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    fresh fill...

    Having just put a brand new liner in...can I put the bleach in thru the skimmer instead of dumping it infront of return...I am really scared to discolor the liner
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    Pool size: 15' X 48" AG vinyl liner, 5300 gallons, Hayward S166T filter and 1hp pump

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    Re: fresh fill...

    Pouring slowly in front of the return jet with the pump running is the safest approach. The water movement from the return jet will mix it in very quickly, which will prevent any mishaps.
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    Re: fresh fill...

    Quote Originally Posted by JasonLion
    Pouring slowly in front of the return jet with the pump running is the safest approach. The water movement from the return jet will mix it in very quickly, which will prevent any mishaps.
    If you are really worried you can mix it in a 5 gallon home depot bucket with water first.
    17,800 gallon, IG pool, 595 sq feet (17x35x4.5 avg rectangle), Hayward 525 cartridge filter, diamondbrite, 2 hp 2 speed hayward tristar filter, Stenner 45mhp10 automatically chlorinating

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