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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Thanks, I just ordered one. Of course after reading other TFP posts about varying results using the standard solution, I am not sure...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Yes, it is the top left (standard hopper) design.
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Where did you buy the reference CYA solution? I have looked all over Amazon, and the Taylor site, and cannot find anything except pH...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    My water temp is pretty cold right now, it is about 55 degrees. The issue with calculating size, is that the sides for about 75% of the...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    So you got me thinking about pool size, so I went out and measured everything, and plan to use my geometry skills to calculate each...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    I read your post, and I am confused. If I run the test again, and shoot for the dot not completely dissappearing like in your picture...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Not sure what you mean by removing the CYA, it was completely gone from the socks within a few hours of when I put it in last night.
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    I used the sock in front of return jets method, which was way faster for me than the sock in skimmer method. Yes, I meant Soda Ash, not...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    So if it takes 2-3 days and it is not totally disolved, will that mean my test results would go up or down after fully disolved? Re...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    So I added my MA and CYA about 24 hours ago, and just took a reading and CYA went from zero to 50. I was shooting for 30, and added...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Thanks for the quick response. I just filled and packed a large tube sock, and probably only got about 1-1.5 lbs in it. At this rate...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Do I really have to add CYA using a sock? I have almost 7lbs to add, which is going to fill a bunch of socks. I do not have an nylons...
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    cholmes28 replied to the thread SLAM if CYA is zero?.
    Ok, so based on the article, I should lower pH and raise CYA first, then start the SLAM. Is there any order to the pH and CYA...
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    For past few years, every time I let my water go green over winter, all I really need to do is SLAM, and alll other numbers remain in...