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    Poolife tablets

    I have a 50 lb tub of Poolife 3" 3-in-1 Cleaning Tablets that I've never opened. (Came with the pool) My CYA is at about 25 so I need to increase it but have no stabilizer on hand. I was trying to figure out how many will get me to about a 40 CYA when I noticed copper in the ingredients. It's a very small % but I'm concerned. Can I use just enough to add about 15 CYA? And if so, how many will that be?
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    Re: Poolife tablets

    Me personally I would throw out the tabs and get some granular CYA.

    Just my 0.02.


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    Re: Poolife tablets

    You can use poolcalculator to figure that out for you ... Effects of adding chemicals ... pucks are trichlor ... likely weigh 7-8oz each.

    80oz will add 16ppm of CYA ... so 10 or 11.

    Too bad they have copper in them ... with very limited use, that "should" not be a problem.
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    Re: Poolife tablets

    I wouldn;t use them.

    Besides the copper, they have aluminum sulfate.

    What's wrong with that? Beats the heck out of me! But I won't put anything in my pool unless I know what it does. For all I know, it will leave aluminum stains on the plaster. And I've had aluminum stains on my hands from handling old patio chairs and aluminum canoes. I have no idea if it will, but again, I wouldn't risk it to save a few bucks.

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    Re: Poolife tablets

    Oh heck no, 10 or 11 is way too many. CYA will have to wait until I can get to town. Thank you!!!
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