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    Giardia Shock Recommendation

    I had heard Crypto was a lot harder to get rid of than Giardia, I guess this article sort of confirms that. In any case my waters clear but something is consuming FC. Considering my dogs got Giardia, I’m assuming it could be that and shocking, cleaning up the yard daily, etc.
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    Giardia Shock Recommendation

    Sou Forgot to mention I went high on FC because I had already tossed a sock full of CYA in my skimmer. CYA is now at 50 so holding around 20 on FC. I went from 17.5 to 14 last night, but interest not hardly any color change on the CC drops.
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    Giardia Shock Recommendation

    Hi All, Apologies if this has already been threaded but looking through the thread, my situation has particulars that seemed to warrant a post. My 1yr old puppy has had frequent diarrhea for the last week or so and was just diagnosed with Giardia, the second time, as he had it 8 months ago when...
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thank you sir. Now that i think about it, I have the hose spigot i could use, knowing Harbor freight, I can probably buy a pump for as much as i can rent from Home Depot.
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thanks all for the help, and Richard, agreed that getting the dilution figured out is pretty simple, especially when i can test for CYA to confirm.. On further inspection here is the problem I have- My pool filter is a 60 sq ft. DE as mentioned. It has a backwash valve, one of the ones you twist...
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Thanks guys. I think i want my pH around a 7.4, but honestly I haven't put enough effort into measuring the actual volume added and comparing to effects yet (just a gut feel that I seem to be adding a lot of acid and getting not a lot of result). I think that my first step is to spend some...
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    New Pool Owner - 1 Month In

    Hi guys, I am a new Home / Pool owner and have found TFP to be a great resource so far! I have experience in anylitical chemistry and chemical engineering, and as such I've found managing my pool to be somewhat entertaining and not overly daunting, but I am still a novice to pool chemistry and...