Since our pool was installed at the first of July this year, I experimented with the pool store recommendations and expensive chemicals for the first couple weeks. When I discovered this site, I immediatly started the BBB. In the beginning I had many questions, but thanks to this great forum, I was able to answer my questions just by reading and the pool school. So far I have only had to bring up my CYA and add bleach each day. I just wanted to confirm a couple of things. I have been having to add 32 to 84 oz bleach each day depending on temp and weather conditions. Does this sound normal? I did read in pool school that 2-3 ppm would have to be added daily. Also I have had some issues with 2 kids getting swimmers ear. I think maybe in the beginning I did not maintain the chlorine levels as I should have, but have since realized that I have to monitor and add daily. Another problem, I cannot get the pool calculater to work on my home PC. It works fine on my PC at work, but at home the screen just stays blank. Any ideas on this?
FC = 2.5 / CC = 0 / TC = 2.5 / PH = 7.4 / TA = 100 / CYA = 35 / CH = 300
Water is clear
The CH is up thanks to the pool store telling me my calcium was low and recommending adding some. In which I bought and put in pool. Now it is almost to high for ABG vinyle pool. It pays to have a good test kit.