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    Getting pool ready

    How much should I drain?

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    Re: Getting pool ready

    Well it depends what your levels are. You can SLAM it to get it back under control. Look in my siggy for the SLAM link.

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    Re: Getting pool ready

    I see no reason to drain anything. Get a STRONG leafnet and get out everything you can. then, SLAM the pool.
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    Re: Getting pool ready

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    Re: Getting pool ready

    That was the conclusion I decided too. Waiting on a Hayward Skimmer, then will get it filled and pumps going. Before test.

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    Re: Getting pool ready

    Cant run pump much when at work skimmer basket gets full fast. Dont have that much time to vacuum. Brush daily hopefully it will be clear shortly. Really love this way of life.

    Test results are:
    24'fc
    Ph 9
    Ta 100
    Ch 300
    Cya 15

    Added 5.5 lbs Cya
    Added 45 oz muriatic acid
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    Re: Getting pool ready

    Yeah, still had 14 fc in my pool this morning. So, much better than 1.

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    Re: Getting pool ready

    Good work.

    If you catch your FC below 10 you might want to check pH. Starting high, and with 100 TA it may rise up pretty quickly again.
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