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  1. ManiacalMama

    Flea like bugs collecting on pool water surface

    They are springtails. They're harmless. They like moisture, damp soil, detritus. Our lawn butts up pretty close to our pool, we usually get them buy the thousands (millions) in the spring/summer. Or at least that's when I notice them the most because we are out there using the pool. Sprinkling a...
  2. ManiacalMama

    Using pool math for other things...

    The water table is at my daughter's house, out on their deck. As much as she would love to have a pool, they don't :cry:
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    Using pool math for other things...

    That was exactly my thinking, no CYA means sun will burn it off really fast.
  4. ManiacalMama

    Using pool math for other things...

    So my little 11 month grandson has a little water play table thing, he plays with it almost daily; my daughter just adds some water here and there for splash out and evap. My daughter asked me if she could put a little chlorine in it to keep it from getting algae or if she should be changing the...
  5. ManiacalMama

    Isolated algae spots

    I actually have nothing set up at the moment to aerate. Another reason why I need those eyeball fittings. I'll probably do as you suggest and add a little MA. Thanks!
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    Isolated algae spots

    Sounds like a plan, I'll do that. Any thoughts about the PH? I was waiting for it to come back up so I could add acid again. Trying to get my TA down a little bit to help with that CSI. Thanks mknauss!
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    Isolated algae spots

    Yesterday during my weekly maintenance, I noticed a couple green algae spots. At least once a week I pull back the solar cover to let the pool breathe and to do my brushing and full battery of tests and to add acid if needed (I have only added it once so far). I went ahead and brushed the...