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  1. Concord122

    Going on vacation for 4 days - what are my options?

    Hey all, My wife and I are going out of town for four days (Thursday-Sunday). What are my best options to keeping the FC up while we are gone? For reference, we just did a water exchange two weeks ago so our CYA is around 35-40. Water is currently clear. We have had algae issues in the past...
  2. Concord122

    Failed OCLT with 1.5 ppm lost - preparing to SLAM

    Last night we performed our first OCLT after draining and refilling the pool on Saturday. Yesterday afternoon I checked the FC and it was low at 2.5 ppm. I added Cl and checked again at about 11 PM and it was 5.5 ppm. This morning, we were down to FC 4.0. CC for all the tests since the re-fill...
  3. Concord122

    New pool and first TF-100 Measurements - CYA 100+

    Hey guys and gals, My TF-100 came today so when I came home my wife and I went to testing the pool and also our source water (kitchen tap). FYI, we have only owned the house and pool for two weeks. Pool Measurements pH: 7.8 - makes sense it is a bit high given the 3" chlorine tablets and no...
  4. Concord122

    Howdy y'all! New pool owners from Texas

    My wife and I just bought a house with an in-ground pool and hot tub in the Spring, TX area. Considering we have lived in Texas for less than 2 months, perhaps we aren't quite ready to use "y'all" as frequently as some do but it does come in handy! My wife and I went to "pool school" at our...