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Tag Archives: chlorine

Cool weather specials

Cooler weather has definitely arrived in Southeast Queensland, but that doesn’t mean that we should abandon our pools. There’s actually a number of advantages for electing to deal with your green pool when it’s too cold to swim. Algae doesn’t like the cooler weather either! When the temperature drops so does the speed of algae […]

Test Kit Reagent Compatibility Chart

Some people have asked us whether our reagents are compatible with other commonly available Australian FAS-DPD pool test kits. Where we know this information, we have provided it below. “Full” means that these chemicals are essentially identical. “Compatible” means that as long as the reagents are used in our bottles, then our reagents are 100% compatible, […]

Why is my pool cloudy, and how can I fix it?

“Why is my pool cloudy?” is probably one of the the most common questions I hear from pool owners – for a very good reason! Unlike green water, which has exactly two causes (algae and green additives), a cloudy pool has a number of causes, and it’s not always straight forward to determine which one […]

The different ways to test for chlorine in your pool – which one is best?

Knowing which chlorine kit to use comes down to understanding what it is you are testing for, and why. Although the variety of test kits on the market can seem overwhelming, it’s actually not too difficult to get a test that suits your needs.   What are you testing for? Probably the most confusing thing […]

How to test for Chlorine levels

Separate testing for free chlorine and combined chloramines (together making total chlorine) not only helps you maintain a healthy pool, it helps you control your chemical costs by making sure you add only what your pool actually requires. These are the extended instructions for the FAS-DPD 3 in 1 Kits, that give you all the details […]