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    chlorine

    What is the best way to introduce chlorine to the pool. with or without the pump running, around the sides or directly over the return.
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    Re: chlorine

    If you do much reading of the posts here you'll see that without exception, it's recommended that it be added in front of a running return.
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    Re: chlorine

    Thanks
    I know that these questions have been asked before but it is how to find them as I am not used to navigating this system
    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: chlorine

    You can use the Google search box in the upper right corner.
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    Re: chlorine

    I would just add the word, slowly to Bama's reply
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    Re: chlorine

    And let the pump run for about an hour AFTER adding any chemicals ... a quick brushing can also help ensure the chemicals mix and do not sit on the bottom.
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    Re: chlorine

    I start off really slow until I see the stream moving the chlorine away, then speed it up just a little. I dose at night and leave the pump on until morning.
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    Re: chlorine

    Thanks for your help I know it can be frustrating to you experts when the same questions are asked time and time again, but I was unaware of the search box and anyway personal contact is always better makes me feel human.
    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: chlorine

    I normally say to pour it a stream less than the diameter of a pencil in front of a running return. Letting the pump run for at least an hour is a good plan. If you need to add chlorine and then measure your FC, like in a SLAM, this would be a good process.
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