The pool is just about full. I'm heading out to turn the filter on now. I started filling yesterday and because the weather was so hot and humid it was suggested by a friend that I add some clorine to prevent algae from developing while I finished filling the pool. I did that and now the chlorine levels are way off the chart. I guess that's my first lesson learned! Here are my numbers.
Chlorine: Number isn't even registering. The color is orange, almost like the 7.2 number on the PH side of TF100 test kit. I tried the other chlorine test and the color stayed Red. I dumped way too many drops in. I can't recall how many.
TA: I was confused by the directions. At about drop 4 the color turned from blue to yellow. Never saw Red and I went to 20 drops.
Tried the Clorine Drop Test test and couldn't get it to register. It stayed Red.
Pool calcutor says to add
27 oz of Borax
57 oz of Baking Soda
35 oz of liquid Stablizer
Before I dump anything else in I wanted to run this by the experts. Given that I've already spiked the chlorine I'm hesitant to add anything else. I should add that the water looks beautiful. It's sparkling clear.