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    Raypak propane heater has wide temperature swing

    Hi all. I have a Raypak propane heater on my attached spa. I don't know the exact age of the heater as we bought the house this summer. I suspect it is 4+ years old, but only guessing. This issue I have is when I heat up the spa, it comes up to temperature nicely, but once it reaches the desired...
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    New Jersey Pool Heater - Has natural gas line but runs heater with propane. Why?

    Hello. I am buying a home in South New Jersey that has an inground pool with built-in spa. The house has a natural gas line run to it for heating and other appliances, but it ALSO has two large above ground propane tanks that run the pool/spa heater. I’m trying to understand the logic in having...
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    Best way to clean calcium from glass tiles on waterfall?

    Does anyone have a recommendation on how to get calcium buildup off of glass tiles that run along a spa with waterfall flow over into the pool? The tiles are smooth and glossy, so I am concerned about using a pumice stone or anything too abrasive. I don’t want to end up with a bunch of fine...
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    iAquaLink still down for anyone?

    My iAqualink automation has been showing offline for the last couple days. I saw a maintenance notice today that said it would be back up by noon or so eastern but it’s 6pm and still down. Nothing has changed with my WiFi or set up otherwise. Just wondering if anyone else still having trouble as...
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    Three position valve actuator?

    Is there such thing as a valve actuator that can be set for three different positions with iAquaLink automation? I have a pool with a spa and waterfall into the pool. I want to be able to have three settings. One for isolated spa only. One for partial spa and pool split for the waterfall to...
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    iAqualink randomly turning on heater after losing wi-fi connection.

    I have a very strange and intermittent issue with my iAqualink. We added a Raypak heatpump this fall and, on several occasions, I've come home or pulled up the app and seen the pool temperature up higher than I set it and the heater running, despite showing it being off in the iAqualink app, on...
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    Is it worth re-configuring equipment pad to reduce the number of 90 degree angles?

    Hi folks. I recently added a heater to my pool. When I was having the pool built, I was explicit that I would be adding a heater very shortly thereafter and for them to configure the equipment accordingly. Well, it does not seem they did a very good job of planning this. Long story short, as...
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    Jet pressure after adding heat pump.

    I had a new 133K Raypak heat pump installed last week. When I first started using it I begin getting a high-pressure error when the spa would get hot and the unit would shut itself down. It was also doing a few other odd things so I had a service tech come out to look at it. As it turned out...
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    Spa pulling air into jets through blower. Normal?

    Hi all. I have a pool with connected spa. When I put the pump on full speed (3450 rpm) and have it in spa mode, it puts a lot of bubbles out through the jets and I can see that it it getting the air from the blower. There is a valve that is held by a spring but its look like the spring must not...
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    New Raypak 133k BTU Heat Pump through HP6 error.

    Hi all. Today was our first time using our heat pump. It's a Raypak R8350TI-E. I had it in for several hours heating just the pool and it performed great. Then I switched it to the spa and heated it up to about 103°. Around the time it reached the top temperature, it started to shut down...
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    Temp sensor wire too short. IAquaLink. Options?

    I have a Zodiak iAquaLink automation system on my new pool/spa. I have not yet installed the temp sensors but noticed that the wire will be too short to get it to a spot where it can read water coming back from the pool or spa. Is there a way to splice this wire or do I need to order a whole new...
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    Electric heat pump for pool/spa in South Florida. What to expect?

    I am adding an electric heat pump (115-130k BTU) to my 15k gallon gunnite pool spa combo in south Florida. The 500 gallon spa has an overflow into the pool but can be isolated. I do not have access to gas and do not want to bury a tank. My current plan is to heat the pool on weekends during...
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    How to make spa to pool waterfall flow better

    I have a raised spa with a waterfall down into the pool. The waterfall spillover is a 1" thick 12" x 24" travertine piece that extends maybe 3/4 of an inch out beyond the tile in front of the waterfall. However, unless I really have the pump up high or am diverting most of the return into the...
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    Jandy Watercolors LED lights don't match Jandy Nichless LED lights

    Hi all. I recently completed my pool and am loving it, though still not really able to do much but look at it and scrub it until the diamond brite has cured. One thing I'm not so pleased with is an aspect of the lighting. I did two large Jandy Watercolors 12v LED lights in the main part of the...
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    How to set VSP pump speed schedule in iAqualink?

    Hi all. New pool owner trying to find my way through the automation system. I can't seem to find where I can set the speed schedule in my iAqualink automation. I have a Jandy variable speed pump and would D like to run the pump faster at some times of day than others in a schedule automatically...
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    Jandy TruClear Salt generator. But no salinity sensor?

    Hi all, I just had a Jandy TruClear salt generator installed in my new pool. It is a new product with a good, easy to service design as well as good price point. However, I have now realized it does not include a salinity sensor or meter. I'm wondering if anyone has a recommendation on how I...
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    Help with variable speed pump schedule please?

    We just completed our new pool and filled her up on Wednesday. I have a Jandy variable speed pump and have been running it at 3450 all day and night since the fill. I think it is ready to go on a more normal schedule and speed, but as a first time pool owner, I'm pretty clueless about what speed...
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    Recommended alarm for water surface motion/safety?

    Does anyone have a recommendation for an alarm that would detect any unexpected motion in the water, such as a child or animal entering the pool when they shouldn't? I know there are a handful on the market but curious if anyone has personal experience with one to recommend. Thanks, -Chad
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    Help with Jandy automation component selection

    Hey folks. I'm at the step of finalizing the automation components for my new pool and spa build. I have gone with Jandy lights and will follow through with their automation components, but I could really use some help to determine exactly what I need. I want to be able to control the light...
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    Can someone please help me identify this nichless light?

    Can anyone tell me what brand these are? I am not thinking they are Jandy not Pentair, which is what I was told I'd be getting. Before I cause a stink just wondering if anyone knows what they are. Im posting this from my phone and not sure the photo attached. If it didn't I will update when at a...
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    Globrite vs. Intellibrite in small spa?

    I'm about to get my pool under construction and am pricing out certain components. I'm debating between going with the Pentair 5G Intellibrite spa light versus a Globrite. The spa is very small and there is a couple hundred dollar difference in the cost of the different light types. Any...
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    Pentair Colorcascade LED Bubblers - Any reviews?

    Hi all, I'm getting close to getting my pool under construction. I have a sunshelf that is about 8'x9' and am planning to put two LED bubblers on the shelf. However, I recently looked around and found a number of bad reviews about these lights. People saying they died within a year of being...
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    Where would you place the lights in this pool?

    Hi all, I am in the final design stage for a pool I'm having built. One of the last things I'm trying to decide on is the placement of lights in the pool. I'm going with two large LED lights in the main pool and two LED bubblers on the sun shelf. It's the two main pool lights I'm trying to...