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    Finding this to be the hardest part about testing chemicals with the tf100 kit. I have done the test over and over and am finding that what is considered obscured is pretty subjective. I took pics at 0, 45, 40, 35 and 30. Can someone tell me at which level the point is considered obscure for...
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    Algae won’t go away

    Used the TF-100 kit. Applied mustard algae slam levels (24ppm) to my 30-40 cya level. Have brushed the bottom and sides of the pool, removed the ladder (no other items in the pool). The algae dusts up, but by 30 mins later you can see some on the bottom again. By a few hours later it’s all...
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    How to fix this leaking water from top of pump

    Water is leaking out from the hose where it connects onto the top of the pump from the filter; I can’t get it to stop. I’ve tried taking the hose off and putting it back on twice now but water continues to flow down from the connection. Here’s pics
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    1-4 FC Question

    Newbie here. How is the recommended levels of free chlorine in a pool which from what I’ve read on guess strip bottles etc, 1-4 ppm possible when I’ve read that a typical day burns up around 4 ppm. Wouldn’t that risk you a time frame where your pool would be 0 chlorine or near that and...
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    Mustard Algae Problem

    Ok so after my first post I was told to get the TF100 kit. That is currently being ordered. In the MEANTIME (don’t throw me to the wolves) I visited the local magicians who gave me the attached results sheet. I currently have 2 tablets (non CYA) in a floater. I have what I believe to be...
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    Can’t figure out what this is or how to get rid of it

    Hello, I have not been able to enjoy my first pool season at all. I can’t figure out what this is or how to get rid of it. I have tried using a brush and brushing the pool and using a hand held vacuum but it just seems to dust up and come back. Please help. I have been going weekly to the pool...