Conversion from Bacquil to chlorine

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Quaker
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Conversion from Bacquil to chlorine

Postby Quaker » Thu 30 Jun, 2011 12:51

I am starting the process of converting from bacquil to chlorine. My pool water is very green. Should I
put in algecide first or change sand in filter?


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Conversion from Bacquil to chlorine

Postby chem geek » Fri 01 Jul, 2011 10:27

You change your filter sand at the end, not at the beginning. I wouldn't worry about the algae at this stage -- you'll get rid of that in the process of adding chlorine to convert from Baquacil, assuming you use chlorine to do that. See how to Convert Your Baqua Pool to Chlorine .

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