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#1 Seahunt

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Posted 05 August 2008 - 10:33 AM

What is it and what do I do? Thanks





#2 Strannik

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Posted 05 August 2008 - 01:41 PM

To me it looks more like calcium leeching out of the joints, but i might be wrong
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#3 Vaughan Williams

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Posted 05 August 2008 - 11:36 PM

QUOTE(Strannik @ Aug 6 2008, 12:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
To me it looks more like calcium leeching out of the joints, but i might be wrong

I have sometimes seen leaks behind the tiles that look like this.

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 04:55 PM

QUOTE(Seahunt @ Aug 5 2008, 02:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What is it and what do I do? Thanks






Muratic acid will clean this. Follow the instructions on the bottle please. It can burn and smell

#5 Seahunt

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Posted 07 August 2008 - 12:48 PM

Idid raise the calcium hardness from 170 to 220. Does it need to be higher?

Thanks for your help.

QUOTE(Strannik @ Aug 5 2008, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
To me it looks more like calcium leeching out of the joints, but i might be wrong



#6 punkjay

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 12:13 AM

I agree with Strannik, it could be calcium precipitation coming out of the tile grout or it kinda looks like salt that has crystallized? you on a SWG, Liquid or Granules?
QUOTE(Seahunt @ Aug 6 2008, 06:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What is it and what do I do? Thanks






#7 Seahunt

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Posted 08 August 2008 - 04:41 AM

No swg. Just liquid chlorine. I raised the calcium hardness from 170 to 220. Is that enough or do I need to do something else?

Thanks for the help!

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 08:24 PM

The calcium hardness is ok. Just put a small amount of liquid acid over the scale and it should dissolve.

QUOTE(Seahunt @ Aug 9 2008, 12:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No swg. Just liquid chlorine. I raised the calcium hardness from 170 to 220. Is that enough or do I need to do something else?

Thanks for the help!



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Posted 11 August 2008 - 03:38 AM

Got it. Thanks again!

QUOTE(punkjay @ Aug 10 2008, 12:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The calcium hardness is ok. Just put a small amount of liquid acid over the scale and it should dissolve.

QUOTE(Seahunt @ Aug 9 2008, 12:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No swg. Just liquid chlorine. I raised the calcium hardness from 170 to 220. Is that enough or do I need to do something else?

Thanks for the help!




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Posted 06 December 2008 - 04:33 AM

QUOTE (Seahunt @ Aug 5 2008, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What is it and what do I do? Thanks






No suggestion. Just liquid chlorine. thanks for reply.




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