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    Apr 2008
    long island

    thanks for the education

    Hi all , I read pool school followed instructions ,the pool calculator is a great tool & article on borates very easy to follow ,well here's my #'s:
    8/1 (adjusted t/a & ph 2 days before)
    FC 8
    CC 0
    TC 8
    PH 7.5
    T/A 80
    CH 170
    CYA 40
    8/2 added borates (borax) 40 ppm as per calculator &shut swg to lower cl, adjusted cya.Turned on swg set at 35% on 8/6 :
    FC 4
    CC 0
    TC 4
    PH 7.6
    TA 80
    CYA 60
    From8/4 untill today ph stayed the same it's at 7.8 now ,this is the longest time i didn't have to add acid & have swg on such a low setting .Thanks everyone for all the great info everything went smoothly.
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    Apr 2008
    Midland, Ontario

    Re: thanks for the education

    Glad everything worked out for you! Have fun!!
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    May 2007
    South Carolina

    Re: thanks for the education

    Hi zeke and welcome to the forum!

    Congratulations on a job well done!
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    You're done SLAMing when:
    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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