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Old 06-23-2015, 10:44 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by BlueYonder View Post
Interesting reading before you use swimming pool tabs. Some can cause problems. Maybe bromide tablets would be better than chlorine?

Chlorine tablets or, How I nearly killed me (and maybe "us"))))

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Old 06-28-2015, 07:53 AM   #22
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The Chlorine tab and piece of small piece of copper pipe really help but I also flush every 6 months

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Small piece of copper and Bromine tabs every few months works well for me.
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Old 06-28-2015, 11:24 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by djmarchand View Post
I would use one of the commercial products made for this purpose: Rydline, Barnacle Buster, CLR, etc. Dilute it in accordance with the directions, 1:1 i think. Muriatic is too strong an acid for laymen's use. Also the commercial stuff has detergents that will help remove an oil that may be bound up with the scale.

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