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Thread: Dropped my CYA Sock :(

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    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Antelope, CA

    Dropped my CYA Sock :(

    I dropped my CYA sock into the pool. It was mostly dissolved, so I couldn't tell if there was any CYA in it. I dropped it in while untying it, and now there's little white granules floating around in the pool. Not a lot of them, but they exist. Are they harmful to me or the pool if I swim, or can I just ignore them aside from the inevitable minor discomfort from steppage, so long as everyone in the pool rinses off afterward?
    1) 620 Gallon
    2) I think the filter is a cartridge. It's white paper between two blue rubber endcaps.
    3) Above Ground
    4) Vinyl sides
    5) Don't know, Tiny.
    6) Within the last two months?

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    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    SW Ohio

    Re: Dropped my CYA Sock :(

    You are fine to get in there and get, it won't hurt you and for the granuals brush your pool and it will help them dissolve.....Mike
    18x52 intex ultra frame pool 6981 gallons, 1 HP LL pump with 19 in sand filter,BBB method,borax 50ppm
    leslies DPD test kit + fas-dpd chlorine test kit + borates test strips
    thru wall skimmer,hard plumbed with 2 returns 1 1/2 sch 40 pvc
    1 large fountain 1 inch sch 40 pvc,shut off ball valves on all

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    Jun 2009
    SouthWest Alabama

    Re: Dropped my CYA Sock :(

    As Fast said, don't worry about it. It's a very weak acid and safe to handle a few granules.
    Dave J. TFP Moderator
    24' x 52" Round AGP. 2hp/hp SPL Power-Flo 2-speed pump. 200sqft Waterway Cartridge Filter. 45MHP2(3GPD) Stenner Peristaltic Pump
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