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    Algae and my new plaster

    Thanks all, I will keep my FC where I know I won't get algae. Over the years I've figured out that to avoid algae I need the higher FC and the help of my local family owned hardware store/pool service who come by while I'm away. Both of my algae blooms happened when the pumped failed and I was...
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    Algae and my new plaster

    Thanks for the quick replies! I take my sample to the pool builder which is about a mile away so time is not a problem. And I had thought that letting the FC go down once a month was my only option so you've confirmed my thoughts. But am I really going to get staining of my new plaster at FC 5-7...
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    Algae and my new plaster

    I love the TFP method, I used the BBB for 5 years until I recently had my pool replastered. Now I have to submit water once a month for testing to keep my warranty. I have been keeping my SWG pool at FC 5-7, CYA 70-80, pH 7.5-7.8, TA 70-90. The reason for the high FC is that I live on a golf...