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I have a an Electronic Chlorine Generator for my pool and and seem to be scooping out about 1/4 to 1/3 cup of calcium everyday from the bottom of the pool. Is this a common problem? I don't think I had the problem the first few years of use and after experiencing it for a year with the original device, decided to install a new generator but I still have the problem. Any suggestions

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These generators need to be cleaned every 3-6 months at least. cleaning the cells in a light 1 to 4 acid solution will usually do it.
If your Calcium hardness is too high to begin with , you will need to clean this much more often.

If your calcium hardness levels are above 250-300 parts per million, you just need to treat for calcium. There are plenty of conditioners out there that will do this for you.

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