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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Do I need to address the TA? Water is as blue as its ever been but still cloudy. Or should I go to the filter deep clean instead?
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Todays results... FC 13, pH 7.2, CYA 45, TA 200. At least twice a day.
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Ok yea I did the sand change about 1.5 years ago so I'm familiar with the inside working. Definitely seems easy enough. Thanks you guys are great!
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    IceShadow what process is involved in a sand filter deep clean? Is that available in the pool school?
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Great! Im adding the stabilizer so hopefully the chlorine demand will lessen and maintain easier. Thanks!
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    So I am still in the SLAM process its going a bit slow. I have yet to fully reach 16 for my FC. I think 11 was my closest this morning with it dropping to 5.5 tonight. I did a brush/backwash and I just added 2 gallons of 10% chlorine. Prior to adding chlorine I went ahead and retested some of...
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Hello, So I received my kit (TT K-2006) and finally did testing. FC 1.8, CC 1.0, pH 7.3, TA 170, CYA 32. The pool is cloudy and very light blue/green. Do I need to SLAM? Am I also neeeding to lower the pH with acid to bring TA down? I guess I need help in what order do I address the issues...
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    Newbie needs green pool help

    Hello, Im looking to break the constant cycle of having a green pool in the summer. I ordered my test kit as suggested but it wont arrive until Wed. In the meantime I had my water tested: FC .16 TC .53 pH 7.7 TA 132 CH 411 CYA 46 I put the figures into the Pool Math app but im not sure what...