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    Chemicals

    Hello

    I have been told you can get three in one tablet the you put in you pump filter basket. has anyone used them or know if they are any good.
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    Re: Chemicals

    Welcome to the forum.

    You really don't want to put a tablet in the filter basket. It will damage your pump from the high chlorine and low Ph when the pump is off.

    In addition to chlorine, the 3 in 1 tablets add CYA and copper, both of which have some undesired effects.
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    Re: Chemicals

    Thank you I will not use them
    Living in Cyprus
    In ground overflow pool tiled 12m X 4m 19507 Us gals 16243 Imp gals
    1 Kw motor 15 cu m per min Sand filter
    I thought I saw the light at the end of the tunnel but it was just some PERSON with a torch walking toward me.
    I started out in life with nothing and I still have most of it left.

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    Re: Chemicals

    I have been given 8 of these tablets from a neighbour, it seems a shame to wast them, I was thinking of putting them in the ballast tank. Any comments on this would be appreciated.

    My current tests show
    CH >500 always
    FC 3
    TA 100
    pH 7.8

    I was told to keep the pH high because of the high water hardness.
    Living in Cyprus
    In ground overflow pool tiled 12m X 4m 19507 Us gals 16243 Imp gals
    1 Kw motor 15 cu m per min Sand filter
    I thought I saw the light at the end of the tunnel but it was just some PERSON with a torch walking toward me.
    I started out in life with nothing and I still have most of it left.

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    Re: Chemicals

    Don't waste them, give them to someone you don't like. That's how "good" they are.

    Stop listening to folks who tell you raise your pH when you have high CH, the opposite is correct.....your pH should not be higher than 7.4 and it wouldn't be a bad idea to drain off some of your pool to reduce CH. What is the CH of your fill water?
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    Re: Chemicals

    The CH of my fill water is also > 500 as this is the standard on this island.
    Living in Cyprus
    In ground overflow pool tiled 12m X 4m 19507 Us gals 16243 Imp gals
    1 Kw motor 15 cu m per min Sand filter
    I thought I saw the light at the end of the tunnel but it was just some PERSON with a torch walking toward me.
    I started out in life with nothing and I still have most of it left.

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