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    First time opening by myself - help appreciated!

    Thanks everyone for the help! We added copious amounts of chlorine while waiting for the CYA to arrive, and I'm thrilled to report that the pool already looks pretty great. We will continue to keep an eye on the chlorine levels, and I'll definitely add the CYA now that the sun is actually...
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    First time opening by myself - help appreciated!

    Thanks very much! Just added muriatic acid, and will have to order some conditioner. OK to start SLAMming once pH is more appropriate, or necessary to wait on the conditioner? Will update my signature, too. Happy to finally be a part of the group!
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    First time opening by myself - help appreciated!

    Hi, Long time reader, first time poster. My wife and I opted to open our pool ourselves this year. The only pain in the process was realizing we've been lighting money on fire by paying someone else to do this! Pool is about 15k gallons, uses a cartridge filter, and has water that is very...