Calcium hypochlorite and swimming pool care. All about pool water maintenance for a pool perfect for you.
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It's a chemical compound that is used for water treatment and as a bleaching agent, is relatively stable, and has greater available swimming pool chlorine level than sodium hypochlorite (liquid bleach).
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Chart - Super Chlorinate Your Pool
(Amount Needed to Reach 10 ppm)
|Type Of Swimming Pool Chlorine||POOL GALLONS|
|Sodium Hypo||10 oz.||1 3/4 qts.||3 1/4 qts.||1 1/4 gal.||1 2/3 gal.||2 gal.||4 gal.||6 gal.|
|Lithium Hypo||4 oz.||1 1/4 lbs.||2 1/3 lbs.||3 1/2 lbs.||4 3/4 lbs.||6 lbs.||12 lbs||18 lbs.|
|Dichlor||2 1/4 oz.||11 oz.||1 1/3 lbs.||2 lbs.||2 2/3 lbs.||3 1/3 lbs.||6 3/4 lbs.||14 lbs.|
|Calcium Hypo||2 oz.||10 oz.||1 1/4 lbs.||2 lbs.||2 1/2 lbs.||3 1/4 lbs.||6 1/2 lbs.||13 lbs.|
Learn the best way to balance and test your swimming pool chlorine. Calcium Hypochlorite has enjoyed many years of service to many swimming pool owners.
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The calcium hydochlorite will not dissolve in our pool.
The calcium hydochlorite will not dissolve in our pool. It is suspended in the water and clings to the tile line in our gunite pool. Ph is at 7.5 …
Using Cal Hypo for the first time Not rated yet
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We used chlorine with a lot of calcium in it. Now it's cloudy and I don't know how to get it clear. Please give me some suggestions on what to do …
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First let me thank you for your wonderful informative website. Only wish I had come across it sooner. We had an extreme rain event that introduced dirty
It starts out clear and progressively goes from light green, to dark green and then to solid black! The other hose from the pool into the filter pump remains clear.
My problem is that I can't get the dead gray looking algae out of the pool.