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    Little cloudy...any ideas?

    I have a light cloudiness in the water...yet my readings have been steady for the last five days right at:

    FC 9.5
    CC .5
    PH 7.2
    CYA 35

    Any ideas?

    Thanks ya'll!

    Bo
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    Thanks all for your amazingly helpful advice! Bo

    18x33 Morada pool, 14,100 Gal - 2HP, 2SPD W/Skimmer and Caplet Basket, 125 GPM Waterway ProClean Cartridge Filter System – 8 Gal LQ - TF-100.

    Thanks in advance for all your help!

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    Re: Little cloudy...any ideas?

    Have you done an overnight free chlorine loss test?

    Likely that you need to shock. Cloudy water often means an early algae outbreak or organics in the water that need to be removed by additional chlorine. See the Pool School for how to shock.
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    Re: Little cloudy...any ideas?

    That first pic looks pretty good and your test results look pretty good. Often that last "Pop" pf sparkle can come from really thorough filtration. Is your filter working fine (to your knowledge) and how long each day are you running it?
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    Re: Little cloudy...any ideas?

    Thanks both for the reply...i have been filtering for a couple of weeks 24/7...i put in a new cartridge in the filter this year...pool was as bad as it has ever been on opening day...new mesh cover experiment gone wrong...my CCs are probably less than .5...when i add the five 0003 drops you can barely see a hint of pink in the water...barely...and it only takes a small drop of R-871 to turn it back to clear...I'm guessing it's more like .25 if you know what i mean...but i have not done an over night test to be honest...right now i am keeping the FCs at 9.5-10.

    Probably just need to let the filter get all the dead stuff out...i'll give it a few more days at 10 FC and see what happens.

    Thanks...Bo
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    Thanks all for your amazingly helpful advice! Bo

    18x33 Morada pool, 14,100 Gal - 2HP, 2SPD W/Skimmer and Caplet Basket, 125 GPM Waterway ProClean Cartridge Filter System – 8 Gal LQ - TF-100.

    Thanks in advance for all your help!

    God Bless America!

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