chlorine level

  1. T

    Chlorine cost analysis

    Hi, I'd be curious to hear about everyone's experience with chlorination strategies to figure out what would work best for me. For many years, I've been using trichlor pucks along with calhypo for shock with mixed success. It's been pretty painful to deal with the high levels of CYA and the...
  2. J

    Stupid Question!

    I just tested my water and my FC is 19.5 (CYA is 50). I've had my salt water cell on at 60% all summer and I guess because of the cool weather and not having as much sun (my pool only gets about five hours of sun/day) my FC is creeping up (a lot!). The stupid question - is there anything...
  3. A

    Need to drain pool, uncertain about plumbing setup

    I recently rented a home with a pool, and I’m responsible for maintaining it. When I got here the pool was crystal clear, but I had no concept of how to care for it. The landlord said he would have his handyman come teach me how to take care of it. I didn’t know the pool should be checked and...
  4. R

    Zero Chlorine

    Hey all, found this site as a result of googling the issues I've had a with a new (to me) pool. I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing regarding pool stuff, but I recently read through pool school and am trying to get started on the TFP method. Grateful for any help you guys can give me...
  5. G

    Chlorine Depletion.

    Hello, I have learned so much from this website. Thank you all so much. I still do have a conundrum that I am unable to research and see my solution. Wondering if I can get some Ideas. I have a 4K gallon above ground pool. We live in Minnesota and my pool is in direct sun 7 hours a day. I...
  6. Algae Hater

    To drain or not to drain???

    I have been having difficulty maintaining a proper chlorine level in my pool this whole summer (has actually been an ongoing issue since 2017 but much worse this year even though I purchased a new pump and filter system last summer, and this pool has been partially drained twice since 2017...