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    Pine cone stuck in skimmer

    I do have skimmer baskets. I’m guessing this happened when I had taken them out to clean out the debris.
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    Pine cone stuck in skimmer

    I noticed recently that one of my skimmers wasn’t collecting much debris and seems to have very little suction in it. I reached down into the pipe and can feel a pine cone stuck a few inches in. Is there any way to get it out? Can I reverse the water flow into the skimmer to try to blow it out...
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    Algae/CYA level

    Found it there today-thanks for the tip!
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    Algae/CYA level

    Ahhh, ok maybe that's been my problem then. I will go in search of liquid chlorine again. I don't think I fully understood what I was looking for or where to look but I'm close to Menards so I'll see what I can find. Thanks for your help!
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    Algae/CYA level

    CH is 500. Can you help me understand the difference in liquid chlorine vs bleach? Are they the same?
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    Algae/CYA level

    I can't find liquid chlorine in my area. Will the granular work or am I wasting chemicals?
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    Algae/CYA level

    This is my first year maintaining my own pool but have always had trouble keeping algae under control. Our pool is old and probably doesn't have the best circulation and also has a leak somewhere that we aren't planning to invest in fixing this season due to the need for a replaster after this...