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    High Phosphates - Nothing seems to work

    I have phosphates at 5600, just kept my Cl on the high side of Cl/CYA without a problem.
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    Turning on pool heater (Chicago area)

    I asked a similar question in May. Best way to heat pool with solar cover Heat will be lost without a solar cover.
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    Serious concerns with quality of concrete apron

    What stamped finish is that suppose to be? We had our stamped concrete sealed and it was very slippery! Contractor had to come back and add some gritty material to another coat of sealer.
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    Well I'm back and finally getting construction going. (update Sept 3 Finally done in time for fall)

    Looks Beautiiful! I think you will be very happy with the pool closer to the house!
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    UGH!!! My pool is infested ...

    I will be following all the great TFP advice above !!!
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    OB Northern California (Roseville) Rehab / buried

    I think I would be concerned about the power lines above.
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    Copper in water, advice needed

    @duraleigh , Thank you! Thank You! I was thinking the same thing, especially after rereading my pool results from store one which said I had NO TA. ( I tested at 60). Pool store# 2 NO copper ,and TA of 90. All other parameters matched my testing. I will believe store # 2, beside the heater...
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    Copper in water, advice needed

    Yes, I have read the above, one of the reason I was surprised with the 2.8 ppm when it states it is rarely from ground water. Since I haven’t put anything in the water,but acid and chlorine , I guess I have to think it’s from the heater. I have also read that copper could make the water cloudy...
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    Copper in water, advice needed

    I recently needed to added water from our well a few times in the last 2 weeks, so I took water to be tested At pool store. They said no iron ( which I was worried worried about )but that I have 2.8 ppm of Copper. They said I need to add a sequestering agent to keep the cooper in solution. I...
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    Impossible to change waterline tiles?

    I like the contrast , but understand it is not your vision.
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    Calcium testing issue

    @Richard320 ..that was it! Ca hardness is 400!
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    Calcium testing issue

    I’m sure I must have made a mistake testing/ adding Ca after a low reading. Now the test turns pink, but never blue after addition of R12. ( turns clear) Does that mean by Ca is off the charts? How do I proceed from here? Thanks in advance.
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    OMG.. you read my thoughts... I was trying to figure out how much propane I would use!
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    Great, thanks so much ! I will bookmark the math lesson for the future!
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    Found the model number 406A and the BTU looks like 399
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    So I found the paperwork , but it is for multiple model, and now it is too dark to view model number on unit. I will check in am.
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    Looked on the Raypak heater, couldn’t find BTU, I will look through paperwork.
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    Not sure, can I find that on the heater somewhere ?
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    Best way to heat pool with solar cover

    I would like to heat the pool for a get together on Sunday. Pool temp now is 66,solar cover is on. Weather for sat. is high 72, low 58, 60 % chance of rain. When would be the best time turn propane heater on to get the temp to 80+?Thank you for any help.
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    Hazy water after deck cleaning

    Will do, thank you!
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    Hazy water after deck cleaning

    More then 24 hrs ago the concrete cantilever deck around my pool was power washed. I had The filter running continuously ,but the watercis still hazy. I have been brushing a lot too, there doesn’t seem to be any obvious dirt in the pool, but when I brush it does disrupt some dirt. is there...
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    New Dilemma with the Pool of Doom

    I have the same strip on my 30yr old pool that is now brittle and breaking. Asked how to repair on another thread and this was the answers” “ It’s cantilever form waste, but also a dam to keep water from getting under the deck. You can remove it entirely or in part & fill spot with a pliable...
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    Need advice on test results

    Yes, I will keep an eye on it . Thank you again ! I have had the best 2 season in 25 yrs using TFP !
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    Need advice on test results

    Thank you ! I will adjust the spill over, how low should I target the pH? I have been using 7.8
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    Need advice on test results

    Lots of swimming!
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    Need advice on test results

    No automation, but yes the spill over spa does run with the pool filter run time. It has always been this way, the problem has been only the last month or so.
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    Need advice on test results

    The last month has me adding acid weekly to bring pH down to 7.8. Is there anything else I should Target? FC 8.0 pH 8.2 TA 60 CH 270 CYA 50
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    DPD powder looking purple

    MY DPD powder is starting to look purple in the container. I guessing I should replace it, but what made this happen so I can avoid in the future.Thanks !