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  1. Domestic pool turnover rates

    I couldn't agree more Mark, The chlorine kills what it can in under a minute, what isn't killed by chlorine has to be filtered out. How quickly...

    Started by Anonymous [GDPR] European in the UK‎, 07-23-2015 02:53 AM
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  2. Numbers = confusion

    Ok guys I usually hide in the background and observed, but not this time. I have the Taylor k-2006 testing kit. When I opened my pool I my added...

    Started by Olugly‎, 05-13-2015 09:24 PM
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    05-17-2015 09:21 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Pool and attached spa, looking for water chemistry advice

    Just to start off on the right foot - I know the Pool Forum is mainly about pools and I know that pool water chemistry and spa water chemistry are...

    Started by SunnyOptimism‎, 04-15-2015 09:22 PM
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    04-24-2015 04:02 PM Go to last post
  4. AG vinyl liners & calcium hardness

    I would like to make a technical point that is often "incorrect" in my opinion - vinyl liner pools do need a certain level of calcium in the water...

    Started by SunnyOptimism‎, 09-28-2014 11:15 PM
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    10-23-2014 06:28 AM Go to last post
  5. Salt Water Pool - InteliChlor IC40 Firsthand Experience

    We have installed all Pentair equipment in our pool, including Clear and Clean filter, InteliFlow pump, EasyTouch control and a remote and...

    Started by valmiles‎, 08-10-2014 05:51 PM
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    08-11-2014 10:52 AM Go to last post
  6. The K2006 Decision

    . Purchasing the K2006 is not a casual decision for those of us with limited funds. The cost forces us to make a significant, long-term commitment...

    Started by FormerBromineUser‎, 08-02-2014 07:40 PM
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    08-04-2014 05:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Any 100% non chlorine hot tub options?

    Hi, I have been looking at lots of forums and google searching but i'm struggling to find all the answers I need so thought I would ask here. ...

    Started by Druppes‎, 06-07-2014 10:23 AM
    sticky, sticky-alternate
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    06-11-2014 12:06 AM Go to last post
  8. Pool Guys: how do you deal with covered pools on route?

    Specifically, the solar "bubble covers" that some people use this time of year. Do you remove the cover to service that pool, dumping a week's...

    Started by autophil‎, 05-23-2014 11:54 PM
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    05-30-2014 08:23 AM Go to last post
  9. Water to Acid vs Acid to Water

    ============================================== Acid+water posts moved from: www.poolforum.com/pf2/showthread.php/23086...

    Started by BigDave‎, 04-27-2014 11:54 PM
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    sticky-acid
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    05-12-2014 12:14 PM Go to last post
  10. Tri chlor shipping

    Brand new to this forum, reading thru some of the trichlor in differences in brands, I found out last summer that the reason they individually wrap...

    Started by John M‎, 04-27-2014 06:04 PM
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    04-30-2014 06:52 AM Go to last post
  11. Hot Tub Question

    I have a hot tub and I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba. My pump goes on for about 3 hours at a time and I am not sure how to turn this down. My...

    Started by timmie‎, 11-23-2013 09:21 AM
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  12. Testing Drinking Water

    Can Phenol Red be used to test ph levels in drinking water? I am on a well that has a soda ash feeder to increase the ph to acceptable levels. I used...

    Started by ccs717‎, 07-17-2013 01:02 PM
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  13. Cost Comparison of Chlorine Sources

    I originally posted the following on another forum, but thought it was valuable enough to post here as well. First, I describe exactly what is in...

    Started by chem geek‎, 05-07-2007 05:36 PM
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    chemical cost, cost comparison, sticky
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    06-26-2013 02:10 PM Go to last post
  14. Calcium and pool heaters

    Happy spring everyone. After a super long winter it's nice to have the pool open. One item that I have not found a good explanation of is the...

    Started by Spensar‎, 05-27-2013 08:55 PM
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  15. How Much FC To Make Water Potable?

    i figured this was a good place to discuss this with some of you guys/gals who know WAY more about chlorine than i do. a handfull of times a year...

    Started by Darkside‎, 12-01-2012 12:08 PM
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    12-03-2012 03:27 PM Go to last post
  16. Cool Can I Use Salt As Sanitizer Instead of Chlorine?

    I'm having a hard time finding information on using high saline as a permanent, maintenance-free solution. To avoid corrosion issues, I envision on...

