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    Jun 2016
    Potomac, MD

    New Pool Owner

    Plaster In ground pool with the deepest end being 6ft(don't know how many gallons)

    Pool looks clear

    sand filter


    Levels as of today:

    PH 7.5

    OTO Chlorine Test(changed from light orange to dark yellow overnight)

    FC 7(this morning)

    CC: 0

    CYA <20(filled till top of view tube and became a bit blurry at the top) should I add a 4lb bag of cya and call it a day? I have ran this test twice in consecutive days and nothing changed.

    CA 350

    TA 130(a little high right?)

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: New Pool Owner

    Welcome to the forum.

    I would use PoolMath (did you find it up near the top of the page?) and calculate enough CYA to get to 40 ppm. Then, you can just assume it's in there. If you dose carefully, that'll work.

    TA is a bit high but if you leave it alone, it will slowly come down.

    Everything else you post looks very good. Did you have a question?
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