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    first time pool owner

    Hi all, ok we are going need some help. we have the intex 15 x 42. We are going to upgrade to the 2000 filter. My first question is that a good filter for this pool. second we are filing the pool with tap water. The ph is at 7.0 what is my first step? Do I just put in chorine at this point? If so how much a day? Once I get going I think we will be ok I just don't know how to start. Thanks for you help

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    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Denton, TX

    Re: first time pool owner

    Welcome to TFP!

    Can't really comment on the filter so I'll leave that to someone else. As for your water balance, we recommend adjusting pH first and then address chlorine.

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    Re: first time pool owner

    Ok how many tablets do I put in?

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    Aug 2012
    Elverson Pa.

    Re: first time pool owner

    I suggest you read pool school a couple of times. Oh and welcome to TFP !!!

    I would not use tabs.

    24'x54" AG Morada RTR (by wilbar) 13'500 gal. Hayward Powerflo Matrix 1hp 2 speed. Hayward Perflex EC65 DE filter.

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