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    kids plastic pool and bleach

    I have looked at some of the links and figured out how many gallons my kids pool is but cant figure out just how much bleach to put in. I only want to extend the water "life" and keep the pool cleaner for a couple of days more. There is no pump.... and the pool takes about 540 gallons. I did find a calculator but didn’t understand the FC and PH. I need a degree in chemistry. HEHE..

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    Butterfly's Avatar
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    South Carolina

    Re: kids plastic pool and bleach

    Hi vitalprotection,

    Welcome to the forum

    See if this recent thread helps: need-advice-for-starting-a-very-small-pool-575-gallons-t7779.html
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    1)You lose 1ppm or less FC overnight, & 2)You have .5ppm CC's or less, & 3)your water is clear.

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    Re: kids plastic pool and bleach

    Adding about 2 1/2 oz of 6% bleach each evening and mixing it in well should keep the water safe for a couple of weeks.
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