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    wbowlin1's Avatar
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    Apr 2015
    Jackson Tn

    In battle with algae

    I have been SLAMING my pool to battle the algae. Good news pool is clearing. I can see the bottom clearly today. Although it still is slightly cloudy. Here are my numbers.
    FC 20
    TC 10
    TA 0
    PH 7.2
    TH 100
    Cya 30-50

    Ps. I am waiting on my drop testing kit. For now I just have the strips.
    Bare with me.
    2017 bahama spa - serenity cove 82x82x39 stainless steel jets, 325 gallons,plasma ozone purification system,4kW heater, 2 pumps 6bhp each, acrylic surface TFtestKits TF-100

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    Apr 2015
    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: In battle with algae

    I am glad to here your pool is clearing. I highly recommend you get a recommended test kit. Did you order one already? It is something you really need to complete a SLAM.
    Intex AG vinyl 15' x 48" 4,300 gallons due to skimmer install, Krystal Clear SF pump combo 2800 GPH, Krystal Clear SWG, Pool Blaster Max vacuum, Hayward thru the wall skimmer, TF 100 test kit with speed stir, K 1766 Taylor salt test, My SLAM Process

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    Patrick_B's Avatar
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    Midland TX

    Re: In battle with algae

    Ok, hope you get the kit soon. We can help when you do. It's not that I wouldn't raise my FC also, but I wouldn't be doing right by you if I didn't warn to be careful with your Vinyl liner. Approaching 50 PPM FC is where we get spooky about fading one.
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