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    Chlorine Drop...

    Last night FC level was at 5.5ish ... Pool has been solar covered , checked today 2.5??...Should i just add enough to raise it back to 5.5 or Slam?
    Pool is very clear , yesterday PH was at 7.2 , i raised it to 7.5. that seems ok
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    3ppm drop with the cover on means there's something living in it. Time to SLAM. Do you have a full set of recent results to post?
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    Na , no records saved . Just been adding slight chlorine daily to keep around 5.5. Just noticed today after tf-100 test the 3ppm drop.
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    So, do a full set of tests and report the results.

    Then we will see if anything should be done before starting the SLAM process.
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    Will do thanx
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    Is it a clear or opaque solar cover?
    Clear won't block much UV, thus allowing CL breakdown.
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    Re: Chlorine Drop...

    I noticed the "pool frog" in your sig. Are you using it? We would recommend against using it...no need to add copper to your pool water.
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