Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Thank you!

  1. Back To Top    #1
    Teresathurman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Arab al.
    Posts
    3

    Thank you!

    Hi I'm Teresa and I posted a few weeks ago. I would like to say thanks. I got my test kit, tf100, and my pool is clear as a bell, after a severe case of mustard algae! My cya is still a little high at 80, so trying to stay at 9 for FC. Ph is 7.8, TA is 110, FC was 4 today and CC is 0.5. I added the recommended bleach to raise free chlorine. I'm getting the hang of this and I can't believe how beautifully clear my pool is. Thank u so much! So my question is how much bleach can I daily add to maintain a ph if 9 without having to do the Chlorine drop test?
    Thanks again 😊
    Teresa
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Above ground pool, vinyl liner, round , 14000 gal. Six years old. Sand filter, 1 speed pump.

  2. Back To Top    #2
    Texas Splash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    South-Central Texas, Marion/San Antonio
    Posts
    12,957

    Re: Thank you!

    Glad to hear you are doing so well. Your water looks fantastic. About your question ...
    Thank u so much! So my question is how much bleach can I daily add to maintain a ph if 9 without having to do the Chlorine drop test?
    If you are asking how to maintain an FC of 9, simply continue to use the Poolmath calculator (link below & home page). In fact, use the calculator for all chemical doses. That's what it's there for. If you still have a question, please let us know.

    Pat (a.k.a. Texas Splash) ~ My Pool: Viking Fiberglass; 17,888 Gal; Waterway Supreme 2-sp/2-hp pump; Hayward Ctg filter; TF-100 w/ Speed Stir
    Vital Links: POOL SCHOOL, RECOMMENDED LEVELS, RECOMMENDED CHEMICALS, Poolmath Calculator, SLAM, Chlorine/CYA CHART.
    If you enjoyed your TFP experience, please consider donating to Support TFP!

  3. Back To Top    #3
    Mod Squad pooldv's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    DFW, TX
    Posts
    23,994

    Re: Thank you!

    Squirrel!

    Alright! That is awesome. Nice pool!

    Want to add a nifty badge to your profile? See this
    CLICK HERE to Become a TroubleFreePool.com Supporter!!
    TFP Moderator
    If TFP helped you or saved you money - Become a TFP Supporter! <--Click here
    2012 build and pics, 20k gal gunite, black onyx pebblesheen, OK flagstone, IntellifoVS, cart filter w/Pleatco, IC40 SWG, Solartouch, 5 12'x4' solar panels, HP50HA heat pump, 8mil solar cover, borates, TF-100 test kit, SONOS, Doheny's Discovery Robot, hot tub on bleach

  4. Back To Top    #4
    needsajet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Posts
    3,552

    Re: Thank you!

    That's a great story to hear Welcome to TFP and it's great to hear you were able to work through it using all the great resources here.

    Some people track their testing and dosing over time and keep a log. After a time (and this varies by pool and usage), they see a pattern that allows for less than daily testing. It takes time, and there's no recipe because of the unique needs of each pool, which reflect bather load, weather, and incoming contamination such as leaves, dust, critters, and the like.
    12k IG salt; glass beads in plaster; K-2006C, K-1766, CCL, and Aussie 4in1 (HTH); Pentair Eco800 1.2HP VS; Zodiac SWC 1.3 lb/day (25 g/hr); 25" filter recycled glass; OKU solar panels; 1/2 HP solar pump; Rebel (Warrior) pool cleaner; FlowViz; prior pool AG 10k | Read Before Posting to get the best possible advice | ... and this helped me a lot!: TFPC for Beginners

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •