Seeking help for chronic pool issues

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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby JCINAZ » Tue 29 Aug, 2023 12:16

Duplicate Post.


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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby Teapot1 » Wed 30 Aug, 2023 12:00

It takes time to build the CYA back up so you should wait a bit to maximise the shock cycle.
I may not give you the answer you want to hear, but I will give an honest opinion of your situation as you decribe it.
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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby JCINAZ » Mon 04 Sep, 2023 10:53

Hi Guys,

I have a few follow up questions.

I got my pool looking perfect (again). Everything was balanced.

Is it normal for it to get cloudy after two days from the point I last put chlorine in?

I am planning on putting liquid chlorine in a few times a week, is that adequate? Seems like it needs it every other day which would be more of a pain.

~James
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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby Denniswiseman » Mon 04 Sep, 2023 11:12

The only way is to test untill you find at what level you need to add chlorine
So test and top up
Next day test again and maybe add more chlorine
Repeat untill you find a happy medium
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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby JCINAZ » Mon 04 Sep, 2023 11:48

Thanks,

Is it typical for it to get cloudy quickly without chlorine? 2 days?
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Re: Seeking help for chronic pool issues

Postby Teapot1 » Mon 04 Sep, 2023 12:43

It shouldn't go cloudy that quickly so I am asking myself what could be causing that? Filter breakthrough possibly, sand gets channelled and can get unreliable as domestic filtets do not backwash that well so leave very fine remnants. Its possible that shock chlorine levels can cause these to be released back into the pool. If you can buy a low cost chlorine pump or a peralstaltic dishwasher pump and a basic digital timer you can automate things a bit with trial and error.
I may not give you the answer you want to hear, but I will give an honest opinion of your situation as you decribe it.

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