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    Chlorine stuck at 10 ppm even with SWG OFF!!

    On 5/26 My numbers were FC 1.5, CC 0, PH 8, TA 90, CH 200, Salt 3200, CYA 10. Calc said to add 48 oz Bleach, 20 oz Muriatic Acid, 83 oz Calcium Chloride, and 69 oz (4.3 lbs) Stabilizer. I did as suggested except only added 4 lbs Stabilizer and waited 3 days 5/29 and checked again. Not sure...
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    Which ph test do I believe?

    Just opened pool last weekend and had some iron stains. Being impatient, brought ph and chlorine to zero and put in a pound of ascorbic acid that we had leftover even though we were out of Jacks Purple. Stain cleared of course, got stuff on order. Supplies arrived and of course stains returning...
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    Lost my mind and messed up the Ascorbic acid treatment, how to recover?

    Okay, last year we put a canister of Ascorbic Acid (Stain Free or something?) and the stain was gone completely in 30 minutes. Did not use sequestrant so it returned eventually. This year we were going to do it properly. Bought bulk ascorbic acid and Jack's Purple Stuff and other chemicals...
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    Pentair DE Filter fiberglass shell breaking down....RE-PAINT?

    Our filter housing is not holding up well to the sun (which is rather ridiculous for an outside filter!). The surface even scratches easily with a fingernail. We are going to attempt to paint it but am not crazy about fiberglass dust in the garage from sanding. I washed it with hot, soapy...
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    Lighted Fountain Water

    We don't have anything like some of the BEAUTIFUL landscaping posted in this section. Thought our back-lit fountain plume turned out really neat and might be worthy of showing off though. Hope the video works, thanks for looking. 1C6D972D-BC04-4394-A6C2-6E2AD3580DB6_zpsmkkxp3hq.mp4 Video by...
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    First Post, Need help getting my water straightened out.

    Hello All, this is a great place, I wish I would have found it sooner. We have had our IG fiberglass pool for approx 6 years and unfortunatly relied on Leslies Pools to test and tell us what to add. Have been fighting an iron stain for 3+ years with advice from said store having dumped...