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Thread: Skinman's new pool test results

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    Join Date
    May 2008
    SE Michigan

    Skinman's new pool test results

    Pool is done. I'll post pics after the upgrade. Here are my results with my cool new TF 100 test kit.

    6/7/08 - Day it was done and filled (1 1/2 9000 gal. water tankers)

    PH: 7.2
    Cl: 0
    TA: 380
    CYA: 0

    6/10/08 - 3 Days after using things I've learned here. Stabilizer, Bleach, Aeration ....

    PH: 7.3
    FC: 3.5
    CC: 0.5
    TC: 4.0
    TA: 180
    CYA: 30

    I dropped the TA by keeping the PH at 7.2 and aerated by turning the outlet towards the surface and throwing my wife, kids, dad and me in and splashing around like we had ants in our pants. (Waterbear - we don't have a neighborhood full of kids in this rural area, so I threw in whoever came over.)

    Still adjusting a little, but getting close.

    Thanks for all the help here and I'll see you after the upgrade.

    16 x 32 Doughboy AGP
    Doughboy 17" AquaView sand filter
    1 HP, 2 Spd. pump
    (4) 2 x 20 Sunheater Solar Heat
    Solar cover w/reel
    TF 100 Test Kit

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    frustratedpoolmom's Avatar
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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL
    Sweet! Isn't it great when you apply your knowledge and all goes smoothly!!!

    Pics. Pics!!!
    Helpful links: Pool School; CYA/Chlorine Chart
    24' round AG pool, 52" high, Raypak heater; Waterway 2 spd Pump;
    150 Sq ft. Clearwater Cartridge Filter; Former and DISSATISFIED "Pool Frog" owner

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