CYA directly into pool

geh

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Nov 28, 2020
106
New Orleans
Not thinking, I added 3 lbs of stabilizer directly into the pool, before I remembered it shold be in a pool sock in the skimmer. Now I have CYA on the bottom of my pool. Is that ok or am I risking damaging the plaster? Any remedy for this mistake? Also, yay or nay on running my pool robot in the meantime?
 

PoolGate

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TFP Guide
Jun 7, 2017
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Damascus, MD
Pool Size
29000
Surface
Plaster
Chlorine
Salt Water Generator
SWG Type
Jandy Aquapure 1400
You won't damage the plaster but it will most likely discolor wherever the CYA lands. I would start brushing to try and keep it in motion. Not a lot you can do at this point. Vacuum might help.
 

geh

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Nov 28, 2020
106
New Orleans
thanks. Been brushing, its spreading around now. Will vacuum now. What about the robot, will that damage it?
 

geh

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Nov 28, 2020
106
New Orleans
Brushing and vacuum seemed to take care of it. I don't think it discolored the plaster but I'll look more closely soon. Thanks.
 
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