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    diverter valve

    Last year changed my diverter valve and the ring kept the original cup inside it it's a Hayward Yestrrdayvit was very difficult to turn it did turn but very hard b4 I open it can any one give me a heads up what might be the problem
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    inground pool pump screeching on start

    thank you I think I go for a new pump looked at some today at two pool places Hayward and Jacuzzi variable pump Hatward is 550 and Jacuzzi was 800 for 1.5 HP pump I got a 18000 Gallon pool 50 feet away fro the pool with 2 jets and one Sceemer , What is the proper size Pump I do have a sand filter
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    inground pool pump screeching on start

    I have a Speck pool pump label reads Century Pool & Spa Motor , 1081/1563 pump Duty , it is 3/4 HP pump , which has started to screech on the start and at times during normal operation i hear it it also leaks a bit of water which i cannot see where it is coming from most likely from the...
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    Green trying to come back

    ok so far water is blue and clear drained some more water today and added some to bring the CYA down to my goal of 30
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    Green trying to come back

    once i get the algea under control how often should i add plain bleach if i stop using the chlorine tablets?
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    Green trying to come back

    Huh? - - - Updated - - - Yes cause I just replaced almost 5k gallons with fresh water
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    Green trying to come back

    OK drained the pool fill the tank up with water again I got some new numbers FC. 3 CC. 0 TC. 3 T/A 80 PH. 7.2 CH. 170 CYA 60 water is clear the temperature is around 72 I added one gallon of bleach this morning and that should bring it up to about 8 for the chlorine level any thoughts on...
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    Green trying to come back

    OK drained the pool fill the tank up with water again I got some new numbers FC. 3 CC. 0 TC. 3 T/A 80 PH. 7.2 CH. 170 CYA 60 water is clear the temperature is around 72 I added one gallon of bleach this morning and that should bring it up to about 8 for the chlorine level any thoughts on...
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    Green trying to come back

    I have been using the chlorine pucks and some bleach as well but usage of the chlorine tablets are fairly low compare to previous years I am draining the pool as I post this my chlorine level has been around 10 all this season I realize it must be lower oncei get theCYAlevel down I will keep...
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    Green trying to come back

    Thank you I thought the CYA was high any idea what it drifts up BTW I am I In NJ
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    Green trying to come back

    Ok been filtering round the.clock brushing and.robot is running to back.washed.a.few.times.In past 4 days water looks.good but algae keeps.coming back set of.new number s FC 10 CC 0 TC 10 PH. 7.5 CH 220 CYA 100 + plus cause the full line is.just under the 100 grad line so .guess like 120...
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    high prices

    well after doing some research i found out Clorox company has taken over much of the 3" chlorine tablets with their own lable and tubs i guess they dont make it for resellers thefore the price hike (monopoly):(
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    Green trying to come back

    past 3 days the Green algea is trying to come back here are some #s FC 10 CC 0 TC 10 PH 7.2 TA 30 Calcium Hardness 210 I floowed the pool calulator and added goods to bring the TA up to 90 and PH to 7.8 the water is a bit cloudy due to algea but i still see the floor of the pool ant...
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    high prices

    is it me or others noticed the high price of 3 inch chlorine tablest almost 40 % higher than last year ??
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    high chlorin tester

    how do i get ahold of Dave?
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    high chlorin tester

    amazon sells 870 and 871 for under 20 bucks is that a fair price ?
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    high chlorin tester

    R 0870 and R 0871 what is the shelf life of these items iam currently out of 0871 and need to get a new bottle ?
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    Pool water is cloudy

    check your CH level i had this issue last week i brought it up to 260 level CH and ran pump 48 hours straight brushed pool everyday and water began to clear up u must be short on Calcium Chloride CH
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    Cloudy water

    Ok new numbers FCC. 4 PH. 7.8 TA. 90 CH. 270 Removed some water added some fresh water the water in the pool is 80% clear thanx all
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    Cloudy water

    Thanx ya we were puzzled too at the time but it was calcium Chloride as it indicated on the bag and yesterday it was calcium chloride too , we had some rain again so i am holding off on chemicals i will post more info
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    Cloudy water

    a few years ago i hade a water cloudy issue and from what i remember i added the Calcium chloride and the next day the pool looked amazingly clear i hope in a few hours when the sun is up my pool be clear again i just got to check the T?A again see where that is my CYA chemical is finished so i...
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    Cloudy water

    Abigail i am in NJ USA i will remove some water and add some and see what happens the theory may be true since i have kept the Chlorine level on the high end for a while now so i can imagin the CYA level going up i will drain it in intervals as not to damadge the pool , thanx for the help
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    Cloudy water

    How much water should i drain?? we have plenty of H2O here this summer TG anyone knowes why the CYA goes so high??
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    Cloudy water

    Ok new Numbers PH. 7.8 CHLORINE. 6 I added Calcium chloride today water is a bit clearer today let see what happens tomorrow
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    Cloudy water

    Thanx
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    Cloudy water

    CYA level is near 90 , as i checked today water is Blue as anything but cloudy i pinched down the Chlorinator to bring down the Chlorine level today, added Soda wash to raise the PH . i check the results again on thursday and post it , another question i have is the salt they sell in stores...
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    Cloudy water

    OK CYA level is near 90
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    Cloudy water

    i will check the CY tomorrow and post it - - - Updated - - - should i lower the chlorine level mean while ??? i always keep the chlorine level on the high end??
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    Cloudy water

    No I use the Taylor the liquid bottles no strips as soon i bring the PH up to normal level it goes down again to 6.2 and stays there - - - Updated - - - i did not check the CY level i am out of the liquid but last i checked few weeks ago it was in 60 range thye chlorine does not decipate from...
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    Cloudy water

    Since the end of June 2014 when I opened the pool I have had some issues at time with cloudiness of water this summer also we are getting more than normal amount of Rain for this time of year evrything was balanced at first now i have #s that are way off ,I use both bleach as shock and Chlorine...