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  1. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    Hello all ... I’ve been tfpn’ it since August 26th and feel like I have a routine . No SWG so I am manually adding . My sump pump came in and I would like to do a water exchange today . Fill water temp = 79 Pool water temp = 86 Fill water chem = TC=3, ph 8.2, CH 175, TA 90 I assume based on...
  2. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    Hello all ... I’ve been tfpn’ it since August 26th and feel like I have a routine . No SWG so I am manually adding . My sump pump came in and I would like to do a water exchange today . Fill water temp = 79 Pool water temp = 86 Fill water chem = TC=3, ph 8.2, CH 175, TA 90 I assume based on...
  3. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    With pump running I assume .... this could be a stupid question ?
  4. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    In the mean time ... of my water level is too high because of rain do I have to use a sump pump to drain just a little for my skimmers to work well or can I use the pump ? If so do I hook hose up and leave pump running ?
  5. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    I added both to my signature just now ... still learning ... sorry
  6. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    Wireless control panel or at the control panel itself
  7. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    Forgive my ignorance but I don’t know ... i assume automation because I only adjust pool chemistry based on previous pool store ? advice
  8. abradleydvm

    Getting ready to drain / exchange water and start liquid chlorine instead of trichlor

    Hello all , I will attach pics of my pool equipment and pool . My pool is a sports pool with 3 1/2 foot on each end with 5 1/2 in middle . Questions : 1.) Based on my equipment can I do water exchange with my pool pump and a hose or do I need a separate pump ? If so do I hook hose up and...
  9. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Fill water stats : Cl-2 Ph-8.2 TA-90 CH-175
  10. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    I have checked at one of our three stores and they don’t even carry liquid chlorine .... I will start calling around and see .... for some reason granular and tabs are more popular in this area .... the pool store employee said it had to do with shelf life being short ?
  11. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Thank you so much .... so helpful ! I am very grateful .
  12. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Thank you so much
  13. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Questions : 1.) In the mean time before I get SWG .... how do I get chlorine levels up ? Do I use my 68% calhypo and quit the tabs for now . ( save them for vacation use ) 2.) I assume it is safe to swim with such high levels of chlorine until my CYA is back to normal ? 3.) Should I wait...
  14. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Did you put in a chlorine salt water generator? How did you transition and did you wait till swim season is over prior to doing so ?
  15. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Thank you ..... TFP method is so logical and makes total sense in regards to the science ..... i am only nervous about the transition . This forum is educating me and I feel will help me transition smoothly . Thanks for all the advice . ??
  16. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    The only thing I am struggling to understand is if I have very little to no combined chlorine and I have enough free chlorine why do we need such high chlorine levels with the high CYA .... the pool is clear and no algae or cloudiness . I will go back to pool school video and review .... I’m...
  17. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Yes ... dilution ... final number after doubling CYA result = 106
  18. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Dilution CYA Test oops .... forgot to double result ...adjusted CYA 106 correction ... forgot to double CYA result .... dilution CYA= 106
  19. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    I am new to this ... I have a manual fill ... attached to my water hydrant .... so get ph and TA of tap wAter ?
  20. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    I did record it and it would not save for some reason ... tried it twice ... temp was 92 ... will try again .... thank you ??
  21. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    On a side note ... what do you all do with the used solution ... trash or down sink ? And do we rinse tubes in kitchen sink or outside ?
  22. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Adjusted CYA - 53
  23. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Adjusted CYA -53
  24. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Adjusted CYA- 53
  25. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Adjusted CYA = 53
  26. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    CSI = 0.9 based on temp
  27. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    Where do I find instructions on diluted CYA TEST and yes ... I bought a whole bucket unfortunately and so I need to use them if it won’t send my CYA up to high .?
  28. abradleydvm

    Need pool test recommendations

    I wiped with a damp paper towel before starting and after each drop and I held my bottle vertical