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    My TA has crept up as well. It has increased by at least 10 ppm since I started using CO2
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    So my pool builder last year seemed to have no clue how to get the pool up and running so I just did it myself. This was after the pump...
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    It can cause vomiting, but that isn't typical. It usually causes predominantly diarrhea that lasts for 1 to 2 weeks in healthy people...
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    Cryptosporidiosis doesn't typically cause vomiting. It was more likely a virus (norovirus or rotavirus). These viruses are inactivated...
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    I used a cordless vac (pool blaster) last year and upgraded to a robot thuis year. I'm so glad I did. I didn't like having to get in the...
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    I haven't had any issues with it yet. I'm running it on saver mode at 1 CFPH and it's keeping my pH steady between 7.5 and 7.6. I'm...
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    Prickly reacted to JoyfulNoise's post in the thread Antifreeze and pool chemistry with Like Like.
    So you’re going to need to SLAM your pool and see what CC levels you get. Pool/RV antifreeze is NOT benign in its reactions with...
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    Prickly reacted to mgtfp's post in the thread Turnover Myth with Like Like.
    I managed to run some tests today. First measured pH and FC in the pool, and then in the return water. SWG was on 100%, pump speed in...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    Operators are required to test manually alongside ORP here as well. If measuring ORP alone you could end up with some pretty wacky FC...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    The contradiction in those two graphs does make an interesting point. It seems correct to say that ORP sensors become useless at high...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    My panel allows for 1% increments above 5. I'm definitely not going through anywhere close to 1 ppm a day. I can leave the generator off...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    I just have a solar cover as well but I find it reduces the chlorine loss a lot when it's on. My pool is pretty small (just 8400...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    No, not a typo. Is your pool covered? Mine is covered when not in use. I have low sun exposure with pine trees and my yard backing onto...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    To say that sanitation is sufficient if algae is not present is a bit of an oversimplification. I don't know what the CT value is for...
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    Prickly replied to the thread Turnover Myth.
    That video is horrifying!