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    Jojo4A's Avatar
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    Jun 2012
    Moundville, Alabama

    T-100 Test Kit arrived today

    My T-100 arrived today. Now I just need a pool. Dig starts tomorrow. IG vinyl, 18x 36 sport pool with SWG. So maybe I'm putting the cart before the horse, but once pool gets built, filled and all up and running. When should I start testing to be sure all is OK? Our contract includes pool school from the builder. He may tell us all this, but I want to learn everything I can to stay on top of this new adventure. My husband took care of our last pool via the pool store testing. I mainly did vacuuming. But with this pool, I want to be more involved with the maintenance. I have been reading pool school and feel like I have learned a lot. Some of it still it's fully clear in my mind Been a really long time since I took Chem 101 at U of A, maybe 1980ish.
    (Roll Tide) I am sure, as I actually start doing it all, it will become clear (pun intended). Will post photos as we make progress.

    PS. Let me just say that I am soooo thankful to have found this site and soooo impressed with the kind and caring people on TFP. You all rock!!!
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    West Alabama -18x36 Grecian Sport, IG Vinyl, 3.5 - 5.5 - 3.5. ~16000 gal
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    Greentown, IN

    Re: T-100 Test Kit arrived today


    Sounds like you're off to a good start! The test kit will become a much appreciated thing that you will love... and yes, the whole process becomes clearer when you actually put actions to what you are reading about.

    Looking forward to seeing your build
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    Re: T-100 Test Kit arrived today

    You can start by practicing on your fill water.
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    T-100 Test Kit arrived today

    Mine came too, and I don't have a pool yet either LOL!

    Southeastern Indiana, USA
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    22" Ecco sand filter
    Jess :) from southeastern Indiana, USA
    27' x 54" ~17,600gal AG round
    Waterway Ecco 22", 250# oval sand filter 2.6 SF, 55 GPM
    1.5 hp 1-speed pump
    pool DOB July 2012

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    Re: T-100 Test Kit arrived today

    I was also going to suggest testing your fill water for CH and TA
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    T-100 Test Kit arrived today

    Congratulations on your new pool build and Roll Tide Roll JoJo!! What part of Alabama do you live in? I'm in the north east part around the Gadsden area. We start our pool in a little over a week, about the same size as yours. GL with your build!

    18x36 Grecian Vinyl; 8' Roman steps w/t 2 spa jets; cozy cove w/t 6 spa jets; 2 MD, 1 Skimmer, 3 returns; Hayward Ecostar, 30" Ranger sand filter; Hayward color logic 4.0 LED light; Hayward aqua logic; 2" PVC pipe 4 Jandy Valves

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