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    Thank you for introducing me to the BBB

    Hello and thanks,
    My name is Robert, live in League City, Tx and I have a 15000 Gal. inground pool with attached hot tub. I was struggling with all the problems I have read about on this site, like high cya, mustard algea, and high calcium hardness. I looked at many of the forum posts for several months before I decided to go for it, and I am glad I did. I spent hundreds of dollars buying algecides trying to get rid of Mustard algea and draining-refilling thousands of gallons of water to bring down high cya levels. Since going to the BBB method I have not had a single outbreak of mustard algea or had to think about draining water. My wife thought I was crazy when I switched to bleach and she really looked at me when I told her I was putting borax in the pool. But now she has noticed how sparkling clear the water is and no longer thinks I am out of my mind. So with that I will say Hello and thank you.


    rgil
    15000 gal./attached hot tub
    quartz plaster
    Pentair DE filter
    rgil
    15000gal. IG/attached hot tub
    quartz plaster
    Pentair DE filter
    2HP whisperflo pump

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    Re: Thank you for introducing me to the BBB

    Welcome to TFP.

    Glad your wife's opinion of you has improved! There are now 10,000 of us with Trouble Free Pools.
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    Re: Thank you for introducing me to the BBB

    Hi Robert,

    The BBB method is simple and fabulous. You have done a great job taking control of your pool!

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