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    Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    After I added the stabilizer to my pool I read about the sock method which is genius. My question is can the CYA sitting at the bottom of my pool for the last 3 days like "burn" through the liner? Should I vacuum it up or will it eventually dissolve. This is probably a dumb question but that fact that it says acid in the name makes me nervous it will eat through my intex liner.
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    Vacuum it up or it may leave faded spots on your floor.
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    It won't eat through the liner but it may leave freckles. Vacuum it up and let it dissolve in the filter. Hopefully, you won't need to clean the filter before it's done.
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    I can put it in the cartridge filter pump?
    Location: Long Island, NY
    Gallons: 5000 Gallons
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    Filter: Pentair 1 HP Optiflow Pump w/ Clean & Clear 75Sq Ft Cartridge Filter
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    Yes. Vacuum it up sooner rather than later.
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    wow I never knew you could put chemicals in there.
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    Re: Stabilizer at bottom of pool

    Ideally you shouldn't, but that is the lesser of 2 evils in this case. Cheaper to replace a cartridge (although not likely) than your liner due to faded spots.
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