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    Best mesh diy pool fence

    I want to put up a mesh pool fence around my pool. We have 3 little ones and want an extra layer of protection. There are many brands of mesh pool fence out there. I am wondering if any one of these brands is considered the best. I am looking for, strongest, most durable, and longest lasting...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Don’t know that. I haven’t had to fill except when I exchanged water. I will test my water to find out. I do not have an auto fill.
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Thanks for these articles. They seem to be written specifically for me lol. Looks like my pool seems to want to be at 7.6-7.7. I will keep that in mind and aim for those.
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I will do that this weekend. I think, when I opened it I didn’t have a cap so I left it. I will follow these instructions. Thank you for that link
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I guess I have been concerned with how the ph will affect swimmers. I was shooting for the 7.4 which I read is the natural ph of our eyes. But if up to 8 is acceptable, I can definitely see saving some cash and time spent on MA
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Thanks Ping. With the dramatic swing in one day from 3.6 to 1.8, I am really tempted to use some trichlor tabs to help maintain the fc level. Will try to resist though. If using tabs during the season, how high can I expect my CYA to raise over the course of a season? I also bought a set up...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Ah I understand. It is the trichlor tab one. There is a cartridge that was in there. I figured it might be spent. Should I remove it? I wasn’t planning on adding a new one. I do have some orings from online to replace the existing which are in bad shape. I will remove the cartridge. Does it...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    Hmm ok. I feel like the PH balancing is where I am having the most trouble. I haven’t gotten a good fee for it yet. I was aiming to hit 7.4 but have been adding a lot of MA over the recent weeks. My TA is going down to the acceptable range in pool math but my PH has been hard to move the dial...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I thought it had to do with Salt system. My pool is not an swg. I bump my fc to the high end of the recommended range in the pool math app to accommodate for daily losses. Is dosing to 6 appropriate?
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I really should start to do that. I have been testing a lot and have gone through almost have my bottle lol
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    It always for some reason wants to creep up. Not sure why. Every time I test it seems to have gone up. Just figured I would go down to the low end of the scale to accommodate for the creep up
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    I am having difficulties getting down to the desired PH. Per pool math app, i am trying to get down to 7.2. It started above 7.8 and my TA started at 120. It doesn’t seem to be as affected by the MA application as I expected. Overall my PH seems to be coming down though. Is there an idea way...
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    Combined chlorine 0.4-0.6

    New to pool ownership. I have a chlorine pool. I have been testing every other day and applying chems religiously. Liquid chlorine and muratic. I exchanged pool water a few weeks ago to drop my ca level. I got it down to about 35. I treated pool and got my chlorine up to 6 after the exchange...
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    I have noticed that there are lots of particles and there is what looks like a sheen when I look at the pool with the pool light on. Looks great during the day but at night it kinda grosses me out. Is this something the filter should be taking care of? I understand the sand filter isn’t the...
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    Thanks Bama! I appreciate the offer. I’ll think about it.
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    Do I need to bump up CH?

    What about metal components in pump and ladder?
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    Do I need to bump up CH?

    I have a vinyl liner pool I Tested and have the following FC 6.0 ppm PH 7.5 TA 90 CH 80 Temp 60-70 F CSI -0.7 to -0.6 Taylor water gram indicates -0.3 or lower may be corrosive to concrete, plaster, or metal surfaces. Looks like bumping up my CH to 200-250 will put me in a better range for...
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    Thanks for the input. I have been pretty diligent with the cleaning and chem addition. I will keep an eye on it
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    These are the components of my system here.
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    Is there still sand in my filter?

    I bought a house with a pool and have been learning and doing my own pool care. I have a sta-rite crystal flow (300 lb.) sand filter. I had a new pressure gauge added when the pool tech was giving me a pool school. He showed me how to backwash the filter and we read the gauge afterwards when...
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    high CYA, water replacement, and balancing afterwards

    Yes sir, that’s what I did! I just didn’t have a good means to throttle flow on the downstream side to match my upstream flow. I calculated by the time my exchange was done there would be enough level remaining in the pool. I did buy a ball valve for next time so I can pinch back the flow on...
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    high CYA, water replacement, and balancing afterwards

    Did water exchange but my outgoing was higher than my incoming by 5.2 gpm. Drained pool for approx 13 hours it left about a third in the shallow end. I cut the submersible pump off and let my water hoses fill up the pool to acceptable level. After circulating a couple hours, I ran my tests. Got...
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    Does vfd really save on the power bill?

    I understand. It was just on there when we bought the house in January.
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    Does vfd really save on the power bill?

    Y yes sir, I filled out some details and will add specifics of all my equipment when I get to my pool next.
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    Liquid chlorine raising ph??

    I filled out some in my signature. I will get more specifics when I get to my pool equipment
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    Does vfd really save on the power bill?

    I have a 21000 gal pool and no spa. Currently running Polaris 280 off a booster for 2 hours a day and running the main pump for 12 hours
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    Does vfd really save on the power bill?

    I have been reading and listening to some pool podcasts. There have been recommendations to switch to vfd to save money on power bill. I am thinking about putting in a pentair intelliflo and switching to a robot cleaner to save money on our power bill. Any advice? I would also like to run calcs...