Ok so I cheated and had the pool store test my water here are my results
free chlorine 1.5
tot alkalinity 100
adj tot alk 79
total hardness 117
I have a kayak pool that 16 x 24 4 fiit deep it holds app 11500 gal
I use liquid bleach to chlorinate with.
I was told to adjust my alkalinity with balance pack 100 and ph . Is it really nessisary