Dirt and algie

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Re: Dirt and algie

Postby Teapot » Fri 22 Jun, 2018 16:24

And your stabiliser (CYA) level is?


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Re: Dirt and algie

Postby ljmesg » Fri 22 Jun, 2018 17:53

No CYA test.

I just added muriatic to reduce my ph...will report back in a bunch of hours.

Algae blooming like crazy after vac to waste. I dont think its pollen. It has to be mustard algae. I did read that thread with 4 posts on it.[img]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180622/6037b60e596e5d2d64e4cfa022c74ed9.jpg[/img]
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Re: Dirt and algie

Postby ljmesg » Fri 22 Jun, 2018 21:44

So ph dead on 7.2.
Cl dead on 3ppm
Alkalinity dripped from 80ppm to 60ppm

Will report after I virw in the morning how much mustard algae remains.

I will vac whatever is i therento waste and go from there.

Addi g water right now as well...I am at skimmer level.
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Re: Dirt and algie

Postby Teapot » Fri 22 Jun, 2018 23:29

The pH doesn't matter in the presence of CYA stabiliser provided it's more than 6.9. CYA is the most important level in a pool so you need an accurate test for it.
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Re: RE: Re: Dirt and algie

Postby ljmesg » Sat 23 Jun, 2018 08:58

Teapot wrote:The pH doesn't matter in the presence of CYA stabiliser provided it's more than 6.9. CYA is the most important level in a pool so you need an accurate test for it.


I have to buy a test kit for CYA.
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Re: RE: Re: Dirt and algie

Postby Denniswiseman » Sat 23 Jun, 2018 14:01

ljmesg wrote:
Teapot wrote:The pH doesn't matter in the presence of CYA stabiliser provided it's more than 6.9. CYA is the most important level in a pool so you need an accurate test for it.


I have to buy a test kit for CYA.

Get a decent FAS/DPD test kit (Taylor K2006C or TF100)
They will give you all the tests you need to do exceot for salt

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