this helps!

Posted on May 28, 2010

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How much salt is needed for a 30 ft diam pool with 54 in side walls?


23,790 gallons if you fill it to the very top.

Calculate the volume of a pool you need the radius^2 times pi times depth times 7.48 to come up with gallons.

Radius = 15ft
pi = 3.14
depth = 4.5ft

15^2 x 3.14 x 4.5 x 7.48 = 23780.79 or 23,781 gallons.

So the salt you need is 640 lbs @ 40lbs each = to 16 bags

I don't think Mike's figures are correct according to my research. You can ask at a pool supply shop, who will also sell you the salt. It certainly is going to be 32oz to make a saline pool. Remember the salt is doing the job of chlorine to kill bacteria.

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I have a 15 ft diameter round pool with 4440 gal (16806 litre) capacity. Approximately how much salt is required in kilos?


A 15' round pool with a 48" wall has approximately 5300 gallons
That same pool with a 52" wall, has 5800 gallons
5300 gallons of water with No / 0 salt, needs...
About 150 lbs
of salt,
Or about 60 - 70 Kg's
3200 ppm of salt is what you're looking to achieve.

May 03, 2015 | Pool & Spa

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How much salt do i need for a 15ft round by 4ft deep pool


  • Calculate your gallons of the vessel.
    • On Avg. 15' x 4' pool = 5,000 - 5,500 gallons
    • Then identify current level of salt.
  • If 0 - you will need about 150 lbs to bring to minimum 3200 ppm

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How much salt do i need for a 24 ft round pool


depending on the salt system you are using, the amount of salt will vary. the owners manual should have a salt table with a recommended value. most salt systems will require somewhere close to a 3000 ppm level. to get this, you will need approximately 140 kg of salt. (65 lbs)

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I have a 22 x 52 intex pool and need to know how much salt to add for the first time


the equipment should specify the parts per million of salt required, just google your make and model for information, then take the volume of water(22 x 52 x average depth) and multiply by the required salt concentration. then divide by the bag weight to get the number of bags required. Get some spare bags, but start with a few less than calculated, this enables fine tuning as you test the water a few times

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How salt to use for start up for a 22 x 52 above ground pool


You need to know how much salt is currently in pool...
then what is total gallons of your pool?
Round pool? 22' round?
52" walls?
Use only Pure Pool Salt, NOT Softener salt!
2700 ppm to 3400 ppm is the range for ideal levels in your pool.
check out this link...


http://www.conelyco.com/images/saltchart.jpg

btw... Your pool, if what I asked above is correct, has 11,400 gallons

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Should the water on a pool heater come out warm and how long should it take to heat an intex 15ft pool to a reasonable temp


Both of your questions depend on one important issue.
What is the BTU's of your heater. The more BTU's the quicker it will heat and also keep it to a specific temp easier

Jul 31, 2010 | Intex Automatic Salt Water System for ...

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How much salt do i put in my pool. its 18 feet by 4 feet round. its the intex salt water system.


for the 18x48, you will add 135 pound (60 kgs) to start. When the Low Salt light comes on you add 35 pounds (15kgs)

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