Hi all, I am new to this site and I just wanted to let you know that I have completed my conversion process from Baquacil to Chlorine. After reading as much as I can on the other websites I decided to take the plunge..After 8 years I have finally converted..I was tired fighting the cloudy water/late season algae that Baquacil was always creating...All in all, the process wasn't as bad as I had anticipated. I started last Saturday and the pool is finally clear today. It went thru a series of colors from murky green, to gatorade lime to clear. I used roughly 25 of the large gallon jugs of Ultra Bleach that you can find at WalMart...There was alot of goop in my filter and I had to constantly backwash to keep at lower psi levels...so here are my latest readings
FC = 3 (i can't get it to stay higher yet) just put some more chlorine in tonight..will check reading in the morning
TC = 3
PH = 7.0 (seems low to me)
TA = 100
CH = 270
I can't seem to get a good reading on my CYA...I am using a leslie's service DPD kit -i think it is made by Taylor....Any suggestions...
I have a 30,000 gallon, vinyl lined pool and am using a Hayward DE Filter.
If I get the FC up further what are my next steps in this process...where do I want to maintain these levels on a pool this size...