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    Taylor or tf100 test kit availability in Australia?

    You guys are not alone. Me being in Indonesia has trouble importing Taylor FAS-DPD too and all the other goodies. I once asked http://www.hach.com/ local Indonesia rep and they said no stock as those kits have shelf life. They only have DPD and not FAS-DPD as I recalled. Also the will charge...
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    High Chlorine Consumption from blossoms?

    RO system usually has activated carbon filter upstream of the RO membrane. Activated carbon does capture Chlorine. RO membrane does not tolerate cholrine well, depending on type of RO membrane If pool treatment, the RO membrane is very likely brackish water type. My friends pool when in windy...
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    Hydraulics 101 - Have you lost your head?

    Hi Mark, If 7 divers hang out for 4 hours, clarity drop a bit, usual. No one is complaining, its just me being so used to see maximum achieveable clarity and I want to keep it that way always, and fast. That is why the trolley pump ( 2nd pump ) with 20 micron cartridge and 1 micron slime bag...
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    Hydraulics 101 - Have you lost your head?

    Now the 2 HP is 12 hours per turnover, too slow to maintain best water clarity when divers use the pool. Hence I have back up 1.5 HP pump on trolley and use it with the 2 HP to get near 4 hrs turnover after each pool used by swimmers or divers. Sanitation distribution concern and being addicted...
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    Hydraulics 101 - Have you lost your head?

    Hi Jason, OK, I will check with my amps meter and see what I am consuming now against nameplate. I am only after faster turnover, this pump is 24/7 and only stop when bearing or impeller start needing overhaul. I am now getting so much performance loss by having less turnover per day since the...
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    Hydraulics 101 - Have you lost your head?

    Hi All, Long time no write. I just want to add some info to this excellent thread. Those from countries with 50Hz ( mainly Asian and Europe ) electric supply please request proper pump curve based on 50HZ. Most US brands like Hayward and Pentair will show 60HZ pump model and they run faster...
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    All I can say is thank you to TFP and its core members

    Mark, It takes personal passion and log book worth some years of data to keep a pool very clean under commercial application or even personal use, if one wants to really benefit this forum BBB method. These pools are in Jakarta, yes. Even 5 star hotels in Bali or Jakarta, most of their pool is...
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    A unique water source indeed

    . . Today afternoon............ or 7 hours ago. [attachment=0:1m5k7x6h]b13 - Daytime.JPG[/attachment:1m5k7x6h] My 2nd pump on trolley was sent fo repair. It was 3/4 submerged and the bearing was making noises. 12 PPM FC maintained. Let see in 48 hours will the water be sparkling blue ? I...
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    A unique water source indeed

    [attachment=2:ewp4ns6e]b10 - 17 x 8KL trucks.JPG[/attachment:ewp4ns6e] Keep dosing chlorine to make it 10 PPM with new water. STILL can not get any "algae factory" ...............Dang this water is really clean !!!! . NEXT DAY, daylight [attachment=1:ewp4ns6e]b11 - zoom...
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    A unique water source indeed

    [attachment=2:2ge6rwqm]a8a - 12 x 8KL trucks.JPG[/attachment:2ge6rwqm] . . [attachment=1:2ge6rwqm]a8b - 12 x 8KL trucks.JPG[/attachment:2ge6rwqm] Very strange, I keep adding chlorine to make 10 PPM FC but I can not get water to burnt off its algae and whatever baddies. This is totally...
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    A unique water source indeed

    Must do it 11PM upwards to get fast re-supply of water from the moutains [attachment=2:1tdvgqqv]a5.JPG[/attachment:1tdvgqqv] . . Measured TDS, 63.8 PPM. The seller did not lie to me :cheers: 25.9 Celcius water, that is not a lie, this is from the mountains or else it will be 28C at best...
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    A unique water source indeed

    [attachment=2:jv9nhjku]a2.JPG[/attachment:jv9nhjku] . . [attachment=1:jv9nhjku]a3.JPG[/attachment:jv9nhjku] . D-Day comes the water :party: Total 6 trucks of 8KL ( 8,000 liters ) [attachment=0:jv9nhjku]a4.JPG[/attachment:jv9nhjku] Will continue................ .
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    A unique water source indeed

    Hi Gang, Carry over from previous post : now-how-fresh-is-fresh-water-t53049.html So the story goes that 17-22 nd Jan 2013 was flooding in my city. I did not re-do the pool till few days back, as I was waiting for rainy season to be over. No point getting my pool flooded twice within 30 days...
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    Now, how fresh is fresh water ?

    Hi Gang, After waiting for months and months, the Water Lab did not want ( ignored is a better word ) to do the test as per Chem Geek spec. So I got sick of waiting and unfortunate natural disaster of flooding took place 17 - 22 Jan 2013 in Jakarta-Indonesia. My pool got flooded. I will...
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    Now, how fresh is fresh water ?

    Hi Chem, Just to make sure you know I value highly your input, and will act as swiftly as I can, today ( 12 hours ago my time ) my friend's pool water was sent to the Lab again. I requested to test for : - Potassium - Lithium - calcium as calcium, and not CaCo3 Also asking them ( by...