Brown Pool

Stains on the pool surfaces, pool equipment
or on the swimmers, or off-color swimming pool
water. Discolored but clear pool water.
bill

Brown Pool

Postby bill » Tue 17 Jul, 2007 17:55

water was green but could see bottom.i had the water tested they told me to add 4lbs. ph+ and then wait 4 hours later and then add 20lbs. alk. increase .wait 4 hours and i added another 20lbs. of alk.increase.everytime i added the ph+ and the two 20lbs. of alk. increase the pool would get browner..????

please let me know any information

[this is a 20x40 white plaster pool]

thank you, Bill


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Re: Brown Pool

Postby Guest » Wed 18 Jul, 2007 15:55

bill wrote:water was green but could see bottom.i had the water tested they told me to add 4lbs. ph+ and then wait 4 hours later and then add 20lbs. alk. increase .wait 4 hours and i added another 20lbs. of alk.increase.everytime i added the ph+ and the two 20lbs. of alk. increase the pool would get browner..????

please let me know any information

[this is a 20x40 white plaster pool]

thank you, Bill
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Re: Brown Pool

Postby Backglass » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 08:40

bill wrote:water was green but could see bottom.i had the water tested they told me to add 4lbs. ph+ and then wait 4 hours later and then add 20lbs. alk. increase .wait 4 hours and i added another 20lbs. of alk.increase.everytime i added the ph+ and the two 20lbs. of alk. increase the pool would get browner..????

please let me know any information

[this is a 20x40 white plaster pool]

thank you, Bill


HI Bill,

Using your test kit, please post a full set of numbers so we can see where you are at.
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