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    Please help with sand returning to pool!

    Good morning! I currently have sand returning to my pool through return lines. 2019 I replaced sand in filter. May of 2020 emptied sand and inspected laterals and bought new laterals due to some cracks and corrosion. Refilled with sand and subsequently had sand return to pool. May of this...
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    Sneaky sand in my pool

    Hoping for some help...replaced sand last year in Hayward S-210T (bought house with pool 3 years) then had sand return to pool. Closed last fall and last week I took sand out, purchased new lateral and installed with sand from last year. Running great while clearing my nasty water. Today I...
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    Order of slam process/adding chemicals

    Good morning! Going to start addressing pool water imbalance today. My testing showed the following (using K: CH = 20 PH = bright color over measurable amount in test TA = 40 FC = 0 CYA = under 20 (barely cloudy at all) Lots of work to do. Starting with raising CYA but can I address TA and...
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    Opening my pool to gross water

    Hi. Just opening pool to a mixture of unclear, algae, and some leaf muck that accidentally slipped off cover into pool. Mix that with a bunch of tadpoles and it's not a pretty sight! I am wondering if I should still do water test before starting slam or drop some chlorine before water sample...
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    Help with SLAM and poolmath app

    I am back to the site after opening my pool last week. Just became introduced to poolmath app. I measured all of my levels and installed the poolmath app on my phone. I don't understand how to use the app to help with what my slam chlorine levels should be. Last year I just used the pool...
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    Problem with wiring that attaches to start capacitor

    Not sure if anyone has had this happen but when I tried to switch out a bad start capacitor for a new one the connector that slides onto the capacitor broke off from the wire. I have stripped some of the insulator covering on the wire but I can't seem to find where to buy the flag connector. I...
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    help with bright green pool please

    Started the year off with swampy pool. Followed SLAM and after a quick turn of dark green water to looking like it was going towards blue, water turned to bright green. Water is cloudy and bottom has not been visible since beginning of process. After a week visited pool store and they...