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  1. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Ok so just to be clear only count the drops it takes to immediately turn the pink to clear. Do not let it sit and keep adding drops and count that?
  2. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Yea so sample turned pink right away, I added the drops and it went clear when I went back to it it turned pink again, looked like possibly not all the powder dissolved there was a tiny tiny speck of powder still at the bottom so was also wondering how long do I give for powder to disolve, by...
  3. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    So have another question. When I am testing for free chlorine and I add r-0870 to test tube how long do I need to let it sit and dissolve for? I noticed this morning when I added r-0871 it went clear, I walked away for a minute came back and water was pink again. Do I count the amount of free...
  4. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    4 hours later and fc is still 10.5. Should I be adding more liquid chlorine. And just a reminder water is clear I posted at the beginning that my cya was 10 my fc was like 0 and I was starting to feel slimy walls and saw something that I believe was yellow algae
  5. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    4 hours later and fc is still 10.5. Should I be adding more liquid chlorine. And just a reminder water is clear
  6. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    I am going to add some more stabilizer and will test it again tonight. Is there a way to order just certain reagents for the Taylor k-2006 kit or do I have to order whole new kit?
  7. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Also from the test kit I filled up the vial all the way and could still see the dot so not really sure what it is, the water is a little cloudy but it definitely is not at 30
  8. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Also added almost 3 pounds of dry stabilizer yesterday by sock method all dissolved and is still very low
  9. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Anyone think I should add more liquid chlorine and how much?
  10. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Just tested again and fc was 9. In two hours lost .5 fc
  11. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    They have been in for about 5 hours and probably about 2/3 gone, it was a granular substance so pretty thick I figure by about 10 tonight or so should be done
  12. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    19500 gallons just to be clear the gallon I added was before the test I didn’t add anything since
  13. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    So just tested free chlorine and it is at 9.5. Socks are still soaking as well. Swg is off. I added one gallon of the liquid bleach
  14. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    So I should just work on testing fc?
  15. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Ok great thank you for all the help. I will post test results later tonight and each time going forward if you all don’t mind to be sure I am staying on track
  16. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Also just to be sure after reading slam process it seems like each day and night all I should be testing is fc and cc and possibly cya is that right?
  17. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    When you say add you mean the liquid bleach right? And can the pool be used during this time? Is it safe for kids?
  18. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Ok so ph is down to 7.2, socks are soaking and bleach has been added. Any further advice/actions need to be taken?
  19. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Thank you I didn’t realize I could do that sorry for my mistake
  20. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    I see that but that option does not come up on the pool math app these are the options I see
  21. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    I see that but that option does not come up on the pool math app as an additive under fc
  22. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    I added the dry acid to lower ph, socks are soaking. I got 4 gallons of super shock. What would this fall under in the pool math app as additive and amount to raise fc
  23. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Can and should I add all the chemicals at one time, the cya, the dry acid to lower ph and the liquid chlorine?
  24. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Will we be able to go in the pool during this process? So if I get this I should raise the cya first, could take a day or so. Then use liquid chlorine and shut off swg?
  25. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Pool water looks clear test kit is Taylor k-2006 my results not pool store. Walls feel a little slimy but nothing else going on, last week seemed like a little yellow algae was growing, went to local pool store and they recommended the green out shock treatment and superchlorinator which I added...
  26. J

    New to owning pool numbers are concerning me please help

    Have an inground pool vinyl liner first year owning it. 19500 gallons water temp is 84 I tried attaching recent test results. Last week and went to local pool store with similar numbers and they told me to add three bags of green out shock treatment and superchlorinator. Also going to attach...
  27. J

    New install - concrete collar

    We did not have a full collar installed just concrete at the supports and did a sand bottom pb swore on the process and has been in business for over 50 years so trusted his opinion and hope it all works out
  28. J

    Can companies open pools

    I do have the test kits just got them the other day. I will test the water ASAP and try to post results