Recent content by cteal

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    Pump quit running on high speed

    Thank you so much for your advice. I will pass it along to hubby.
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    Pump quit running on high speed

    Hello out there! I have a problem that reared its ugly head today. Today the power went off and then quickly came back on. Later I noticed the pump was not running on the pool. So I tried to turn it on and nothing. Later I got the idea to see if low speed would work and it did. So, I...
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    Need help with new pool, pretty please. Couple of bama girls need some help.

    Ok. Friends new pool. 24k gallon SVG. Iron well filled. Water also trucked in by tank that fertilizes fields. Chlorine level will not stay up. Have tried the 10 minute test and got FC level to hold to 5 but when tried to slam could only get fc level to 19 with 18 gallons of walmart pool...
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    New pool balancing woes

    Ok. Went through the every 10 minute bleach add and test and finally held at 5. So started the slam process and she said the pool is getting greener. It was fairly clear. Is that possible? Here is a pic.
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    New pool balancing woes

    Thank you. So no need to get the pH level up before starting this process?
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    New pool balancing woes

    Please help! New pool fill, vinyl liner, 24K gallons, SWG. It was filled with well water and water trucked in. Turns out the truck that brought the water in, is a truck that they fertilize fields with. So, there was some concern of ammonia, however she never tested it. My friend tried...
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    Accucheck vs tf100 test kit

    She has the tf100. So the best way to get rid of ammonia is to slam??
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    Accucheck vs tf100 test kit

    Here is what they are using to shock
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    Accucheck vs tf100 test kit

    I'm really not sure about the type of shock they are using but seems like the would have to be.
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    Accucheck vs tf100 test kit

    Hi there. My friend has a Tf 100 test kit and is showing a fc level of 4 and cc of 10. She has used a lot if shock lately. Anyway. The pool guys accucheck strips do not detect chlorine but the tf100 does. I tested my water with the accucheck strips vs tf100 and results were pretty much...
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    asking for a friend.... Chlorine level is 0

    Thanks for the feedback. So yesterday she tossed in enough shock for a 48,000 gallon pool and her pool is 24,000 gallon vinyl liner new pool. She tested the FC 4 hours later and it was a 1. Some info: They filled with well water. She added the recommended amount of salt per Pool math...
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    asking for a friend.... Chlorine level is 0

    I don't think she has tested that quickly to know if chlorine is a 0 after 15 minutes. I will get her to but what type issue could it mean? Will also tell her to do the SLAM method in its entirety
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    asking for a friend.... Chlorine level is 0

    Hi there! My friend put a pool in and is trying to get their water balanced. They had some issues with getting the pool filled with water quickly and their water turned green. I gave her the instructions for the SLAM procedure. She put in 16 gallons of 10% bleach and was still getting a...
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    TA 40....

    Thank you. I'm only on my 2nd year with a pool. So, I have no clue what a too high ph is. Lol.