Green algae water

Algae problems in swimming pool water.
Green (cloudy) water or slimy pool walls.
Black algae. Mustard algae. Pink or white pool mold.
KYRealtor123
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My Pool: I am helping a neighbor with their pool. It’s an above ground but I’m ground, if that makes sense. It’s currently green. Her husband has dementia and used to take care of it and she’s lost. Please help.

Green algae water

Postby KYRealtor123 » Thu 06 Aug, 2020 18:05

I’m helping a neighbor. Her husband has dementia and used to do the pool. She is clueless and so am I. I’m desperate need of help please!


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Re: Green algae water

Postby Denniswiseman » Fri 07 Aug, 2020 05:37

Let's have your numbers especially CYA. If you don't have a decent FAS/DPD test kit, get a sample to a pool store
FC:
TC:
pH:
TA:
CH:
CYA:
You will need to Slam (Shock Level and Maintain) with relation to Chlorine / CYA Chart and Recommended Pool Levels

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