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I have variable but generally very hard water and a Samsung HE FLer.
Bleach version: (actually I like to do it every time but sometimes I don't have time to run back and set the second wash cycle, the one-cycle version is easier)
1) Delicates cycle (used the most water), warm/warm (won't do hot for this cycle), heavy soil. Detergent to line 1 and fill the bleach compartment with regular Clorox.
2) Heavy Duty cycle, Hot/Cold, heavy soil, + Extra Rinse. Detergent to line 2-3, 1/2 cap of 7th gen fabric softener in that compartment.
3) Dry 60 minutes on medium
1) 1/2 cup or so Borax or 2 scoops biokleen oxygen bleach powder straight into the drum before adding diapers. Sanitary cycle, Extra hot/cold, heavy soil. +Prewash, +Extra rinse, +ActivFresh (silver ions to aid disinfection). Detergent to line 3-4, divided between prewash and main wash compartments, fabric softener.
2) Dry 60 min on medium.
I sub vinegar for fabric softener and use less detergent if our water turns soft after heavy rainfall, sometimes I get caught unawares and see tons of suds in the last rinse and have to run a quick wash with nothing to rinse completely. If we do the easy one-cycle version for too long we start to get stink creeping in (mainly a hint of ammonia in the night diaper) and then I do the bleach version a couple times to kill it.
Took awhile to get used to my water randomly varying in hardness if I'm lucky, I notice it in the normal laundry or dish washing first so I can adjust my routine preemptively! And I am very alert for changes after any big rains in the area!