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    I need your guidance

    I have just changed and replumb my AG 15500 gal pool the water was cloudy by the time all the parts had come in. I added all the necessary chemicals and ran the pool overnight. The next morning when I checked my gauge on the filter it had increased by 10. Water is slightly cloudy but had extreme improvement. Should I backwash the pool or let it ride? When is the appropriate time to backwash a pool?
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    Re: I need your guidance

    Backwash when the pressure goes up 20-25% over the clean pressure.


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    Re: I need your guidance

    Welcome to TFP!!

    And if the water is cloudy, you likely need to follow the ShockLevelAndMAINTAIN Process.

    Can you post a full set of test results? "necessary chemicals" is not very helpful

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    Re: I need your guidance

    Welcome to TFP! Does your list of appropriate chemicals match this?

    Here are some intro Pool School articles to read while you wait for your test kit
    TFPC for Beginners
    ABC's of Pool Water Chemistry

    Here are the Recommended Levels for your pool.
    Here are the Recommended Pool Chemicals
    Use PoolMath to figure out how much to add.
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