New pool owner with cloudy water

Causes and cures for cloudy swimming pool water.
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Safarilvr
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New pool owner with cloudy water

Postby Safarilvr » Wed 05 Jul, 2017 20:20

Hello. first off thanks for letting me join.
I have a 15X42 summer escape pool That turned totally green on me. filter ran 24/7 I thought chemical levels were good, I assumed the small pump and filter were not adequate So I purchased a large sand filter and pump! I watched videos on youtube on killing algae and double shocked it.added algaecide and ran pump for 18 hours... green went away but now I have very cloudy water. my chorine level is .5-1 which I think is quite low and ph is 7.8 perfect according to my test kit.
Where do I go from here???


Denniswiseman
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My Pool: 10k inground fibreglass, Telescopic Cover, Hayward Powerline pump, Quality filter with glass media, 27kw output heat pump, K-2006C test kit
Location: United Kingdom

Re: New pool owner with cloudy water

Postby Denniswiseman » Thu 06 Jul, 2017 08:28

You probably need to SLAM
I can't give you the links as I'm on vacation but if you go to www.troublefreepool.com you will get all the help you need

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