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    Raising Calcium levels

    Hello all,

    So this is my first year opening my pool after closing using the BBB method and it looked great after removing the cover!

    My readings are as follows:

    Cl - 0
    pH - 7.5
    TA - 100
    CA - 60
    CYA - 20
    Temp 60 degrees

    What/where do I need to purchase to raise my calcium levels?

    (I have added 2 182oz. jugs-o-bleach this evening and will be taking another reading in the morning).

    Thanks!

    Christine
    15' x 35' in-ground concrete pool, 3'-6' depth, 21,000 gal., Mt. Lake shape, with attached 30 sq. ft. spa
    Hayward 244S filter with multi-port valve, 1.5 hp pump

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    Re: Raising Calcium levels

    What type of pool do you have? If it is vinyl, there is no point to raising the CH level.

    You do obviously need to get the CYA up a little and maintain the appropriate FC level.

    See Recommended Pool Chemicals for what to buy if you need it.
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    Re: Raising Calcium levels

    I have a concrete pool.
    15' x 35' in-ground concrete pool, 3'-6' depth, 21,000 gal., Mt. Lake shape, with attached 30 sq. ft. spa
    Hayward 244S filter with multi-port valve, 1.5 hp pump

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    Re: Raising Calcium levels

    OK (add the finish to your signature please ... some in-ground pools are vinyl).

    Review the article in the link I posted and that should help you find the stuff to raise CH.
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    Re: Raising Calcium levels

    Thanks Jason will do!
    15' x 35' in-ground concrete pool, 3'-6' depth, 21,000 gal., Mt. Lake shape, with attached 30 sq. ft. spa
    Hayward 244S filter with multi-port valve, 1.5 hp pump

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