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Thread: Normal chlorine use

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    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Central Texas

    Normal chlorine use

    I am loosing about .5 ppm overnight and using 2 ppm during the day for a total of 2.5 ppm / 24 hrs

    Is this fairly normal use. I am bringing the FC to 4.5 ppm and letting it drop to 2. I put in the bleach at night. I am putting in 3 qts and 3 cups daily. Seems like a lot. That would be 28 gallons a month @ 1.75 per gallon it comes out to $50 per month. Now, I do have a ton, and I mean a ton of super hot sun right now. Temps are in the 100s and the sun hits the pool directly at about 8:00 and passes behind a house west of me at about 8:00.

    FC 4.5
    CC 0
    PH 7.5
    TA 110
    CH 220
    CYA 35
    IG 23K Gal, Quad DE 80, PebbleSheen, Intelliflo VS+SVRS, MT 400 NG, Stenner Pump

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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: Normal chlorine use

    Yep, normal.

    I suggest you increase your CYA to 50 and see how that works for you.
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