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    Green pool not much maintenance need advice to bring it back to life

    hi , i got a problem with my stepfathers pool and need advice on how to fix, its a 9 x 4.5 metre pool, pebble crete, he had it re-pebbled about 15 years ago at a guess , maybe longer, he has never really looked after it and for the last say 10 years its been green then clear then green again...
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    Startup SWG chlorinator salt for new pool

    hi, its been a month since i filled my 36000 litre / 10000 gallon pebblecrete pool and i have read not to start up chlorinator or put salt in for the first month, so i am at 1 month and have salt ready to go , my chlorinator says it runs at 4000ppm, the chart i read says put in 140 kg of salt...
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    Chlorine level for low and high water temp

    hi, i think i have my pool water balanced pretty good at this point with all the help from you guys but wanted to confirm what i read in a pool book put out by a pool chemical guru, Bernie Skelton 30 year pool guy.... my main question here is he says Chlorine set at 1.5 if below 26 Celsius...
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    Pool blanket on all time or off sometimes

    hi, just got a blanket for my new pool, i hear something about blanket should be taken off at certain times to prevent chemicals building up too much, is this true ? as for heating does sun penetrate fully thru blanket during the day or am i supposed to remove during sunny days and put...
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    Heat Pump what's the best way to run it

    Pool heat pump what is the best way to run it, i have a evo heat fusion electric pump, running on its own variable speed pump and plumbing, should i just set the temp i want and let it run all swim season on auto, so it just switches off and on day or night to keep pool at my set temp ? or...
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    what Chlorine test should i do ? free and combine or free combined total

    hi, i have the taylor 2006 test kit, did my first test in my new 36000 litre , 10000 gallon , pebble crete pool after first fill yesterday, TA is 80 ppm, i then did PH using the comparator the colour is much darker than the darkest colour on the comparator which goes to 8, so i am over 8, but...
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    Pool math using for Australia not sure what to do

    hi, my pool got pebble crete today, it will be filled tomorrow, pool guy said i need to keep PH correct for the first month its critical during this time, ok this is my first pool, i know i need to add acid to lower PH, so i went onto the pool math app for the first time, in the section where...
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    Pool heat pump what what size ?

    hi, about to install a electric heat pump for a 37000 litre inground pool, any advice on what size pump to extend the swim season from say sept to april in sydney, average climate, would be great, thanks
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    Variable speed pump slow speed is this the way to go, from a total pool newby

    hi, i am about to start up my new concrete pool, 6 x 4, about 35000 litres, 9000 gallons, from what i have read running a variable speed pump slower will give better filtration, lower running costs, less noise, so i am trying to decide on how slow fr how long i have read that filtering a pool...
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    newby with new concrete pool and taylor k2006c kit, now what?

    hi, i will have my pool completed in 3 weeks, concrete, 6 x 4, pebblecrete finish, Watermaid salt water chlorinator, Waterco varible speed pump, and new Taylor 2006c test kit, i been researching, watching youtube vids, reading manuals, but still it seems a bit like where do i start, can...
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    heat pump should i run seperate pump

    hi, newby here....i have a 6 x 4 38000 litre concrete pool being built now, going to use a waterco variable speed eco v100 pump, i plan to run pump slow about 100 lpm, i am told the Watermaid RP9 chlorinator will need 100lpm to operate correctly, i want to add a heat pump, i have seperate...