Recent content by jaulbert

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    High Phosphates - Nothing seems to work

    it's not the basic blue kit. It's old, like 10 years old maybe even 15. I'll post up test this AM and we can go from there. As I said in one of my earlier posts, I'm open to suggestions and knowledge, including TFP. Ordinarily I would not be concerned about algae, but did have a flair up...
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    High Phosphates - Nothing seems to work

    Taylor 2000?? IT's the blue box with all the red/yellow, green and blue caps. Because it is a new to me pool, I am testing 2-3x a week. I also use some AquaCheck strips to confirm salt readings and every couple of weeks will go to a local pool store to have them cross reference. This is...
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    High Phosphates - Nothing seems to work

    I had a pretty mild flair up of brown algae even with FC/TC in the 3-4ppm range. Brushing the walls and vacuum would get rid of for a few days and then it would reappear. Shock had little to no effect. Simple algae treatment did work. As we approach the winter months in Texas it is less of...
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    High Phosphates - Nothing seems to work

    Background - new house/pool so trying to get a handle on chemistry. been here 3 months. Current testing 35,000 pool FC - 4.9 TC - 4.9 PH - 7.9 TA 84 CH - 216 CA - 34 (it just rained like heck for 3 days so its a little low) Phosphates 2100 Was as high as 2900ppb I have tried two different...