3" tabs without CYA

Chlorinating, maintaining the right chlorine levels,
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3" tabs without CYA

Postby tacoma5050 » Mon 04 May, 2009 14:00

Why doesn't anyone manufacture 3" chlorine tabs without CYA in it? Is it not possible?

Or if someone does, where can I buy it?


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3" tabs without CYA

Postby Me... » Mon 04 May, 2009 14:38

Look for tabs with

Cal Hypo

on the pail.
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3" tabs without CYA

Postby tacoma5050 » Mon 04 May, 2009 14:53

Will those work in my Hayward automatic chlorinator that I use 3" tabs in?

Me... wrote:Look for tabs with

Cal Hypo

on the pail.
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3" tabs without CYA

Postby Me... » Mon 04 May, 2009 16:41

No, only tri chlror in MOST feeders. As per ...........

http://www.haywardnet.com/products/Manu ... nual13.pdf

If you read your product info you will find it tells you. You also don't want to be using one type of chlorine in a feeder that was using a different type of chlorine.
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3" tabs without CYA

Postby chem geek » Mon 04 May, 2009 19:42

Also, keep in mind that Cal-Hypo will increase Calcium Hardness (CH). For every 10 ppm Free Chlorine (FC) added by Cal-Hypo, it also increases CH by 7 ppm. This isn't as bad in percentage terms than CYA because CH is usually much higher (around 300 ppm) than CYA (< 80 ppm).

Cal-Hypo tabs also tend to break down quickly near the end and leave a residue of binder material. They are much messier than Trichlor pucks.

Unfortunately, there is no source of slow-dissolving chlorine that does not add either CYA nor CH. There are, however, automatic dosing systems for liquid forms of chlorine including peristaltic pumps and The Liquidator. And, of course, there are saltwater chlorine generator (SWG) pools.
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3" tabs without CYA

Postby Me... » Tue 05 May, 2009 11:39

Puck feeders are a great way to feed chlorine pucks ... IF ... you want to feed chlorine pucks. Much better than tossing pucks in your pump basket or skimmer basket etc. The best way to use them though, is to only put 1 or maybe 2 pucks in the feeder and crank it up into the top half of its flow capacity. Try 1 puck and if it cant maintain a reading, use 2. If 2 is too much the try for 1 1/2 pucks. You will have much better luck than filling the feeder up and trying to adjust that little valve.

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