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    about to order the test kit

    i'm about to order the complete test kit as recommended in pool school, but since I have a swg on the way, i guess i need to order the salt test strips as well. there are only 10 in the pack, is one pack enough? how often will i be testing the salt level?

    eta: this is what is says in the article
    In the spring, mid-summer, and any time there has been substantial water replacement
    If you use salt, test the salt level and adjust if needed.
    but since i will be setting up the salt system I assume I'll be testing to make sure it's all ok.
    proseries Metal frame, 26 x 52 -purchased, installing soon

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    Re: about to order the test kit

    Yes, just order one. You may need more next year, but the dates won't be as fresh if you buy it now.
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    Re: about to order the test kit

    yup...once you get the salt in range...you may not need to retest until you get a low salt error
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