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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Thank you sir. One question, my PH is 7.5, I thought it needed to be 7.2-7.5 prior to slam? Just wondering, why does the PH need to be lowered? Will that adversely affect the SLAM?
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    4 days ago. I did the chlorine loss test; it dropped 1 point So I stopped the SLAM as recommended. I scrubbed the walls, ladder and vacuumed.
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Ok guys, pool has been awesome and clear until about a week ago when we got a ton of rain. I had to drain the pool several times. I unfortunately was not able to dose chlorine and got an algae bloom. I shocked as the app told me to, did the OCLT and got the algae gone. Unfortunately it is...
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    When do you suggest I test for pH again? Also, is it safe to swim in? thanks!
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Ok. So here are my results as of now, the first full day of adding chemicals and testing: FC 2.5 CC 0.5 PH 6.8 TA 70 CYA 42
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    So I added the baking soda, but PH still at 6.8, maybe 6.9 or 7.0. My TA is now at 70. borax?
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Ok, thanks Mcnauss. 2 FC was what I was told to add to begin with while the CYA gets distributed.
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    oops, sorry I entered TA on the PH tab. I've loaded the 30 onto the TA tab, and with a target of 60 I need 6 lbs 3 oz of baking soda. which one do I add first? borax or baking soda?
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Ok guys, took approximately 22 hours to fill. Two hoses going overnight. Pool's been circulating. I added 3 lbs of CYA using the sock method, hanging over the pool in front of the jet. CYA is dissolving, and I've squeezed it several times to disperse. almost completelyl dissolved, pump's...
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    If it were an actual book I would’ve done wore the pages out sir!
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Waiting on water to fill!
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Yessir, I'm planning on it. Thanks!
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    Newbie With Questions On Initial Startup

    Nosir I am not, we're on city water. Not that far into Bubba Gump land. I literally live on the border of Bayou LaBatre, where Forest Gump was based.