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  1. K

    Help with cloudy pool

    Oh well crud! ok so for now... until I can get the reagent the pool math says add 133 oz of 12.5 bleach 353 oz Calcium chloride 30 oz stabilizer do I need to test for borate? does this look reasonable to you?
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    Help with cloudy pool

    Can i not trust the cya results from the store?
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    Help with cloudy pool

    We have the k2006c test kit. We have used it daily or sometimes 2x day. We are out of the cya solution.... because when we first filled our pool it kept reading 0. so we added stabilizer but had no way to test what our cya was up to. So that is why i took my water to the pool store was just to...
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    Help with cloudy pool

    My pool is cloudy... was green and cloudy starting 1 week ago. Test results are Fc 3.43 Total chlorine 3.73 Combined chlorine 0.3 ph 7.8 alkalinity 111 Calcium 121 cya27 phosphates 532 We have brushed sides and bottom, vacuumed 2x day and backwashed. Bringing chlorine levels up to 10. By the...
  5. K

    Another newbie with test questions

    It actually wasn't too far of from ours.. I really just wanted them to test the cya as we are having a heck of a time with that test.
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    Another newbie with test questions

    The bottle of stabilizer has all sorts of warnings on the bottle! ha! just makes me a little leary if it puffs up into the air as Im pouring it! Any way, my husband took the water to be tested at the pool store to confirm our testing since we are so new at it. The results are fc 2.45 cc...
  7. K

    Fill water next day?

    our pool store had a filter that you could put on the end of your hose to help filter out some of the iron from the well water. Seemed to work pretty good.
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    Another newbie with test questions

    Directions on conditioner say to sprinkle in the skimmer... I only had a small container of it and will need to get more. but I'm not understanding the sock thing! how do you get the powder in the sock without inhaling all that toxic stuff?
  9. K

    Another newbie with test questions

    Using Taylor k2006 test kit, I don't have a saltwater chlorine generator yet. That will be coming soon hopefully
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    Another newbie with test questions

    Pool water is starting to look pretty good although not crystal clear considering we had a rough start with the build. Our results on testing FC .2 CC 0 Ph 7.4 Alk 120 Calc 170 CyA 0 Last evening we put in 1 1/4 bottles of Pool Chlorine. 12.5% (96 oz bottles) My husband has added one...
  11. K

    Suggestions for new salt water pool

    We purchased the Saltwater 8000 from the pool factory. The service was very good, they always answers the phone and any questions that we had. The delivery was fast and everything came in one bundle on a pallet. Very happy with the quality of the pool.
  12. K

    Crooked uprights..help!

    Thanks for all the help. We drained the water, reset the bottom track and relabeled a couple of blocks.... then made sure all the uprights were level, in all directions. We are good to go.
  13. K

    Crooked uprights..help!

    Pool installed, was pretty sure everything was Level, then the water came as the top rails were being put on. I think that it ended up being rushed at the end, water put in fast... then we noticed the uprights some are leaning in and some are leaning out! trying to post pictures need...
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  16. K

    Need Ideas

    just called our local pool stores to see what swcg they had and the one store basically gave me pros and cons and recommend the pool frog or just a chlorine automatic dispenser. Im so confused at this point !
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    Need Ideas

    Our pool is going up today. After reading all of the reviews on SWCG I realize that I should purchase double the size of my 17,132 above ground pool. Best case scenario, that is what we will do, however it may have to wait until next year. My question is.. should i just do Regular Chlorine...
  18. K

    Used Saltwater Generator - worth a try?

    Re: Used Saltwater Generator - with a try? Thank you for the suggestion...I will certainly check it out.
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    Used Saltwater Generator - worth a try?

    My Husband is not wanting to pay a whole lot for a saltwater generator, That being said, I saw a used Hayward Aqua rite generator for sale. Problem is it is 9 years old.... owner says it works flawlessly. Say actual cell replaced 3 years ago. it is the t cell 15. Here is my issue, He is...
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    Pool ordered aghhhh

    Funny! I ordered almost the exact pool from The pool factory, except mine is round 27' x 54", same liner and pool pad. And Now I am also looking for the right saltwater generator. Starting to get cold feet and am thinking of just doing good old chlorine. What did you decide? Would love to see...
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    Saltwater 8000 vs saltwater lx @ pool factory

    I just purchased the saltwater 8000 27x 54... am now looking for the right saltwater generator.
  22. K

    If I was to purchase a SWG which one?

    what did you end up doing? How is it working for you?