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    DE Filter trouble

    Hi All, After giving our DE filter a deep cleaning to end the season, we are having trouble getting it to seal back up. Multiple attempts have continued to result in leaks around the middle once the clamp is put back together. Any tips or tricks to this? It seems to always give us trouble...
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    CYA Reagent R13

    Hi All, Is it possible for the Taylor reagant R13 to lose effectiveness but still be within expiration date? I bought a refill bottle online and the expiration date is 6/20 but when I tested it appears that my CYA has gone from 60 to less than 30. This is the first time I've used from this...
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    Mustard Algae shock

    Ok, so I've completed my SLAM as of this morning. Passed all the parameters including overnight test. Now I'm attempting to get the shock level up to the mustard algae level of 35. I've added bottles and bottles of bleach per the PoolMath Calculator on this forum and it's getting no where...
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    First SLAM Questions

    Hi All, This is my first try at slamming our pool. We have had on and off problems with yellow algae for the past 2-3 summers. So we got the good kit, made the switch and started the slam 7 days ago. We're still losing 2-3 ppm at night and I'm testing and adjusting the water 3-4 times per...
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    How often to scrub light niches during SLAM

    Hi All, We're undergoing our first slam for yellow algae and I have a question. How often should I be cleaning in the light niches? We scrubbed it out really well before we started the slam but now we're on day 4. Should I be getting in there and scrubbing that daily too? Is it safe to be...
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    MUstard algae keeps coming back!

    Hi All, I'm new to this group but have been stalking the site for awhile now. Every summer it seems for the past 2-3 years we deal with mustard alge once it gets super hot. We live in Texas and have a shallow pool so the water temp heats up quickly despite the 2 shades we have hanging above...