I am a pool newbie. This is my first pool. This forum has been very helpful thus far. I live in the city and have a weekend place in the Northeast PA and my wife and I decided a pool would be a good idea. However, being that the pool will be left unattended, it posed a few challenges (guess we will see how this works out). I purchased a 12 x 18 aluminum pool and built a deck around it. Started project in November and opened pool last week, so it took some time. As stated being that pool will be left unattended, I purchased a nifty manual track cover, which i am hoping will keep pool clean, warm and safe. I added solar panels that cover an area of the roof as large as the pool, and it gets terrific sunlight for a good portion of the day. I am really hoping these panels can warm the pool up quite a bit as I would really like an 84 degree temp. I also added a Hayward CL200 inline chlorinator, hoping it will contribute to making the pool maintenance free. Being I am not there every day, i purchased a simple timer and I run it from 12:30 to 3 each day (prime sun hours on solar panels). Pool should lose very little water from evaporation bc it is tightly covered. But I am not sure if I will be able to reach my desired temp bc if theres no sun I will actually be cooling pool. So I guess my question is, what solar controller is recommended to be used to achieve my temp of 84? Or do you think I will be able to hit my desired temp leaving it as is? Also, any other recommendations for a newbie like myself is greatly appreciated. And my little giant cover pump stopped working already, not sure why. Thanks.