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    How Long?

    how long should it be before i swim after i chlorinate and shock my pool? this is my first pool and it is a 3500 gal pool

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    Re: How Long?

    Assuming your CYA level is in the normal range. Test the pool for chlorine; anything around 4.0 or below will be safe to swim.
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    Re: How Long?

    Consult the FC/CYA chart in Pool School. Anything up to shock value according to that chart is fine for swimming.
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