    Started by catfish‎, 07-05-2012 06:44 PM
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    09-07-2012 12:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Suggestions on replacing pool equipment

    I have a 5 year old Aquapure 1400 SWCG system along with a Jandy RS PDA-PS4 (Wireless controller) that was installed when my pool was built. Over the...

    Started by aerangis‎, 08-10-2012 06:33 AM
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    08-18-2012 03:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Would you want this in your pool?

    Didn't know where else to put this that would be appropriate, so here it goes...... Looking on amazon for a solar cover for my pool, I came across...

    Started by Charlie_R‎, 08-13-2012 08:37 PM
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    08-13-2012 10:23 PM Go to last post
  19. Answering Questions at the PoolForum

    Well if your ph was at 7.5 . . . .

    Started by trickedout‎, 08-11-2012 09:01 PM
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    08-12-2012 07:51 AM Go to last post
  20. Alum, borax, etc.

    Several years ago I discovered the joy of flocculent and vacuum to discharge. Yes, outdoor pool. The local pool store charges $20 for a four...

    Started by paulvzo‎, 08-05-2012 09:51 PM
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  21. I'm still being moderated. What to do?

    Just wondering if I had done something to necessitate it or if I'm just that kinda special. :)

    Started by jwhouse‎, 08-10-2012 02:32 PM
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    08-11-2012 02:53 PM Go to last post
  22. Calcium Hardness (CH) for Vinyl Pool Liners

    There is this discussion over at Trouble Free Pool that has uncovered the apparent fact that granulated calcium carbonate is the common filler in...

    Started by chem geek‎, 05-01-2011 03:48 PM
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    06-28-2012 08:46 AM Go to last post
  23. Salt in non swg pool (long term effects?)

    I was bored, and reading some threads from 2006 like this: ...

    Started by sunlove‎, 05-24-2012 12:17 AM
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    06-06-2012 09:35 AM Go to last post
  24. Question Help interpreting FAS-DPD FC/CC test results **Sorry, long, techy post**

    Fair warning....this post is very long with details because they are necessary to get the level of help I need right now; to get to the bottom of a...

    Started by JuJuBee‎, 05-23-2012 11:58 PM
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    endpoint, fas-dpd fc testing, k-2006
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    06-05-2012 12:12 PM Go to last post
  25. Acid and Base Demand tests: Useful or Not?

    I want to clear up a few misconceptions since I have seen some confusion in this thread about the K-1005, K-2005, and K-1000 test kits, Taylor has a...

    Started by waterbear‎, 08-29-2011 12:55 PM
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    acid/base, sticky
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    06-04-2012 05:10 PM Go to last post
  26. Is a Pool Chlorine Level Above 10 PPM Unsafe?

    Admin note: this is a copy of the first 4 posts of this thread: http://www.poolforum.com/pf2/showthread.php?15974 Hello everyone. I recently...

    Started by han78216‎, 05-24-2012 12:16 AM
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    hic2, sticky
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    05-27-2012 11:43 PM Go to last post
  27. Cool Pool retailer FAQ on Salt Water Vs. Chlorine....

    .... just for fun. Amazing how rampant this is, as it isn't a heck of a lot different from a article in out main local newspaper. This one is...

    Started by Spensar‎, 05-19-2012 01:03 AM
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    05-19-2012 05:57 AM Go to last post
  28. Defending EcoSmarte and sanitation via copper ionization

    Thanks Ben. I'm just a homeowner/pool owner, and am not promoting any products. In another current topic regarding ion sanitization (not...

    Started by ernie1959‎, 05-09-2012 12:50 PM
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    05-09-2012 07:53 PM Go to last post
  29. New Pool motor and salt water Chlorine Generator? Intelliflo and Intellichlor?

    Hello Everyone. Currently I have a 1hp pump and a Hayward Chlorine generator which I have never been all that happy with. It seems like I am always...

    Started by mrrparker‎, 04-08-2012 12:19 PM
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    04-09-2012 04:37 PM Go to last post
  30. CAUTION Leaf Pool Pumps or Eco Pool Pumps or Spectra UV

    ===================================== PoolDoc Note As always, we try to post honest and accurate information. This usually means we include...

    Started by mrrparker‎, 04-07-2012 04:31 PM
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    04-07-2012 04:31 PM Go to last post

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