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We put up our intex pool and they say the sides wont go straight unti its full of water, my left side rail is still sagging in. not working for us, can we send it back . Not happy with it, don't have the box it came in. Only had it long enough to see if it would work on the ground.

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What if you put a clamp on the side tie a rope to it then put a stake in the gound until filled

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SOURCE: High ph, algea, salty taste

You are going to need to buy chemicals anyway (acid for sure and probably algaecide) so find a good pool store tech and have them test your water and recommend the proper doses.

In summary though, you should not taste the salt in the pool and being able to means the salt content is to high. Chlorine generators will not work if the salt is to high and the fix is to drain water and dilute the remaining water until the salt content is no higher than max. No chlorine could explain the algae.

Generators also cause the pH to rise over time so you will need to keep acid on hand to counteract that.

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SOURCE: unlevel ground 3 inces

if you had said it was a blow up ring intex then yes it very likely would collapse. with your situation it is less likely, but possible
as for the metal frame you still need to keep an eye on how many swimmers or on the low side and if they hold on to the rail
your weight distribution of water does not need to be disturbed by hangers on.
water weighs 8 pounds per gal so with your 12000 or so gallons could shift
be carefull and keep an eye on it especially if any of the support leggs are on plain old dirt dirt turns to mudd no matter how hard it was during dry days throw in the weight of the pool with wet dirt and the leggs will start sinking

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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If you can, adjust your intake valves so more of the suction is coming from your vacuum and less from your skimmers. This will allow the the vacuum to climb out of the deep end.


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Yes, you can add chlorine. Liquid chlorine will raise the ph a bit. Don't know what kind of shock you are adding, but wait a day, recheck ph level, than adjust.

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how do I hook up my 1000 GPH intex filter pump?

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