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Thread: Liquidator installed In Full sun

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    Dec 2015
    Newington, Connecticut

    Liquidator installed In Full sun

    Has anyone had any known issues with installing the liquidator in full sun. The instructions say not to install in full sun, however all my pool equipment is in full sun on the south side of my home. I guess I could put a piece of plywood over it to shade the tank. Don't know if extending the tubing would effect the operation of the system.
    16'x34' Kidney 17000 Gallon IG Vinyl liner. Pentair IntelliXF vs pump, Sta-Rite System 3 DE filter. Liquidator, TF-100 Test kit w/ speed stir. Aqua Comfort heat pump, Dolphin Apollo robot, clear solar cover, stamped concrete deck.

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    May 2015
    Tucson, AZ

    Re: Liquidator installed In Full sun

    No hands-on experience with a Liquidator but I can say for sure that heat & light (UV) exposure will cause bleach to degrade faster and lose its effectiveness. So the installation warning is probably based on keeping it cooler by not having it in direct sunlight.

    16k IG PebbleTec pool, 650gal spa, spillway and waterfall, 3HP IntelliFlo VS / 1.5HP WhisperFlo, Pentair QuadDE-100 filter, IC40 SWCG, MasterTemp 400k BTU/hr NG heater, KreepyKrauly suction-side cleaner Dolphin S300i robot, EasyTouch controls, city water, K-1001, K-2006 and K-1766 test kits, Mannitol test for borates

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    Aug 2014
    Northern IL

    Re: Liquidator installed In Full sun

    Chlorine's effective strength/concentration will be reduced with exposure to heat/sun. I'm not sure about tubing, but shading sounds like a plan.

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    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Liquidator installed In Full sun

    put a piece of plywood over it to shade the tank
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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