Recent content by Desibabu345

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    New member in Houston, TX

    So i feel like i am learning but able to balance the chemicals at this time, which is leading me to the next pending item on the home inspection report - the jets currently are all aimed straight in with no angle to the water so i want to install nozzles / eyeballs, but as usual with an old...
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    Intro hello in Texas

    Ok so tested again and about 6.6 so far so good. I will continue as you have mentioned above.
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    Intro hello in Texas

    Excellent news! Looks like FC is past 8 atm. Alkalinity is also up. I might have the gallon size estimated too high as i've overshot both the targets i had set in the poolmath app to calculate quantities haha.
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    Thank you for this! I do have the ability to drop by multiple times a day (especially if im just pouring LC). I appreciate this advice and will check in after a couple of more tests getting FC up to the 6+ range. In fact - im gonna go there now.
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    As you mentioned, i went back today and after the days of heavy rain that we had through here, my FC has dropped to basically 1ppm. I dropped in what my log mentions (chlorine and baking soda to raise FC and TA) for the moment but did not perform a SLAM / shock. According to the guide i was...
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    Thanks for your advice! I indeed have the poolmath app and added its recommendation of CL. I got lucky as I didn't see your comment yet but i did exactly that for CH - it asked for almost 30lbs for CH but i added about 12.5 for now to see how it responds. I found the link to my pool, i have...
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    Ok so using online calculators and some geometry i get 19-20k US gallons. Taking that and using the Pool Math app it looks like due to my CYA my FC is too low by quite a bit (app suggests 4-8 ppm and i am at 2). Additionally calcium hardness looks low as well so will add for that as per the...
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    New member in Houston, TX

    Thank you for this!!! I really appreciate it.
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    Intro hello in Texas

    I apologize i will add that - it was pucks based on past management but i plan to move to liquid chlorine as that seems recommended for control. Got it - i will give myself the option and some valves to decide if i want softened or not into the pool as i have that option at this point. It...
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    Intro hello in Texas

    I see that my original post in "Water Chemistry" was copied here because it was an intro post. I will post my results here as i have probably more questions and eventually migrate over. I ran testing today mostly following the book instructions and this guide with the following results: 1)...
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    New member in Houston, TX

    I see this post was moved to the "Skimmer" section and am placing my responses there at this link: Intro hello in Texas given their introductory nature.
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    Thank you for this! I will go by in a day or two and provide the chemical data as you mentioned. Thank you for the pump information! I'll get a picture or two also as that might help.