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    So we’ve had a ton of rain lately. I don’t know if that matters or not. Our pump is 17 years old. Turned it on today, ran about an...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    Yes, we do get sand in that corner. Lots of tree debris near the end of summer. I also really only see the sand when I backwash. Once...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread Test results this morning.
    I just tested everything this morning to see what everything was at. With the pool still green yesterday (deep end green hue) we added...
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    We've been SLAMMing out pool for over a week now. (posted on thread SLAM Help here for further info). Have run into an issue today...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    Still struggling with some green. The shallow end is blue but the slant and bottom of the deep end still has a greenish hue. I’ve...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    Ok so, we finally had an overnight where FC stayed up. Tests this morning showed FC 15 CYA 60 PH 7.4 ALK too high to keep wasting test...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    I want to say a huge thank you to mknauss! Your suggestion of adding, checking in 15, adding worked! It's not completely clear but it...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    Thanks! So I added 4 bottles of 10% this morning at 9. After going to get more Chlorine got home to test at 1. FC was at 5.5. Added 2...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    So if I do the add CL, 15 min, test, eventually I'll defeat the ammonia? Will I need something to counteract it? I'm going to Home...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread SLAM Help....
    Had no idea about ammonia. I'm going to test now, add what I've got based on Pool Math, test again in 15 min. I'll after this addition...
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    Ok so we are starting day 3 of the slam. Day 1 results were: FC 6 CC 3 Ph 7 ALK 9 zero CYA We added with a couple of socks per Pool...
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    Ok so I finally got my kit today. Here’s what we’ve done so far: brushing daily, adding 1 gal of liquid 10% chlorine. My first test...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread Bleach & chlorine tablets.
    Lowe’s just got in a pallet of liquid chlorine. $3.33 each. Bought 10 yesterday storing it in our basement storage closet. Dark &...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread Bleach & chlorine tablets.
    Thanks Kim! I have added while I wait for the kit, liquid chlorine based on the CYA. Sweeping it daily. It's still swampy green, but...
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    Monkeymom1999 replied to the thread Bleach & chlorine tablets.
    I’m going to take your suggestion Cactusgirl. Thanks! My old test kit tells the CYA. Hopefully we can ward off the worst of the swamp.