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    new SWG, different results using different tests

    I had a Hayward Aquarite with t-15 cell installed yesterday. Pool is 15000 gal so per pool math we needed ~400 lbs of NaCL. We added 320 lbs yesterday to avoid overshooting. Per pool math, that should get us to ~2600. Aquarite reads 2600 with lights on "check cell" and "check salt" lights...
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    SWG vs stenner pump questions

    I've read most of the posts regarding SWG and stenner chlorine pumps, but have a few questions before I pull the trigger. Right now, I'm adding liquid chlorine, but would like to make the process more automated. I'm leaning towards a SWG but I'm concerned about corrosion to my autocover. It's...
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    Where's the chlorine going?

    First full year managing our pool. I opened my pool on 6/1. It was a bit cloudy, but cleared up in 1 day with shocking and vacuuming. I backwashed the filter after vacuuming.. The pool has been crystal clear since then and the CC has been <0.5. I forgot about the OCLT in the excitement of...
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    why is free chlorine recommendation higher with TFP experts?

    I'm not trying question any of the experts on this site; I've found this site to be incredibly helpful when opening my pool this year. However, most of the guidelines I've read suggest keeping the free chlorine level at 1-3 ppm. The CYA chart on TFP has much higher FC level recommendations...
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    Any problem with keeping pool covered most of the time?

    Hi, new to the forum. I bought a house with an in-ground pool late last summer so I didn't have to do do much maintenance. Managed to keep it algae free despite not having any idea what I was doing. However, I was using way too much trichlor. pH kept dropping and I couldn't find a reason why...