First, I'd like to say what a great resource this site is- Thank you!
After reading the recommendations here, I just got myself a Taylor test kit.
I've just completed my first test, please take a look at my readings and any suggestions are welcomed.
Pool is 2 years old (this is my first year).
Up until now I've just being using basic OTO / ph test kit. While Using that Ive had low chlorine level and high ph. Numerous trips to pool store have just had me coming home with, phosphate def, Ph decreaser, powder shock etc (as recommended by pool store!) hence why I've decided to take charge! (With your help that is
Here are my results:
FC: 1.4 ppm
CC: .6 ppm
CYA: ?? The water did not turn cloudy??
If you think my numbers don't make sense please let me know and I can retest.
Thanks in advance.