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  1. J

    new pool owner....just getting started....am i missing anything?

    also....so how do i manage this system when im out of town for two or three days?
  2. J

    new pool owner....just getting started....am i missing anything?

    so i've noticed a trend of sorts...w/CYA at 50...i've been targeting my FC at around 6.... i test the water around 7p every evening and my FC is dropping to about 3.5. i add about 2 cu of 10% bleach to bring it back up to 6, rinse repeat. i've noticed the chart says w/CYA at 50, minimum FC...
  3. J

    new pool owner....just getting started....am i missing anything?

    tested this am....pretty much got results i expected... FC: 6.2 CC: 0 PH: 7.6 (could be 7.4....those colors...maybe i'm just a little color blind? lol) TA: 110 CYA: 50 curious to see how FC looks this afternoon....pool only gets a solid 7-8hrs of direct sunlight a day. should i be focused on...
  4. J

    new pool owner....just getting started....am i missing anything?

    yep....re: those levels...that's what im shooting for. i guess the plan is to monitor FC and PH for now and see how that goes w/just adding liquid chlorine bleach. ill worry about CYA if FC isn't stable. it sounds like TA will probably normalize "on its' own" assuming i manage PH correctly?
  5. J

    new pool owner....just getting started....am i missing anything?

    recently put in an 18' round 52" tall AG pool; blindly followed advice of pool place and really didn't like the idea of not fully understanding what i was doing and why. filled pool w/tap water.....dumped in 4lbs of CYA (as instructed by pool place) and started the routine of weekly...