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Pool temperature

Postby Cold in Colorado » Fri 18 Jul, 2008 23:22

:roll: Our condo pool man says our pool temp must stay cool or too much bacteria will grow. Is this true? It gets algae now. Thanks


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Postby muss08 » Sat 19 Jul, 2008 22:42

Algae enjoys warmer temperatures but unless you are getting into the mid to upper 80s it shouldnt be a big deal, especially if the pool is properly chlorinated.
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Postby chem geek » Sun 20 Jul, 2008 13:53

We keep our pool at 88F and it sometimes gets to 90F and have no algae problems even with a phosphate level approaching 3000 ppb because we properly maintain the Free Chlorine (FC) level to never get below 7.5% of the Cyanuric Acid (CYA) level.

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