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Thread: Raising cya level from 60 to 70

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    Raising cya level from 60 to 70

    Hello happy I found this site the recommended lever of cya in my salt water pool according to this site is 70-80 ppm I wanna raise it from 60-70 since I'm new at much liquid stabilizer should I use and where do u pour it? Thx for the help I have a 30000 gallon inground if that helps

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    East of Royals country western MO

    Re: Raising cya level from 60 to 70

    Hello Alibar83 and welcome to TFP,
    If I may Before adding anything to your pool, might I ask what your are testing your water with.
    Also I would suggest looking around the site here. Pool Math is a calculator that can tell you exactly how much to add AND what it will do to the other chemicals in your pool.

    If you have a GOOD test kit, please post some numbers and a number of people will be along to help

    As far as adding stabilizer, the recomended method is to use granules in a sock and hang in front of your return or set in the skimmer.

    Hope this helps you get started and others will be along with greater and better detail
    Si -central Mo. 32' x 16' -- 3'4" to 6' deep Vinyl liner - 16,500 Gals : Triton II filter -Duraglass 2 hp pump - 1 speed : SI-30 salt generator
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    Re: Raising cya level from 60 to 70

    Welcome to TFP! As lefty mentioned, we would feel better giving advice if we knew what test kit you are using. You'll understand why we ask soon. Also, in the future, just get the granule stabilizer (i.e. from Wal-Mart). Much cheaper than the liquid.

    Lastly, please add your pool info to your signature by going to the top of the TFP web page (just under the Pool School button) and select "SETTINGS". On the next page look to the left for a menu bar that says, “MY SETTINGS” and go to "EDIT SIGNATURE" to enter your pool and equipment info there. It will help us later.

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    Re: Raising cya level from 60 to 70

    Welcome to TFP!

    Poolmath is your friend,
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    also, more on Pool School - Recommended Pool Chemicals and how to add them here.
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