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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Ok no more worrying about calcium being my pool is vinyl. So I added the 86oz of bleach 3 hours ago and here are my numbers. CYA 40 ph 7.4 FC 9 it seems to have spiked but my guess is it will drop in few hours. Thanks a TON for all the help it is very much appreciated.
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    today will be day 3 with the cover off here are the numbers and pool math results. Please review my results and provide feedback do I need to add the baking soda and 14lbs of Calcium Chlioride? I just added the 10% bleach oh and I have the fountain going to help with the pH FC 3.5 pool math...
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Hooking up the fountain now, thanks a bunch...
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Ok got this mornings tests done pool math is stating to add 13lbs of Calcium Chloride can that be right? test and pool math results. FC add 78oz bleach 10% TA is at 70 pool math says it matches my target CYA is at 40 pool math said it matches my target pH is at 7.0 pool math says to add 61oz...
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    well the 2 lbs I put in a sock last night and set in the skimmer basked was gone this morning
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Thanks I will hold off on the Borax and calcium chloride for now..
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Ok added last night bleach 10% and dry dry stabilizer via sock the amounts pool math stated. Here are todays numbers CYA 30 CH 70 FC .5 TA 80 PH 7.0 Pool Math says to add the below, does this all sound correct to you? FC 60oz of 10% chlorine TA pool math stated "to lower TA you reduce pH to...
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Should I also add the 1 lb and 13.0 ox of Borax 20 for the PH that pool math states?
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Thanks all, I will go get some stablizer now.
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Not salt water, what do you mean "make sure" ? do you mean fallow what pool math told me to do? and thank you for the reply.
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    Feeling a bit Gun Shy

    Hello All, I'm going to take off my cover later today I peaked and the water looks nice and clear, I have been running the pump all day wanted the water mixed up before testing. Im a bit gun shy beind last year was my first year doing the TFP program, please look at my results and let me know if...
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    taking my winter pool cover off need some guidance

    Thanks a bunch Newdude that is just the info I needed, have a great day..
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    taking my winter pool cover off need some guidance

    Hello all, last summer I started on the TFP program and loved it my pool looked better than every and was easy to maintain. Im going to be taking my pool cover off this weekend and wanted to know how to proceed do I take the normal tests I did last year and just plug the numbers into the pool...
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    can Kem-Tek 1-Gallon Liquid Pool Chlorine from lowes be used instead of bleach?

    Hello all can this produce be used instead of bleach http://www.kem-tek.com/kemtek_product/pool-chlorinating-liquid/
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    How do I winterize my above ground pool.

    found it! https://www.troublefreepool.com/blog/2019/01/18/closing-winterizing-your-above-ground-pool/
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    How do I winterize my above ground pool.

    Hello all, I have a 24ft above ground pull that I need to cover for the winter, I have a nice cover and a big air pillow that I tie off so its sits in the middle of the pool so water drains off. I know what to do when it comes to covering the pool but what about the chemistry I have been using...
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    Thanks!

    I huge thanks to MKNAUSS for hanging in there with me in my hour of need!!! Here is the pool is today, excuse the sticks in the center of the pool was out of town last night. Below are my before and after...
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    Wish me luck.

    Good morning all and happy Memorial day. Just took my morning readings below. PH 7.2 target is 7.4 Pool Math stated to add 4.3 oz of Borax I just added it. CYA is 30 target is 40 Pool math stated to add 18oz of dry stabilizer I will head to Walmart to get some and add it after lunch. TA is 70...
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    Wish me luck.

    Hello I did do that FAS-DOD on my FC test and used that number just did the yellow matching thing just because. Ok FC/CYA says to be between 5-7 I entered in 6 to pool math and it stated to add 3qt of bleach I will do that now. I will get in the pool now after adding the bleach for a good...
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    Wish me luck.

    OK here is where were are at, does is mater what order I add the Pool Math recommendations ? FC is at 2.5 target is 5 pool math says to add 2 qt and 6oz of bleach CYA is 35 target is 40 pool math says to add said to add 9 oz of dry stabilizer, not sure what that is? TA is 60 target is 60 target...
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    Wish me luck.

    Rob I would be my life it went south due to user error on my part.
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    Wish me luck.

    wow so happy to be at this stage, have to go to big family brunch now, will be back after lunch and will check all my numbers again and post them. I and my family thank you for all your help!
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    Wish me luck.

    Ok new reading.
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    Wish me luck.

    Ok two pounds added I will test the ph in 30min
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    Wish me luck.

    Good morning, my TA is 50
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    Wish me luck.

    Ok 1st PH test this morning
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    Wish me luck.

    will do, then its time to hit the sack. THANKS
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    Wish me luck.

    getting there
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    Wish me luck.

    ok putting in 12oz now, thanks