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    Newbie

    New to the site and new to having a pool. Bought a TF 100 kit as recommended. Calcium was 125. PH 7.8. TA 60
    it has been a few weeks since the pool was set up by the installers. Just now testing to see what/if anything I need to do. Water is clear. No known problems but want to stay proactive.
    Looking at my numbers above. How am I?
    Tallman fiberglass pool 18x43x8. SWG. Waterway pump. Sand filter. 24,500 gallons.

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    Re: Newbie

    Welcome to TFP!

    What about the other half of the test results?
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    Re: Newbie

    Welcome to TFP! Please post a full suite of tests so we can give you the best advice.
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    Re: Newbie

    Those were the only tests the installer mentioned as necessary to watch. What other tests are needed?
    Tallman fiberglass pool 18x43x8. SWG. Waterway pump. Sand filter. 24,500 gallons.

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    Re: Newbie

    Good morning Fiberglass. At the very least, we would like to see: FC, CC, TA, PH, and CYA. You can also post CH as well. The TF-100 was a great choice! I have it as well for my pool. If you have any questions about it, just let us know. Welcome!
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    Re: Newbie

    Funny. The ones you did NOT test are the ones we would deem the most important for getting your pool clear.
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    Re: Newbie

    Here you go, have a look at this,
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