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    Just Opened pool Chemicals

    I opened pool and balanced attempted to balanced Chlorine with Bleach method and now have



    FC 7
    CYA 50
    TA 90
    PH 7.5


    Should I leave this alone now????
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    Re: Just Opened pool Chemicals

    Yup .. until tomorrow when you need to test the FC again and add more bleach. Never let the FC drop below 4ppm.
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    Re: Just Opened pool Chemicals

    FC needs to be maintained so that it never drops below the minimum level for your CYA level based on this Chlorine CYA Chart
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    Re: Just Opened pool Chemicals

    What does your water look like?
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    Re: Just Opened pool Chemicals

    awesome I did my first season pool opening! water is crystal clear. we had a few leaves in bottom when I opened it but that was it. This is only my 2nd year with the pool and last year we struggled with algae learning because even with the expensive kit I wasn't testing the FC. I was using that other little kit that came with it. so I wanted to make sure I was right with the chemicals. Thank you so much.
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    Re: Just Opened pool Chemicals

    Congrats on the successful opening!
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