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Old 09-07-2021, 08:43 AM
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I have an 8 year old salt water pool that was built and has been maintained by T&D. I have numerous calcium buildups througout the pool. Can someone explain why these are occuring and how to remove them?
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Old 09-07-2021, 09:09 AM
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They are common in a salt water pool, we have the same problem. I am not sure why, but my theory is that it has something to do with the alkalinity that is a by-product of the process of converting salt to chlorine. Regardless of how they get there, they are very easy to remove. Order a pumice stone stick from Amazon and simply grind away the buildups. The calcium will turn into a powder that will eventually wind up in the pool filter. Swim on : )
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Calcium Scaling - Trouble Free Pool | Trouble Free Pool
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My pool cleaner removes them.
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Need to increase backflush amount or frequency.
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