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    Solar and Acid Startup

    Hey guys, Began an acid startup yesterday for my new pool. pH is too low to read.

    How soon can I startup my solar without damaging the solar or marcite? I can't imagine it'd hurt the aggregate finish if used only briefly right?

    Asking because the solar guys are coming tomorrow to complete the install and get up and running.

    Thx

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    Re: Solar and Acid Startup

    I am not aware of any reason that you could not run the solar right away. If the rest of the pool equipment and plumbing can be run with the pH you are running for startup, I think the solar should also be fine.
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    Re: Solar and Acid Startup

    I'd agree with Jason.
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    Re: Solar and Acid Startup

    Are you sure they are circulating your pool during the Acid start up?
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    Re: Solar and Acid Startup

    Main pump is running full flow 24/7, not circulating through the floor cleaners yet just eyeball returns.

    Thanks for your replies.

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