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    My newest Test

    Hello, below is my latest test of my new indoor vinyl pool.

    Please help me with what needs to be added or decreased...

    I have a..

    SWG
    Vinyl indoor pool
    Pool is Heated at around 88 degree
    Sand filter

    Test:

    FCL = 6.67
    br = 14.2
    TC = 6.63
    pH = 7.0
    TA = 38
    CH = 156
    CA = 19

    Thanks in advance!
    The size of your pool in gallons - 10800
    Pool Type - IG Vinyl
    The type of filter you have - Sand
    Date of pool build/install - 2013
    Jandy SWG, Hayward Gas Heater

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    Re: My newest Test

    May I ask you how you got these test results ? What test kit are you using ?
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    Re: My newest Test

    I agree the numbers look "fishy" to what we normally see from the recommended test kits.

    I assume the CA is CYA ... so around 20ppm indoors is likely fine. Although your FC does not likely need to be nearly that high ... keeping it between 2-3ppm should be fine.
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    Re: My newest Test

    Quote Originally Posted by pwrstrk View Post
    May I ask you how you got these test results ? What test kit are you using ?
    Hello, I am using a digital test kit.

    Also my SWG is turned down all the way.
    The size of your pool in gallons - 10800
    Pool Type - IG Vinyl
    The type of filter you have - Sand
    Date of pool build/install - 2013
    Jandy SWG, Hayward Gas Heater

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    Re: My newest Test

    It is our experience that most of the digital tester are not reliable, the problem with them tends to be inconsistent results, having said that if the numbers are accurate things are fairly good, FC is a bit high though and pH is a little low.
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    Re: My newest Test

    If the SWG is on the lowest setting, then you need to shorten the pump run time to get the FC levels lower ... assuming the results are correct, which is questionable.
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    My newest Test

    I would consider getting yourself one of our recommended test kits. http://www.troublefreepool.com/conte...its-comparison
    The reason being is that the results from one of those kits is going to be very accurate. That way we can trust those results and give you advice with confidence based on those test results. 😎
    Jeff
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    Re: My newest Test

    Welcome to TFP!

    Above all, the most important thing you can do is gain knowledge. Check out the ABC's of Pool Chemistry and other areas of Pool School.

    You can click the links in my sig line.
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    Re: My newest Test

    Thanks for all the info, I just bought the TF-100 test kit and will wait and redo the test as soon as I get the kit. The go from there.

    Thanks again for all the help.
    The size of your pool in gallons - 10800
    Pool Type - IG Vinyl
    The type of filter you have - Sand
    Date of pool build/install - 2013
    Jandy SWG, Hayward Gas Heater

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    Re: My newest Test

    Congrats on getting the kit. You won't regret it. 👍
    Jeff
    24'x54" AG Morada RTR (by wilbar) 13'500 gal. Hayward Powerflo Matrix 1hp 2 speed. Hayward Perflex EC65 DE filter.

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    Re: My newest Test

    Let me emphasize what brushpup said about Reading "ABC's of Pool Water Chemistry" in Pool School. The TF-100 will give you really accurate results but the knowledge you can gain from Pool School will teach you why you are testing these parameters, how you can adjust them, and the ranges you want to target.

    The testing tells you where you are......Pool School teaches you where you want to be and how to get there.

    PS - try to get the info of your pool down in your sig......it's important everyone can see you have an indoor pool....the ranges are different.
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