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    Algae under wedding cake steps.

    They do have a few maybe need to drill a few more. Did it really help yours? Before I upgraded the but I only have a 1000gph pump and the water didn’t move much. Which I’m sure didn’t help. The sand filter has only been on for 1 week so I’m sure the bloom started way before I put in the new...
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    Algae under wedding cake steps.

    So I just checked it it again Fc 14.5 Cc 1 Ta 80 Ph 7.4 So I added liquid chlorine to raise Fc up to 16 and will check first thing in the morning and see what I lose over the night.
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    Algae under wedding cake steps.

    I have been using bbb for years. I have a 24x48 round pool. Now I have a 16x48 intex pool. This year we put in steps using sand bags to hold it down. I upgraded to a 150lb sand filter and 1.5 hp pump. For a few weeks I have been fighting green spots here and there. I have been keeping it at...
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    Intex pool and wedding cake pool steps

    Well it looks like I will not be using a mat then. We are building a small platform with a steps on the outside now. Once we get that done we will put the steps in. The wife hates the cheap ladder that comes with the intex pools.
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    Intex pool and wedding cake pool steps

    I have an intex pool and someone gave me a set of wedding cake steps for it. He had the same pool and never had a mat or anything under the steps. I have kids that will be playing in them and jumping off of them. So I put a mat under them? What would be the best thing to use? I looked at a...
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    Ok I did a test today at day light I had the fc up to 6 and I just checked it now and it was at 3.5. So I'm looking at a 2.5 ppm usage per day. So if I cover it would that cut in maybe half? I was thinking of changing the filter then bringing the pool to shock level just before I leave. Then...
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    Since the pool is in good shape now what should I do to keep it that way while I'm gone. My dad is going to come over 2 or 3 times during the week but he doesn't know how to test the water. He has had a pool for almost 30 years but was always a put a pound of granulated in once a week kind of...
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    Ok new test results Fc 5.5 Cc 0 Ph 7.0 Ta 70 Cya 40
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    I just got home from work I'm going to go out in a few and check fc should be down to normal levels by now plus it rained today so might even be on the low side. If it down to normal I will check ph and ta and go from there.
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    I also have some test strips and it shows between 6.8 and 7.2 on them for ph
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    One strange thing I just retested the water it's now showing Fc 12.5 Cc 0 ta 80 but the water turned green to yellow not red Ph 7.0 I got a 7.0 as soon as I mixed it but it sat for 2 or 3 minutes and showed around 8.0 The only thing I did was add some water when I was sweeping would that...
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    Now I just need to make sure it stays this way while I'm gone
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    So should I try and up the ph some or just let it go until I'm done with the shock process?
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    I was shooting for a fc of 20 but went over a bit. The cc is 0 has been even with the little bit of green in the water. I have not used any acid I will check it again when I get home and see what is is today. So I guess technically I am passing the test I hold over night water is clear and no...
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    Getting pool clean and Leaving for vacation what should I do to the pool

    I have a 16 x48 inter pool. I have been having an algae problem. The pool had some green on the bottom but water was crystal clear. I let everyone get in Friday night which stirred everything up. The water got very cloudy but not green. I tested the water with the k-2006 Fc 2 ph 7.6 ta 120 cya...
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    16x48 intex what do you think???

    Yes the pool will we coming down for winter. I don't know if we will even still live here next year or not so it may or may not go back up here. But if i do put it back up it will be fixed.
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    Time spent with no water

    My mom and dad have a 24x4 and when we put the last liner in it i drained it and it was empty for almost 3 weeks and it was ok.
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    16x48 intex what do you think???

    I know everyone ask this but I set the intex up last weekend. I got the ground all leveled. I made a 17 foot pad which I thought would be big enough. But I guess I was wrong. When I set the pool up I started with about 6 inches of water and I had maybe .5 inches more on one side which I thought...
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    I wonder if it would be ok to do on my pool with only one return?
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    Can you post a picture of the filter and how you set it up. I don't know if it would be a good idea on mine because I only have 1 return.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    I can finally easly see the bottom of my pool.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    I have added de and am also running a skimmer sock. I just vac the pool real good then I used a shop vac and took all the sand out of the filter and cleaned the sand very good.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    I have been brushing. I haven't the last few days because I have been sick but a few people were swimming in the pool sat. The cloud is in the water.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    I'm going to do my best and vac it real good tonight and see what happens.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    The pool has seemed to stop clearing up at all. I have never had this much problem with my pool.
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    Cloudy water and leaves in the bottom

    The water is really starting to clear up. I can now see 3 steps down on my ladder. We used the pool last night and there are still some leaves in the middle. I'm going to try and vac them out after work if it's not raining.