Per the advice from this forum I put some CYA granules in a one of my wifes thigh high stockings(with her permission of course ) and put it in front of the return. I put about 2 lbs in to hopefully raise my CYA to about 30. Its not able to stay right in front of the return, it just hangs beneath it. I was hoping it would be gone this morning but it looks as full as when I started. I ran the filter for like 7 hours yesterday and turned it off overnight(no dedicated power yet--delayed due to storm).
I wasnt sure exaclty how to put it in the skimmer (pour it above the leaf basket ? not sure) and I read a sock or stocking is better.
I dont really backwash frequently at all. For my 21 ft pool my filter is HUGE (heyward S244T).
So I would guess I would rarely have to backwash. When I get home from work should I take it out of the stocking and dump in the skimmer basket ?