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Thread: Bees and pool chemistry

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    Bees and pool chemistry

    I noticed something interesting. Our neighbor behind us has a bee hive in the wall of their house

    We have a saltwater pool and the bees were inundating our newly filled pool to a point that you wouldn't want to get in. The salt didn't bother them. I waited a couple of days to go get some CYA, but I did notice that once the cya was added, the bees quit coming to it.

    Just an interesting tidbit.
    Intex 18ft dia. Ultraframe, 6500 gal. above ground Intex pool with Hayward C550 cartridge type filter and Intex Krystal Clear Ozone and saltwater system model ZS8110, Taylor K-2006 test Kit, Pool filter supplemented with Duda Diesel 1 micron filter bag
    Located in Cypress, Tx.

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    Oct 2013
    Longview, Texas

    Re: Bees and pool chemistry

    interesting indeed.
    Divin Dave,
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    Re: Bees and pool chemistry

    That is interesting. We had a beehive in a rock retaining wall near the pool last summer and the bees did not bother us much at all.
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