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    New to BBB

    Hi all,

    Brand new to the forum and would like to ask a quick question. My pool is roughly 15000 gallons on chlorine no SWG. On the BBB method what and how often should I check my pool water? I am using a Taylor K2600 testing kit from Leslies.


    Thank you

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    Re: New to BBB

    16K freeform gunite with spa; Pentair 4000 DE filter; Century Whisperflow 1 HP; Pentair Minimax heater.
    Troublefree does not mean Maintenancefree. It's like brushing your teeth: You can spend a couple minutes a day and pennies a week or go to the dentist once a year and spend several thousand dollars.
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    Re: New to BBB

    Welcome! Great to have you with us.
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    Re: New to BBB

    Until I learned the character of my pool I tested everyday. Now, I test FC every other day and Ph and TA twice a week. I don't normally check Ch or CYA until water is added.
    14.3k, 3 1/2-5 1/2, IG, Pebble Wet Edge Northshore Tahoe, Jandy 4 cartridge, Jandy 2hp variable, Pentair 320 inline chlorinator fed by a Stenner, Polaris 280, K-2006 test kit, Built 9/13
    Fill water: TA=90, PH=70, CH=90

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    Re: New to BBB

    Welcome to TFP!

    Please add your pool info to your signature so that we can better help you. More here, Pool School - Read This Before You Post
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    Re: New to BBB

    Welcome, have fun and check out some stuff in pool school
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