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  1. Alcibiades

    Considering a second SWG

    Hi, TFP Family! It looks like my current SWG isn’t sufficient to keep our pool at the right chlorine levels during the sunniest days of summer. After adding bleach to hit 5ppm last night, we’ve ended the day with 1ppm of free chlorine. (This is with my poor Jandy AquaPure 1400 SWG working...
  2. Alcibiades

    Prep for vacation

    TFP Family— Thanks to Maddie and Marty, I’ve got our pool back in balance following last month’s pump outage. I’m looking ahead to a 2 week vacation—the first we’re taking since moving to our new home—and am hoping for some advice. First, the numbers: FC: 5.0 CC: 0.0 pH: 7.7 (always creeps...
  3. Alcibiades

    Rebalancing after 2 day pump failure

    Hi, TFP community! I have a couple of pretty simple questions, but let me start with the results of my most recent test (using a Taylor fas-dpd kit: FC 2.8 CC 0.4 (usually 0 or 0.1) PH 7.8 (tends to rise over time) TA 70 (stays constant) CH 375 CYA 70 Salt 4100 (very strange—jumped from 3300...
  4. Alcibiades

    Thank you and introduction

    TFP Friends, After a few months of lurking, I've finally updated my account and signature—and become a TFP financial supporter. I'm posting to say how much I appreciate the wise counsel and support I've found in this community, even when I'm just reading other people's threads. I'm amazed by...