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    Growing Algae

    Hope to have results of water test tomorrow pm.
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    Growing Algae

    Assuming no leaks when I remove the tablets, should I plan on a SLAM or drain, scrub and refill? Well water and rain are only two sources.
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    Growing Algae

    I know, but I did not have clothes to get them this afternoon. Tomorrow probably four pm will be the soonest I can get them. Hope it will not cause weak spots in the liner. Discoloration I can live with.
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    Growing Algae

    Well, we made it back to our soon to be home. Closing tomorrow afternoon. Our pool is now filled to the eyeballs and growing algae as one might expect. I put two floaters with 4 chlorine tablets in each one in the pool. I failed to get the top on one of them and three fell out. So I guess I...
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    New guy, almost a pool owner.

    I bought a chlorine floater today and a 25 LB pound bucket of chlorine. I lucked out and walked into a place that was no longer going to support pools, only spas. He charged me only $62 for the 25-pound bucket! I think I got a great deal. I also have on order the TF-100 with XL option, the...
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    New guy, almost a pool owner.

    Currently, it has a few feet of rainwater in it. Would it be a mistake to fill it with existing well water after removing what debris I can? I have no way of testing the makeup of the well water until we get there. Even then we will be there only a few days until we return back to Illinois. I...
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    New guy, almost a pool owner.

    No, I am not sure, that came from the realtor's description. I suspect it is more like 48"deep, but until we go back there on the 19th I will not know for certain.
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    New guy, almost a pool owner.

    Plans are to close on our home with a pool on the 19th of July. I have been in several pools, owned a few blow up pools, but never an aboveground pool. This one is 30' in diameter and was told to be 30" deep. Right now it has rainwater from over the winter and some leaves and debris in it...