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    Okay to use HASA liquid chlorine in spa?

    The CYA doesn't even register. Can i add stabilizer via the sock method like one does for the pool?
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    Okay to use HASA liquid chlorine in spa?

    Thanks for your great info! Chlorine is good. Here are the rest of the numbers: TA: 170 PH: 7.4 CH: 270 Hardness seems high, Arizona hard water? Any advice?
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    Okay to use HASA liquid chlorine in spa?

    Hello! I’ve been using HASA in our 23000 gallon pool and was wondering if it can also work in a spa. Thanks!
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    Lost Tooth While Swimming

    Yes, there is a central drain, the grid of which looks bigger than any tooth. If it did get sucked into the sand filter, what then are my options? Should i run the pump and vacuum? If so, where should i be looking?
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    Lost Tooth While Swimming

    Hello, everyone! Strange question. My father was swimming in my pool and lost a fake tooth. I turned off the pump about two minutes after he lost it. I've looked in the 60-degree water, searching the floor with mask, freezing to death, and found nothing. Any idea of where it might be at this...
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    How long should I run vacuum?

    Hello. It came with the vac. It's part of the hose, goes into skimmer
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    How long should I run vacuum?

    Quick Update with Questions: turns out the top of the Regulator Valve, which attaches to skimmer, was unscrewed all the way out, making the bypass of water very high and slowing the vac almost completely. I tightened this down, which has the effect of slowing the bypass of water but now the vac...
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    How long should I run vacuum?

    Thank you, @Dirk. for your very well-written and thoughtful response; i'll get started today. @mknauss which robot is recommended for a pool of my size, in case i should stumble upon a sizable sum of somolians soon?
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    How long should I run vacuum?

    Hello, everyone. I have a question about how much my vacuum should be going/moving around the bottom every day. Currently, I have it hooked to the pump, which runs 6 am - midnight every day. (Please see attached picture.) However, it stops moving soon after the priming is finished. I can see...
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    New to testing, new to Taylor K-2006

    Hello. Water looks beyond superb. Thanks! This morning's numbers are: FC: 5 PH: 8 TA: 180 CH: 250 CYA: 60 Should i be happy with these numbers or alarmed?
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    New to testing, new to Taylor K-2006

    Update: the water's clear as a bell. Last night read 16ppm and this morning was 15.5ppm. PH is 8.0. CC 0. Now i naturally let the FC drop to ideal?
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    New to testing, new to Taylor K-2006

    Deep cleaning the filter was mentioned. The pool has been in the hands of a weekly service until the last month when i took over. I don't know if the sand filter has ever been cleaned.
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    New to testing, new to Taylor K-2006

    Got it, thanks. Now that pump running 24/7 - should that be on the highest speed (4) or the lowest (1) or somewhere in between?