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    Fc loss

    Haven't lost any FC overnight lately. I have a puck going
    to get cya up Anyways. Took cover off today for a swim session
    kids been in as out of pool for 3 hours. Cover been off for 5 hours.
    FC went from just over 4 to 2. Is that expected ?

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    I know contaminants and sun will destroy FC and sun fast with no CYA
    Just wondering if I'm in the normal range. Thanks.
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    Re: Fc loss

    Seems normal. Somewhere there is an estimated FC loss per person hour.

    What is your CYA?
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    Re: Fc loss

    I haven't even tested it yet. Because it's probably under 5. Pool has been up for only 10 days. So I have very little CYA from the puck. I use bleach for my main chlorine
    16x48 intex ultraframe. 5300 +or-
    cheapo intex filter for now.
    Taylor k2006.
    Working on the partial wrap around deck
    NEED to add a skimmer!

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    Re: Fc loss

    You should really get the CYA up to around 30ppm so the chlorine is not so harsh.
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    Re: Fc loss

    Ok. Ill see if I can find some CYA I suppose walmart doesn't sell it do they ?
    16x48 intex ultraframe. 5300 +or-
    cheapo intex filter for now.
    Taylor k2006.
    Working on the partial wrap around deck
    NEED to add a skimmer!

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    Re: Fc loss

    That is where I buy my CYA
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