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    New Guy with pool problems

    Okay, that's what I had figured. Yeah, we have been dry for weeks now, and nothing I see on the horizon. Yes, my local place didn't have any available so I decided to buy a smaller one and just be patient. We are stuck here so I've got nothing to do but watch! Just to get ahead, once I've...
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    New Guy with pool problems

    Right now based in calculations I'm going to drain about half, refill, and should land in a better situation. I really wish rainy season was here already. Also my main drain is open, I closed off the skimmer intake, but it seems to still be pulling air in from there. Do I need to worry...
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    New Guy with pool problems

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    New Guy with pool problems

    Two follow up questions: 1. I'm draining my pool today using my waste line, however I don't have a separate return line to shut off. I have a ball valve to just open that line. Is there an issue with draining while the returns are open? 2. Should I be doing any shocking, or anything like...
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    New Guy with pool problems

    Perfect, thanks! And yes, on my Dad's advice I was using picks. Definitely not anymore!
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    New Guy with pool problems

    Hello, I've had my pool about a year now here in Central Florida. The pool is located under a large oak tree in the back yard and doesn't get much sun. I'm continually fighting it turning green and turned to the forums. I got a K2006 and here are my readings: FC: 15.6 CC: .6 PH: 7.4 TA...