Recent content by dford8583

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    Best mesh diy pool fence

    I want to put up a mesh pool fence around my pool. We have 3 little ones and want an extra layer of protection. There are many brands of mesh pool fence out there. I am wondering if any one of these brands is considered the best. I am looking for, strongest, most durable, and longest lasting...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Don’t know that. I haven’t had to fill except when I exchanged water. I will test my water to find out. I do not have an auto fill.
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Thanks for these articles. They seem to be written specifically for me lol. Looks like my pool seems to want to be at 7.6-7.7. I will keep that in mind and aim for those.
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I will do that this weekend. I think, when I opened it I didn’t have a cap so I left it. I will follow these instructions. Thank you for that link
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I guess I have been concerned with how the ph will affect swimmers. I was shooting for the 7.4 which I read is the natural ph of our eyes. But if up to 8 is acceptable, I can definitely see saving some cash and time spent on MA
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Thanks Ping. With the dramatic swing in one day from 3.6 to 1.8, I am really tempted to use some trichlor tabs to help maintain the fc level. Will try to resist though. If using tabs during the season, how high can I expect my CYA to raise over the course of a season? I also bought a set up...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Ah I understand. It is the trichlor tab one. There is a cartridge that was in there. I figured it might be spent. Should I remove it? I wasn’t planning on adding a new one. I do have some orings from online to replace the existing which are in bad shape. I will remove the cartridge. Does it...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Hmm ok. I feel like the PH balancing is where I am having the most trouble. I haven’t gotten a good fee for it yet. I was aiming to hit 7.4 but have been adding a lot of MA over the recent weeks. My TA is going down to the acceptable range in pool math but my PH has been hard to move the dial...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I thought it had to do with Salt system. My pool is not an swg. I bump my fc to the high end of the recommended range in the pool math app to accommodate for daily losses. Is dosing to 6 appropriate?
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I really should start to do that. I have been testing a lot and have gone through almost have my bottle lol
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    It always for some reason wants to creep up. Not sure why. Every time I test it seems to have gone up. Just figured I would go down to the low end of the scale to accommodate for the creep up
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I am having difficulties getting down to the desired PH. Per pool math app, i am trying to get down to 7.2. It started above 7.8 and my TA started at 120. It doesn’t seem to be as affected by the MA application as I expected. Overall my PH seems to be coming down though. Is there an idea way...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    New to pool ownership. I have a chlorine pool. I have been testing every other day and applying chems religiously. Liquid chlorine and muratic. I exchanged pool water a few weeks ago to drop my ca level. I got it down to about 35. I treated pool and got my chlorine up to 6 after the exchange...
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    I have noticed that there are lots of particles and there is what looks like a sheen when I look at the pool with the pool light on. Looks great during the day but at night it kinda grosses me out. Is this something the filter should be taking care of? I understand the sand filter isn’t the...