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    Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    Just tested with TF-100:

    FC- 7 (little high)
    CC- 0
    pH- 7.5
    TA- 50
    CYA- 60
    I didn't check CH this time, but its always about 60.

    I slammed last week and have been trying to get everything to their proper levels.
    I was planning on raising my pH and TA a little bit. The TA is recommended to be 60-80ppm.

    Here are a few pictures from a little bit ago. Can't clearly see to the bottom.



    Aaron
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    Re: Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    You didn't SLAM the pool of it isn't clear. SLAM is a process of bringing your chlorine up to shock level for your CYA and KEEPING it there-- by continuously adding chlorine until:

    1. Water is clear
    2. CC less that .5
    3. OCLT Less than 1
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    Re: Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    Hmm I guess I could do the SLAM again. Maybe I didnt get my FC high enough. The CYA was around 20-30 last week so I only took FC to about 10-12. The CC was reading 0 every time after that so I thought I was good. I didn't really get a reading overnight because the SWG was running
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    Re: Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    SLAM isn't a one time elevation of chlorine. It is a process where you are keeping your chlorine elevated until all three criteria are met. Not just one

    The good news is you have the right tools with a good test kit and Pool School - SLAM - Shock Level And Maintain
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    Re: Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    +1 to keep calm and SLAM on!
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    Re: Pool still not crystal clear, Could use advice.

    +2 on the SLAM. When is the last time you backwashed? What is your psi? I think that pool will clear but if it doesn't in 48 hours and your filter is clean, I will suggest a cup of DE in the filter........hold off for now.
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