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    Adding above recommended chlorine

    If the pool calc is suggesting the FC should be 5, if I add more (liquid chlorine) than the suggested amount (as an example to 7-8) is that wasted chlorine? In other words, can I expect that to not be anymore effective than the level at 5? I ask because in Texas, with the heat we have now, if I...
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    Calcium Hardness Question

    My numbers are: FC: 7.0 CC: 0 PH: 7.6 TA: 80 CH:230 CYA: 50 Based on this information, and using the Taylor Watergram, I am between -1 and 0 on balanced water. Seems as if I raise the CH to 275-280 this would get it more closely aligned to 0 and back in range (everything else is in range based...
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    SLAM Question

    Started the SLAM process yesterday morning due to algae on the walls. The target for chlorine based on the CYA was 18. Last night I tested before bed and was down a little to 16.2. I added the recommended amount to bring it back up and this morning was at 16.6. My question is this….should I...
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    Setting Speeds for with Easy Touch panel and Intelliflo

    We had a new VSF pump installed this week to replace an older one that cracked due to freezing (winter storm in Texas caused havoc on pools). We are using same EasyTouch Panel that’s was originally installed with the other Pentair pump. Installer was unable to initially get the panel to control...