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    Clear to Green Help

    We passed the 3 tests to stop the Slam. Yes it did drop that’s why we did the Slam.
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    Clear to Green Help

    Hi, I’m back. It took 7 days for the Slam. We been having heavy rainfall again. We put in what it calls for from the test. Our numbers look okay, but today we have some green algae starting. Here are our number today: FC 6.5 PH 7.5 TA 80 CYA 40 Temp: 83 Also we have ducks having their...
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    Clear to Green Help

    Hi, Thank you for you for getting back to me, we really appreciate it. We are starting the process now. We needed to get the muriatic acid, because we didn’t have enough. I’ll let you know how we are doing. Lorraine
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    Clear to Green Help

    Hi and thank you for your help. We are starting the process now. We needed to get more supplies. I will let you know how it goes!!
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    Clear to Green Help

    Hi, Yes, we were adding chlorine all week in the rain that’s why we were shocked. We are starting the Slam today, had to get more supplies. Thank you for getting in touch, really appreciate your help.
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    Clear to Green Help

    After 5 weeks of a clear pool and a week of drenching rain, yesterday we could not see the drain on the deep end. Today we have a Green pool. Please help.. Our readings for yesterday are: FC 4 PH 7.6 Cc .5 TC 4.5 TA 80 CYA 40 Temp. 77
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    Need Help Closing Pool

    My husband is getting ready to close pool hopefully by this weekend. He just did the following readings: FC - 9 CC - 0 TC - 9 TA - 50 CYA - 40 PH - 7.6 Water temp -61 degrees We are trying to figure out how to close the pool. Am I reading it correctly that we have to Slam the pool and get...
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    Pool numbers, eeNeed Help

    Hi, I just did my testing and I am confused about what it says to add. My pool is Clear. Here are my numbers: FC. 2 Ph. 7.4 TA. 70 CH. 75 Water temp is 74 CYA. 30 Because FC is low Over a week ago I was told put it at 16 Ph says to add 11 oz of washing soda or 22 oz of borax Ta says to...
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    Target

    Hello, I need help finding out what my target is supposed to be for a 30,000 gallon pool. Thank you. Lorraine
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    CLEAR to CLOUDY, HELP

    Thank you for your help. It’s clearing up, I can see the main drain. Lorraine
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    CLEAR to CLOUDY, HELP

    Hi, I’m fairly new to forum. I found you end of July 2017, after spending mega bucks at pool store and had a pea green pool for months. I was helped and after Slamming ended up with a clear pool in 2017 thanks to TFP help. My husband opened pool the end of April 2018 and we had a clear pool...
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    POOL Calulator Help,,

    Hi, I am using Pool Math. Thanks
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    POOL Calulator Help,,

    Hi Dave, I made typo, I can see drain, water is a little cloudy. Thank you.
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    POOL Calulator Help,,

    Hi, I’m a little confused with what I should add to the pool according to pool calculator. Just opened pool yesterday, had loads of leaves, all clean now. It’s a little cloudy but can I can see drain. I need help with what I should add. Here are are my readings: Water temp. - 64 FC - 1...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi, I just want to make sure we are still on the right path. My husband just did a complete water test: Here are results: FC - 13 CC - 0 TC - 13 CH - 125 TA - 60 CYA - 45 PH - 7.3 Water temp. 72 Where does our FC supposed to be. Is there anything that we should be doing. Thank you for your...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    SLAM FINISHED!!! Hi, Pool looks great! thanks to your help. Had first swim since last August!! Here are the readings: FC - 25 CC - 0 TC - 25 CH - 175 TA - 60 CYA - 40 PH - 7.5 Water temp. 76 What do we do next? Do we add anything? Does our ppm number change? Run filter how many hours...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi, Sorry to bother you, but did you get yesterday's email on god news pool is now blue but Cloudy. Thank you, Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi, Good News!! The pool is finally blue but Cloudy. He did a full test so you could see where we are and what's next: FC - 23 CC - 0 TC - 23 CH - 175 TA - 60 CYA - 40 PH - 7.5 water temp is 83 We might get to get our first swim before we have to close it. Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi again, I wanted to update you and what happening with tests. Pool is still dark green. As of 11 am, test is: FC- 20 CC - 0 TC - 20 I had my husband do a full test to see what the readings were: FC - 24 CC - 0 TC -24 CH - 150 TA - 60 CYA - 50 PH - 7.8 When do you think will see a...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hello again, I want to give you the readings to make sure we are doings this the right way. 2pm FC - 22 CC - 0 TC - 22 5:30pm FC - 20 CC - .5 TC - 20.5 So far he put 5 gallons of bleach today and will be putting in more when he checks it at 7:30. Am I right in thinking that we do it...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    I sent email yesterday letting you know what was happening. Here it is again! Put in 49ozs of Muriatic acid, and 10 gallons of bleach. Took readings at 4:30pm FC - 21 CC - .5 TC - 21.5 CH - 0 TA - 60 CYA - 50 PH - 8.2 water temp 82 Put in a couple of gallons of bleach at 7pm 9pm reading...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Added 49 oz Muriatic acid, two hours later added 10 gallons bleach. Tested 2 hours after bleach went win. Test results: FC -21 CC - .5 TC - 21.5 CH - 0 TA - 60 CYA - 50 PH - 8.2 water temp: 82 Will be adding 187 ozs. Of bleach after sweeping walls down. What is our next step!! Do we only...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    49 oz muriatic acid in, two hours later 10 gallons bleach, 2 hours after that he did a full test. Here are results: FC - 21 CC - .5 TC - 21.5 CH - 0 TA - 60 CYA - 50 PH - 8.2 According to Pool math Suppose to add 187 oz of bleach after sweeping down walls. Am I missing anything. Thanks...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Good morning, We will putting in the muriatic acid in this morning. How much time do you leave before putting in the bleach. Thanks, Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Thank you. I have a few questions. Do I use the Pool math to find out about how much muriatic acid should we should put in. DO we spread it out over the pool or at deep end of pool. Never use it before. Also, how many gallons of bleach do we start to put in every hour or two for the SLAM...
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi again. It took longer than we thought. Pumped out 15,000 gals. It's dark green. Here are the readings: FC - 3.5 CC - .5 TC - 4.0 CH - 200 TA - 60 CYA - 60 PH - 7.8. Water temp 79. Thanks. Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Good Morning, When we are done draining the pool which will be probably later tonight. How long do we have to circulate the pool water before we do the testing.. Thank you! Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    My husband just started draining and putting water in like you said. He figures it will still take a couple of days. Does he keep pump running during water change? If running - on filter or circulate? Should we do 2 gallons of bleach each day while exchanging water? Thank you. Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Do be still put in you 2 gallons of bleach in every day. Thanks. Lorraine
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    Swamp to Blue but Cloudy

    Hi, My husband is going to start to drain the pool tomorrow. We can only do 1ft at a time then refill. We have a very high water table. If we do more than that our walls will collapse. We had to have a special pump put in when we had the pool put in. When we put in a new vinyl liner the pool...