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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Pouring bleach now!!!! Ok. Now to teach hubby since I am out of town all week!! Lol
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Ok. Should be at 20 for shock. Bringing it up now. But we aren’t losing chlorine overnight with the OCLT soooo I am stumped
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Sorry nurse here. I deal in phosphorus more than phosphates lol I have kept my FC at 8 or better with CYA of 50 for over 2 weeks I don’t have any CC and we passed the OCLT. I believe that means I have completed my SLAM??? What did I miss ???
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Ok. I have sand like junk on the bottom of the pool and tons on water boatman Chemistry right now FC 9.5 CC0 Ph 7.5 CH225 TA 50 CYA50 Water temp 84 SALT 3400 15000 fiberglass pool with SWG Pool looked good this morning and now a bit hazy. Did OCLT test last week and we passed I know my TA...
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Ok. Will do. She hates the bugs!!!! She leaves that for me!!! Lol. I appreciate all your advice. I am still learning and trying understanding all of this.
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    And again I truly appreciate everyone feedback and suggestions. 3 years pool owner and you guys always fix. Y problems
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Calcium is a bit in low end of normal. I have fiberglass so I am not sure what to do Suggestions?? These suckers bite so I would like gone!!! My daughter hates them!!!
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    Should I even use calcium hypochlorite??? I want dead bugs and that yellow stuff gone!!!
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    where do I get calcium hypochlorite
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    I think I have algae. I know I have tons of water boatman

    So I have a problem. We thought this was sand but highly doubtful. It poofs as soon as you touch it but it feels slightly gritty I have a ton of the water boatman now too My pool chemistry as of today is( I have fiberglass 15000 with swg) FC 8 Cc 0.5 CA 250 TA 60 Ph 7.5 Salt 3970 Last week...
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    Hurricane Harvey

    I am essential employee I can't leave. nurse. Kids are gone That's my plan. Bring chlorine up to shock and keep adding daily as needed
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    Hurricane Harvey

    Ok folks, first storm with a pool. any suggestions on preparation for pool in case we loose power??? I have plenty of bleach muriatic acid and baking soda. Lol
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    That's what I was hoping too. Had a ton of rain. So I will wait it out. Just making sure
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    Ok. Will check when I get home. Thanks
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    Ok. Will check when I get home. Thanks
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    Just trying to figure out what to use to replace it
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    I do r have math in front. But I am at 170 and need to get to 200.
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    Pool needs small amount of calcium

    What is the best way to replace calcium???? I do not want to go topool store and pay a ridiculous amount thanks
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Lol..lol..lol... at leasst pool looks good and they can swim. Lol bleach does a body good!!!!!!!
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Did OCLT since my SWG still isn't working. OCLT dropped by 1.5...... soooooo close pool is clear and no CC's. The SLAM continues!!!!!!
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Ahhhhhhh.....makes sense now.... low CYA.....low shock FC...duh!!!!! my pool is clearer than my brain these days!!!!! lol
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    That's what it said on CYA/FC chart.....not recommended for 60 plus i just noticed i had to add water to pool...got to love texas sun... I wont if you think i dont have to!!!! Plus i only did half what was recommended. - - - Updated - - - Ok. Since pool is clearer and i have no cc's but...
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Its my Friday...lol..lol..lol... So I am getting my ph down a bit and my CYA up a bit ph is 7.6 and CYA is barely 60..... good thing is i have no CC....and pool is clearer.... taking my Motrin now....and lets go sweep and vacuum the pool!!!!!
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Ok. Off of work till tuesday. Will start SLAMMING today. Thank you again. Appreciate the help and advice
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    Ok. Yeah!!!!!!! Thank you for replying. I will SLAM once I get my SWG cell ...hopefully Friday!!!!!!!!!
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    Help....salt water generator cell died....trying to kill algae and boatman bugs

    FC 9 CC 0 as of right now.... pool may be looking a bit clearer