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    First pool it's above ground 24' x 52" round. It is full with drinking water from pool water truck, what do I need to o first? So many chemicals and differences

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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    Chlorine first, then read Pool School, particularly The ABCs of Pool Water Chemistry.
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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    Post up a full set of test results so we see what needs adjusting.

    You can be sure you need to add CYA and FC immediately.

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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    I had the same question...I read through the Pool School topics, saw it once, but now can't find again...when you first have your pool filled, how do you introduce CYA into the pool? I know you have to test the water first to get the levels, but I thought I read somewhere to buy the chlorine tablets to use (but only use for a short while) before switching to liquid chlorine. Clarification please? Pool goes up today! YEAH!

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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    I haven't done that I guess that's my first step to get water tested! Thank you

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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    Quote Originally Posted by rhenry123
    I had the same question...I read through the Pool School topics, saw it once, but now can't find again...when you first have your pool filled, how do you introduce CYA into the pool? I know you have to test the water first to get the levels, but I thought I read somewhere to buy the chlorine tablets to use (but only use for a short while) before switching to liquid chlorine. Clarification please? Pool goes up today! YEAH!

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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    - get the pump and filter going
    - read pool school...then re-read it
    - get the proper test kit out that you already ordered
    - use the pool calculator web site to figure out how to adjust your levels
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    Re: New pool just filling with water what to do first after

    immediately get and hold the FC up to around 2ppm. And then get the CYA dissolving in the water. After the CYA dissolved, increase your minimum FC based off the chart in Pool School.

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