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  1. A

    Which is correct?

    We just got our pool filled With water 6 weeks ago... Its brand new pebble sheen gunite pool which the spa is flush attached. The pool builder gave us the pentair kit and all equipment is Jandy. Its Jandy aquapure 1400 and the pool is just under 24000gallons. We purchased a Taylor salt kit in...
  2. M

    More corrosion questions from a skeptical SWG wannabe convert

    Hi all, After adding solar and keeping our pool warmer this summer, I'm more seriously considering adding a SWG as the chlorine demand is getting more intense. The general opinion here at TFP seems to be in favor of SWGs, and that the risk of corrosion is low. Many seemingly informed sites...
  3. T

    5400Gal Pool + 180lb Salt @48 hours = only 400ppm??

    Hello! We have an 18’x48” 5455gal pool using well water. We miscalculated and put 4 full bags of Clorox pool salt from Wal-Mart (99% pure) and another half bag of old unknown brand salt that came with the pool We stirred it around and waiting 24 hours. Not seeing any salt clumped at the bottom...
  4. C

    What is the process of adding salt to a 32 x16 Intex pool?

    Do we need to wait to get in the pool a certain amount of time after adding? I have read to turn off salt water generator but turn on pump As you insert salt. The directions with the pool are confusing. Husband and I are terribly stressed. We have never had a pool and we seem to...
  5. P

    What have we got wrong?

    We live in a relatively warm climate (northern CA) and are planning to build a pool in our backyard for the adults (serious lap swimming, but no one professional) and our two kids. What would you say is wrong with this plan? How would you improve it? 50’ x 10’ pool (possibly 50’ x 12’) + hot...
  6. D

    Low salt reading

    So my aquarite is giving me a reading of 2300. I had the water tested and it's really at 4000. Before opening up this season I replaced my thermistor because my readings were off last season. New thermistor and still bad inaccurate readings. In 8 years I've replaced the thermistor twice...
  7. B

    High salt leads to better opening?

    Hey TFPers, I have a 20k gallon fiberglass with salt water generator. Late last year the salt cell broke and read low salt so we kept adding salt (even though the pool did not need salt). We eventually figured out the problem after buying an electronic salt reader. We got everything back to...
  8. P

    NaCl Upward Drift?

    I started my opening process about a month ago. After the rainiest winter on record, my salt levels (along with CYA and CH) were rock bottom. I got the salt up to 3000 ppm, and left it there. Well in the month since, we’ve had two rain events of 5”+ (each) that have required me to pump out...
  9. wille

    Adding salt, but it's not registering

    Last week I added 20 pounds of salt, as the pool math app suggested. I shut off the SWG and ran the pool for 24 hours. Then, after turning it back on the Hayward hand-held, as well as my Taylor salt test showed the same (2600). What would cause adding salt and it not registering salt in the...
  10. wille

    Adding salt to SWG pool

    In following the directions in the e-book, I added salt to my pool last night and am in the process of running for 24 hours. I unplugged the SWG, as instructed. Now, at 22 hours, the pool has 0 chlorine in it. Suggestions?
  11. F

    Hayward Pro Logic Salt and Automation Help

    I'm trying to determine if i need to purchase a new main board GLX-PCB-PRO for my Hayward Pro Logic Automation system. All functions seem to operate correctly except I have a constant no flow message and an inability to do any of the salt functions. I’ve replaced the flow switch but that did...
  12. scader

    Salt clouds

    I've been adding salt to my pool for 5 years now, and don't recall this kind of reaction when adding it. I added three, 45lb bags. For more details, my pool opened half-drained from a leak. So I had to re-add (through city and some help from rain water) 10,000 gallons. Naturally, all my...
  13. Jon123

    Faux Indoor Pool - Renovation Recommendations

    Hey all... We're looking for some ideas on what we should do here. We're open to most anything, but we're leaning towards keeping the pool if it makes sense to do so. So, we bought a house last year that has an "indoor" pool. I am using quotes here because, as much as the pool is located...
  14. D

    Switched to Salt, now light housing is rusting

    Hi everyone When I bought this house back in 2010, the previous owner said he had switched to salt but the pool started to deteriorate ... so last year when I switched out the natural stone to glass tile, I thought I could switch to salt... I may have been mistaken. I switched to salt about 6...