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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    thanks, i assumed high chlorine was the culprite of skin issues. Dang the internet for having 1000 differing bits of info on any given topic...
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    Fair enough. Thanks. I will keep testing and see how this kits fares. The cya has completely dissolved now and the sun is baking the pool. 81 degrees so far. I guess the real benefit of small pool size is quick warming! Ideally the fc will go down shortly... Or cya up. We did just swim in...
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    Your saying the lamotte kit is not great? I read it was either that or the taylor for top spot. Came down to what's available
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    thank you, surely the CYA cant be zero. the lamotte only tests to 20ppm minimum. tomorrow is a new day of testing. the water is clean and clear. all values aside from FC and CYA are within range. Dang my mind for having to ensure perfection in these scenarios.
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    my manual for the swg suggests 30-60 CYA. seems awfully low compared to the chart.
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    thank you, i have read them several times. not too informative though. is the relationship cellular in that the more CYA, the more FC is safe? kind of like the cya grabs on to the free chlorine or something? the other problem for me, was the CYA measurement with the Lamotte kit. instructions...
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    new new new. just lurking here has helped immensely so far

    New from Toronto. In a 30+ deg heat wave this week. It's doing a great job at keeping the micro pool warm. Still havent swam yet though :( See my thread here with a question about high ish chlorine :) chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide Enjoy the season everyone!
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    chlorine level question..lamotte <3ppm octo slide

    Hey everyone, total newb here. I recently purchased the lamotte pm51 kit. My issue is that my new fill/swg/sand filter combo is showing high chlorine. Decided to buy an intex 650gallon easy set, swcg and 10" sand filter setup to practice on before deciding if I can manage a larger semi in...