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    First Testing - Need feedback

    I used the extended test instructions and my CYA reading was 200!! I tested it several times and it was consistently 200 - probably got 180 once. However, I used tap water instead of distilled water as the instructions mentioned. (I see kiss4afrog has mentioned distilled water). Should I retry...
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    First Testing - Need feedback

    I went back to Leslie's and here are the numbers from today's test FC - 8 TC - 8 CYA - 140 TA - 140 pH - 7.4 TDS - 3700 Pho - 300 Again they recommended to drain the pool at least 1/2 way to get the CYA under control.
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    First Testing - Need feedback

    Got the water tested at Leslie's and tested it myself for the first time using a TF-100 as well. Leslie's results FC - 6 TC - 6 CH - 300 CYA - 125 TA - 220 pH - 7.6 TDS - 2600 Pho - 1000 They recommended draining the pool. When we didn't want to do that, they recommended using muriatic acid to...