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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

    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

    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???

    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 have been using bbb for the last few years. This year I never got around to covering my pool 24 round 4 foot deep. I did drain everything. I fill it all back up and started the pump and filter a week and a few days ago. I have killed all the algae but the water is still very cloudy. I know...
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    Liquidator install

    I got my Liquidator installed as most with an above ground pool I had to close the suction valve a bit to get the flow rate up through the Liquidator. I also added a needle valve which I dont know it it is going to work for me because now I can not max out the flow meater. it seams to be keeping...
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    24 round pool opening

    I an need some help on my pool. The pool is a 24 round 48 inch high with a 1.5hp pump on a 300 or 350 lb filter I cant rember i just replaced it last year and the pool was not covered over winter so it was very green. I filled the pool up from winter level on last sunday and started the pump and...
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    help with winterizing new sand filter

    I got a new 350lb sand filter ( I had a 75lb before) this year. The pool shop said that with the filter being so big I need to take all the sand out of the filter for winter. Is this true? I backwashed the filter and drained the pool down to the return and disconected all the pvc lines and the...
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    Question about water loss

    I know it haves been very hot lately 103 yesterday my water was 89F. I happened to see I had lost a small amount of water so I did a test. I got a 5 gal bucket and marked the water line half way up and set it by my pool also marked the water line on the pool with the pump off. I have my pump on...
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    What needs to be done to pool for leaving it for a week

    My friend is leaving for a week and has no one to shock his pool for him until the end of the week 1 day before he comes back and I was just wondering what would need to be done to keep the pool from getting green for a week until someone can get some chlorine in it? He is using algaecide. also...
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    new filter setup what do you think

    I had a 75lb filter that was just not cutting it. I got a new 300lb sand filter and am using the same 1.5 hp Hayward power flow lx pump. I had a 3/4 eyeball and a running psi of about 9-10 psi. I changed to a 1 inch to lower jet pressure and not have a 5-7 running psi. Is that too low? Also does...
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    New to using liquid chlorine needing some help!

    OK guys I'm new to the forum. I have a 24 foot round 48" deep aboveground pool. I had the worst timing getting the pool opened this year. I have never covered the pool in the last 10 years. So I started with a green swamp. The first thing I did was get my filter going and took a water sample to...