3rd time we've opened this thing. Opened on Sunday morning, in hopes to get things warm enough for next weekend's BBQ.
This year's excitement (we have an "event" every year it seems *heh*) was the Great Organic Spill of 2014...one of the kids accidentally let an edge of the pool cover slip, dumping all the leaves and muck into the pool.
No worries though! Got 'er refilled enough to get the filter started, a good dose of bleach to give anything thinking of taking up residence other ideas, and then some vacuuming and brushing. Total cost this year : About $30 for new filter sand and a few gallons of bleach.
This morning's numbers?
FC : 6.5
CC : 0
TA : 100
CH : 130
Ph : 7
CYA : 20
Got some pucks in the skimmer to add a bit of CYA, and have turned the jet up to aerate and bring the pH up a tad....figure everything will be pretty solid by Thurs-Fri or so.
I know I haven't been around a lot, but I haven't forgotten what I learned here...you guys are AWESOME.