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Thread: Can you add salt and CYA at the same time?

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    Can you add salt and CYA at the same time?

    Just opened the pool and need to add both salt and CYA. Is it okay to do both at the same time? Thanks.
    16 X 32 Vinyl. Hayward aqua rite salt system, T -15 cell. Hayward H250 gas heater, Hayward 1HP superpump.

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    Re: Can you add salt and CYA at the same time?

    Yes, at the same time is fine. Those two don't affect each other at all.
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    Re: Can you add salt and CYA at the same time?

    Thanks. I just checked my CL level and it's 0. Can I add some liquid CL while the CYA is being added?
    16 X 32 Vinyl. Hayward aqua rite salt system, T -15 cell. Hayward H250 gas heater, Hayward 1HP superpump.

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    Re: Can you add salt and CYA at the same time?

    Add chlorine up to level of CYA that you added until the salt gets mixed in and you kick on the SWG.
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