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    FC keeps dropping to 0

    my pool chemical levels are
    FC 0
    CC 0
    Alk 85
    Ph 7.4
    Cya 60

    i did a stain treatment on my pool last sunday.. everythings going good besides the chlor. ive been using pool calculator all week to raise my Chlor. 1ppm at a time. when i add the chlor. i will wait 1-2 hours and test agian and it still says 0. i finally dumped 2 gallons of 6% bleach in a couple days ago and it raised the chlor level to around 2-3 but yesturday it was back to 0. how long does iot take for absorbic acid to leave your pool? am i not keeping up with the amount of chlor. my pool takes?
    24' X 52" round above ground pool---13,500 gallons---Hayward power flow matrix 1.5 hp pump---Hayward 21 in. variflow XL sandfilter---Louisville, Ky

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    Re: FC keeps dropping to 0

    am i not keeping up with the amount of chlor. my pool takes?
    That is correct. Continue to increase your dosage and until you find the point where you can maintain an FC level. Chlorine is constantly consumed in any pool.
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