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Thread: Intex vs. TFP

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    Intex vs. TFP

    Why are intex recommendations for FC so different from TFP chem level recommendations?

    with SWG
    FC 3-5
    pH 7.5-7.8
    TA 60-80
    CH 50-300
    CYA 70-80
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    Intex Ultra Frame 18 x 9 x 52 rectangle. 4545 Gallons.
    12 in Krystal Clear™ Sand Filter Pump w/ GFCI.
    Krystal Clear Saltwater System™ w/ GFCI.
    TF-100 Taylor testing.
    K-1000 Taylor testing.

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    Re: Intex vs. TFP

    I don't think TFP can speak for Intex as far as why and how they choose those numbers.

    Our guidelines are based on a lot of solid science and thousands of pool owners results.
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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    Re: Intex vs. TFP

    I was just wondering. I have been sticking with TFP recommendations. Crystal clear pool since day 1. Did have some chlorine drop this summer while on vaca. but SLAM fixxed that.
    Intex Ultra Frame 18 x 9 x 52 rectangle. 4545 Gallons.
    12 in Krystal Clear™ Sand Filter Pump w/ GFCI.
    Krystal Clear Saltwater System™ w/ GFCI.
    TF-100 Taylor testing.
    K-1000 Taylor testing.

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    Re: Intex vs. TFP

    Quote Originally Posted by duraleigh
    I don't think TFP can speak for Intex as far as why and how they choose those numbers.

    Our guidelines are based on a lot of solid science and thousands of pool owners results.

    I don't think anyone could have said that better!
    16x32 in-ground vinyl-lined pool
    Hayward 1.5 hp 2 speed pump
    Hayward 24" Pro-Series High rate sand filter
    Pentair Intellichlor IC-40 SWG, Pentair multi-color LED light.
    TF-100 Test Kit (the best test kit EVER!!!! If you don't have one, get one NOW!)

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