I picked up this stabilizer today.
I realized after I bought it that at 3lbs, it is not nearly enough according to Pool Calculator to get me to 40ppm. Pool calculator is calling for ~10lbs. Does that sound right for 29k gallons?
Also, it is not a liquid. It feels like "crystals" in the container. Is that considered a solid CYA? If so, that means the best way to put it in is in a skimmer basket... with a sock. Does that mean a standard sock for a foot, or is there some certain "pool sock" that I am not familiar with?
My pool is 18x36 vinyl. I am running an intelliflo VS pump (1500RPM for 18 hours - just a starting point). I have a 420sf cartridge filter, and a Hayward SWG.
Here were my test results form Sunday. We are having the deck poured on Friday of this week.
FC = Negligible (obviously because there is no CYA)
PH = 7.3
TA = 40
CH = 220
CYA = 0
Salt = 3800 (with test kit), 3100 (according to the "controller") Which one should I "follow"? The controller is what the cell is looking at, so I assume that it is what matters and what will keep the cell happy?
You can check out my build over here.... new-pool-in-nc-t40813.html