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    Sand like material n my pool

    I do my own testing at home. Just trying to solve my mysterious material issue. Pool math csi is at 0.51.
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    Sand like material n my pool

    Hello all! So I took a water sample to Leslie's pool for testing (Just to see if they can see something I missed). They use a digital tester and they told me my TA is 40 PPM. I questioned as I had just tested the same water at home and my TA was 80PPM. The pool guy at Leslie told me that that...
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    Sand like material n my pool

    Do you think this can be plaster coming off my pool walls? My plaster is an Onyx color made of Can this be plaster coming off? My pool was installed 3 years ago and i had issues with plaster white stain. My plaster color is the diamond brite Onyx, but i have white stains in some places. Can't...
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    Sand like material n my pool

    I do not think is the polimeric sands as it's sand like, but is kind of crystalized. My polymeric sand is darker (see picture). At the beginning i though it was undisolved salt . Additionally, my deck is pitched away from the pool to prevent rain water from going to the pool. My pool guy thinks...
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    Sand like material n my pool

    My pavers have polymeric sand.
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    Sand like material n my pool

    No heavy rain. I have a paver deck 10 feet wide on each direction from my pool. So doubt dirty is coming into the pool. I poured vinegar on it. Nothing happened.
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    Sand like material n my pool

    Hi! Here is the picture. Water test results as follows: FC 5.5 CC 0 TA 80 PH 7.4 CH 250 CYA 70 Salinity 3400
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    Sand like material n my pool

    Hi! Yesterday, while cleaning my polaris for the 1st time after switching to a mesh bag, i found my bag full of something that looks like sand. Has anyone ever seem this? What is it? Today is day two and i got less, but still almost half a bag.
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    Variable Speed Pump

    Jim, Thanks for the reply. My water is fine....but filter shows dirty when pumpnis run at max speed. I run my pump at low speed during normal pool use, but like max speed while cleaner and heater are on for better performance. As per the control panel, it does have a wait to increase/decrease...
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    Variable Speed Pump

    Hi Jim! I have a pool guy that does maintaince and keep having issues with filter not being backwash when it needa to as psi looms fine unless pump is running at max speed. Hence, i want to make sure pump run at max speed while in service mode so he can see real pressure plus it helps with...
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    Variable Speed Pump

    I need assistance setting up my variable speed pump to run at max speed while in service mode. Currently, i have it set up for difference speed while in pool mode, cleaner on and heating, but cannot figure out how to set speed for service mode. Any help with be appreciated.
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    CH increase

    Wow! You are a genius and i am a dumb Rear... i cannot believe i made this mistake...i guess i should not drink until i do my testing! Thanks so much for your help!
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    CH increase

    Hi! I tested 4 times same result. I used attached product whatever amount was needed to get to 250 PPM . I dissolved powder in a bucket and spread around pool. I tested 3 days after and it was 250 PPM as desired. Beside this only added PH down as needed.
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    CH increase

    Hi! It's possible for the CH to increase from 275 PPM to 675 PPM in two weeks? My Ch was 275 PPM on July 2. Today is 675 PPM. Is this possible or just chemicals going bad? I have the TF-100 kit. Purchased last year. My water is filtered and has a descaler so not heavy water. On June 15, i had...
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    Autofill Issues (water coming out of the overflow pipe & water will not stop flowing)

    I disconnected the unit and it appears that the fill line is either broken or disconnected from the canister as I can see a gap. So it looks like the overflown pipe is connecting to nothing. Hence water is saturating dirt around overflown pipe drain, which is causing water to come into canister...
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    Autofill Issues (water coming out of the overflow pipe & water will not stop flowing)

    I have not yet as it's a brand new unit, I did not consider it, but I don't think this will explain the water coming out of the overflow pipe...would it?
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    Autofill Issues (water coming out of the overflow pipe & water will not stop flowing)

    Hi! So I have a poolmister autofill installed last year (came with my new pool) it worked fine. My pool guy uninstalled when closing the pool last year. When he opened the pool this year it was not working. He said he did nothing and installed the same way it was previously installed. First...
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    Ta will not go higher than 60ppm

    Hello all! I added baking soda about one month ago, but did not see any increase on TA. My PH does increase, I allow it to increase as high as 7.9, but still the TA will not increase. I have not test it the TA of the fill water, but I have not fill my pool in about a month or two as we have...
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    Ta will not go higher than 60ppm

    Good morning all! My TA all summer has not has not gone up from 60ppm. Once or twice was 50ppm. Is this a problem. All my other chemicals are right, but even with PH is as high as 8ppm, the TA remains at 60ppm. Is this a sign of something wrong? Last my reading today were as follows: FC 7ppm...
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    Pentair Vs Jandy Equipment (Pump, Remote, Salt Chlorinator, Lights, etc)

    I do have an air blower for my spa within 3 feet from Antenna. Pool builder did relocate the antenna, but still within 3 feet. Unfortunately, my current yard is too small so no much can be done about the spacing between blower and antenna. However, since I am moving soon to a house where space...
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    Pentair Vs Jandy Equipment (Pump, Remote, Salt Chlorinator, Lights, etc)

    Thanks for the comment. I have had my new pool for 4 seasons now and since first year had issues with the fusion soft chlorinator. It will stop working for days, it will shutdown due to high salinity(although salinity was good). The cell, sensors, boards and other parts have been replaced, but...
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    Pentair Vs Jandy Equipment (Pump, Remote, Salt Chlorinator, Lights, etc)

    Hello all! SO I am building a new home and need advice as to the equipment for the new pool. Currently I have Jandy equipment, which I had many issues with the control system and salt Chlorinator. Is Pentair any better? I have quotes from different contractors and now I am trying to pick a...
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    Pool company cancelled my closing & pool has closing chemicals ....what do i do now?

    Re: Pool company cancelled my closing & pool has closing chemicals ....what do i do I purchased it on amazon from a company called VM innovations. I guess I will just maintain it as usual. Thank you all for the advice.
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    Pool company cancelled my closing & pool has closing chemicals ....what do i do now?

    Pool company cancelled my closing & pool has closing chemicals ....what do i do now? Good morning! My pool company just cancelled my closing scheduled for today. I had already pour all the chemicals from my closing kit ( Non-Chlorine shock, algae and winter treatment). My new appointment is...