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Forum: Chlorine Alternatives: UV, Ozone, Baquacil (PHMB), etc

Alternatives to chlorine. How to use PHMB (Baquacil). How to recover from using it

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQ: Using or removing PHMB (Baquacil, etc.)

    General info on PHMB: http://www.poolsolutions.com/gd/phmb-swimming-pool-sanitizer.html Official conversion guide (from Baquacil)...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 03-28-2006 05:34 PM
    phmb, sticky
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    03-28-2006 05:34 PM Go to last post
  1. Ionizer to replace aquarite?

    I didn't see a forum specific to ionizers . Apologies if this is in the wrong place. I have and aging aqua-rite system with a salt cell(t-15) that...

    Started by BND‎, 03-09-2017 07:24 PM
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    03-22-2017 12:05 AM Go to last post
  2. Has anyone tried aqua finesse pool care tablets for a biguanide pool?

    Hi, I am trying them this season to see if it clears up the typical white water mold / pink slime issues associated with biguanide. So far things...

    Started by three4rd‎, 07-23-2016 06:44 PM
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    07-24-2016 10:41 AM Go to last post
  3. First Pool Ever

    It looks like I'm going to spend a lot of time on this forum. My wife and I just bought a house with our first pool. We're moving from a house...

    Started by norman00‎, 06-15-2014 06:02 AM
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    06-15-2015 06:33 PM Go to last post
  4. Remington Solar Chlorine-Free “Sun Shock”

    Anybody ever use the Remington Solar Chlorine-Free “Sun Shock”? What has been your experience with it? I will be away a lot this summer and with...

    Started by paigemetoo‎, 05-27-2015 10:37 AM
    remington solar, sun shock
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    06-02-2015 12:15 AM Go to last post
  5. New to the pool world.

    Hey guys! Look forward to learning from you all! I just started renting a house with a large pool. I am renting it from my friend as he moved across...

    Started by seth.williams‎, 06-12-2014 10:40 PM
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    06-14-2014 10:00 PM Go to last post
  6. Question Advise on UV Ozone water Cleaners

    Newbie here, Looking for advise on UV water cleaner for a saltwater pool. I have never had a problem with algae or anything else until we got a Lab...

    Started by av8rdawg‎, 06-13-2014 12:02 AM
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    06-14-2014 09:39 PM Go to last post
  7. New Owner, CDX (PHMB) to BBB Conversion

    Hi Everyone, I've been reading alot on this website and I've read everything on PoolSolutions as well, so I'm starting to get pretty familiar with...

    Started by updog012‎, 05-28-2014 11:00 PM
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    06-09-2014 10:04 AM Go to last post
  8. Converting from Baquacil to the BBB method

    I'm about to start this cleaning process. Just filled the pool because it has set up below levels all winter. It was crystal clear during the snow &...

    Started by bamagirl‎, 05-18-2014 12:25 PM
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    05-21-2014 12:26 PM Go to last post
  9. Bacqucil Home Test Kits

    We are running out of places to get a good Baquacil water test done. We are looking for a kit(other than the test strips) that is it easy enough for...

    Started by kyurkovich‎, 05-10-2014 07:57 PM
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    05-13-2014 11:50 AM Go to last post
  10. Losing Chlorine after 10 years of Baquacil

    Thank you for having this forum! I have used Baquacil for 20 years and decided this year to go back to chlorine. I followed your instructions...

    Started by Lynne0616‎, 08-31-2013 03:01 PM
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    09-02-2013 12:08 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Switch Sanitizers at Pool Closing or Opening

    I have been using Baguinide for 6 years now. While I have had OK success with it I am now getting to a point where I think I need to switch. Had some...

    Started by enahs‎, 08-22-2013 09:07 PM
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    08-29-2013 08:23 AM Go to last post
  12. Need help with AquaSilk (PHMB)

    Hello all, I just signed up because I have found this forum really helpful and informative. My wife and I just bought a house in Florida and we...

    Started by JacksHomeOwner‎, 08-12-2013 04:01 PM
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    08-12-2013 05:37 PM Go to last post
  13. Baquacil vs. Chlorine

    I just thought it was high time to share my opinion on Baquacil vs. Chlorine, just my experience though. When I found this forum and put my faith in...

    Started by Digger‎, 07-30-2013 09:23 PM
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    08-12-2013 03:32 PM Go to last post
  14. Converting from Baquacil to Bleach!

    Finally can post a thread, so here are my results and some questions. 6-21-13 at 6:36 pm FC = 13 x .2 = 2.6 CC = 17 x .2 = 3.4 added 10 gallons...

    Started by obelcher‎, 06-22-2013 10:15 PM
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    06-22-2013 10:35 PM Go to last post
  15. Cool The case of the somewhat old"ish" filter and the cloudy pool

    Opened the pool quite late this year because the weather just couldn't decide what it wanted to do. Put brand new pool filter sand (yes it was the...

    Started by Chimell‎, 06-03-2013 06:46 PM
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    06-03-2013 10:14 PM Go to last post
  16. New member - just learning about pool care

    Hello, I am new to pool care and I am attempting to help my girlfriend with the care of her SoftSwim based pool. We are thinking of converting...

    Started by dark_jager‎, 08-29-2012 08:58 PM
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    09-04-2012 02:25 PM Go to last post
  17. 1 year after conversion

    It's now a full season after converting from Baquacil to a salt water chlorine generation system, so I thought I would post my results here. I...

    Started by jeffmull‎, 09-11-2006 10:32 AM
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    09-03-2012 08:28 PM Go to last post
  18. Just started with PoolForum

    Been running baquacil for years and am tired of the issues that seem to come up every year - this was the worst - took almost a month to get the pool...

    Started by chickgreen‎, 08-15-2012 11:02 AM
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    08-16-2012 10:42 PM Go to last post
  19. Baquacil Pool Problems - Cloudy water - HELP!!

    My family installed an above ground pool (18' round x 52") approximately three weeks ago. About 2-3 days after adding the initial doses of the...

    Started by careyshane32‎, 07-27-2012 09:07 PM
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    07-30-2012 09:12 AM Go to last post
  20. Baquacil to Chlorine help

    I've been using Baq since I purchased our pool several years ago and am tired of fighting it. CLOUDY, SNOTTY, ALGAE AND COST. Can someone explain...

    Started by billjan‎, 07-23-2012 10:38 AM
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    07-25-2012 10:16 PM Go to last post

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