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    First time using this method opening pool

    I have the dry acid, so I'm using the sock method. How long should that take to raise to 30ppm? and should I continue to measure CYA and then when its at 30ppm SLAM or start the SLAM process this evening? Here is a photo from this morning.
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    First time using this method opening pool

    Thanks. I have been scouring the website for some time, it was time to jump in. Yes there was CYA (30), but then again I did end up vacuuming to waste at the end to get rid of algae before I closed it. It called for 16lbs of baking soda...I had 12 lbs on hand. ph: 7.2 (I'm still getting used...
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    First time using this method opening pool

    In the middle of last season I bought a TF-100 kit and started using it. So I'm still new to all of this. We just opened the pool yesterday. Uncovered tarp (Put on in March to help with pollen) and mesh pool cover. Water was clear (you can see the bottom), but light debris on bottom. We...