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  1. J

    A little over/under

    I’ve drained some and have the salt down to 4200 and my SWG confirms this avg reading. Should I work to bring it down further or leave it alone? Circupool says it is most effective at 3500 ppm. Is it worth draining and replacing further?
  2. J

    A little over/under

    I kind of like the pump running at lower speed almost constantly as it does a great job of keeping the pool clean. When I ran my single speed Hayward pump 10 hours during the day it always seemed to pick up a lot of debris overnight on the bottom. Now trying to lower the salt
  3. J

    A little over/under

    So I am guessing partial drain and replace to lower the salt level. Of course tray will lower CYA so I’ll need to add that back too.
  4. J

    A little over/under

    As you can see from my latest figures, my salt is a little on the high side, and my CYA (60) is a little under according to the ideal measurements for a salt pool with a SWG. I have my RJ60 down to 20% - and just moved it down another step as my last chlorine test moved up a notch. Running the...
  5. J

    New to self testing

    Ok. Pool cover removed. Very murky water. Lots of dirt/algae? On the bottom. Vacuumed to waste. Added 3 gal of 10% liquid chlorine over the course of 2 hours. Fc is only at 2. Will have to go source Muriatic acid and CYA tomorrow. All numbers otherwise remained the same as yesterday’s test.
  6. J

    New to self testing

    Thanks guys. I was wondering about that. I took the sample about a foot and a half under the surface but agree that can be misleading as a representative sample. Will get the vacuuming done and get some circulation going
  7. J

    New to self testing

    Ok guys. Gonna crack the cover on the pool tomorrow afternoon. Took some tests today to figure out a baseline. Results: Fc 0 PH. 8.2 TA 90 CYA. 20 Salt. 600 The pool is not yet open but I am actively going to start that process tomorrow. I’ll remove the cover and vacuum to waste to get the...