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    Nature soft board flashing low salt

    I have a Nature soft by Pebble tech system and its flashing low salt. I replaced the T-cell last year and system has been running great! Just not sure how much salt I should add. Our pool is roughly 16-18k gallons. Thanks for any help!
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    The only way to know for sure whether the cell is the problem or not is to have it tested. Local pool stores can usually test it for you.

    When was the last time you cleaned the cell?
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    I clean it every 4 months. The board says its still generating,but flashing low salt.
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Bump up,still looking for a idea of how much salt to add. Thanks
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Is there build-up every 4 months? If not, then you are shortening the life by cleaning it.

    Tell us your current salt level via independent testing (not what your SWG says, but if it does say tell us that too) and your pool size and then we can suggest how much salt to add.
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Thanks Jason! What's a good way to test the salt level? Thanks again!
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    I prefer this test. I have found it far more accurate and reliable than even the best test strips.

    http://tftestkits.net/K-1766-Taylor-Salt-Test-p31.html

    It is also extremely easy to read.

    Otherwise, either Aqua Chek test strips, or your pool store.
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Thanks,and sorry for sounding like a complete rookie
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Quote Originally Posted by Dunerking
    Thanks,and sorry for sounding like a complete rookie
    No worries ... we were all there once

    Just go back and look though some of the early posts from any of us ... on 2nd thought, don't do that
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Please don't!
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Cleaned the cell,it's amazing how the calcium builds up in 3-4 months. Tomorrow I'll pick up a salt test kit. Thanks again!!
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Post a full set of test numbers and we may be able to help you reduce the buildup. At least TA, ph, CH, cya, borates (if you have added them in high concentrations), salt
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    Re: Nature soft board flashing low salt

    Will do,thanks!
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