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# I have a above ground pool and was think of using liquid

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hi i have a above...
hi i have a above ground pool and was think of using liquid chlorine in it but did not now how much it is 10ft x 30
JA: Who manufactured the pool?
Customer: best ways
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
Customer: no not that i know
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Before you add the chlorine, you need to know how many gallons of water are in the pool. A round ring pool, 48 inches tall and 15 feet across, holds 4,978 gallons. An in-ground pool can hold 31,000 gallons or more. To find the number of gallons in a pool, measure and multiply together the length, width and average depth, then multiply by 7.5 for a rectangular pool, 6.7 for an oval pool or 5.9 for a round pool.

Before adding chlorine to the pool, test the current chlorine level with a pool chlorine test strip. Generally, you should maintain the pool's chlorine level between 1 and 3 ppm. Thus, if the chlorine level is already 1 ppm and you want it higher, add 0.00013 ounces per gallon to raise the chlorine by 1 ppm. Simply multiply the number of gallons in the pool, such as 4,978, by 0.00013 to find that you should add - in this example - .65 ounces of chlorine.

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