Welcome to TFP! You've come to the right place. Marty and other experts will help you have a sparkling clear pool at the lowest cost in no time! Please fill out your signature with all your pool information so our experts can help you with less cycle time to get the basics. The signature feature in in the drop down under your screen name above. Please include pool capacity and equipment model numbers as well as you test kit model and any special features.
One you read and get comfortable with the material Marty recommended you should get a supply of liquid chlorine. You'll need a lot to start with and you'll use the least amount possible if you do everything very diligently.