CYA 30? (black dot goes away when tube is filled to top)
I just added 100oz of borax to bring Ph up to 7.6
I started researching this site at the end of pool season last year after having a hard time with my pool for 3 years prior. I ended up throwing my hands in the air and ignoring my pool all fall and winter. We had two ice storms here this winter, which we normally don't have at all, and we had huge branches and smaller branches from our pine tress in the pool. Took me 2 weeks, 3 hours a day just to clear out debris from pool.
I tried SLAMing my pool 2-3 weeks ago without a test kit. It made it not a swamp anymore but is still extremely cloudy. I stopped with chlorine/bleach until I got my test kit, which I received today. Above are my results.
What I want to know is what should I work on first. My calcium hardness? Should I SLAM the pool again before adding stabilizer? Just need a little direction before I try again.
I'm including pictures of pre-SLAM and after(which is from tonight)