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Calcium: The most misunderstood chemistry in the pool business

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 Calcium impacts all types of pool surfaces Pick your…
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Delayed Gratification: The Marshmallow Test

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We live in a world of instant gratification Delayed gratification…
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The Difference between Total Alkalinity and Carbonate Alkalinity

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en españolThe LSI requires knowing the carbonate alkalinity…
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How Orenda enzymes actually work

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 How Orenda enzymes actually work Orenda enzymes CV-600…
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Pool turned green from copper and a chlorine shock

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It turned green from copper, not algae. Who would've thought? Brand…
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Calcium Scale ≠ Underwater Calcium Crystals

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NOTE: This article has been revised from its original version,…