Changed sand in filter, Water green

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Changed sand in filter, Water green

Postby Marie » Thu 05 May, 2005 15:34

We have an old pool with a sand filter. We were getting sand in the pool so we changed the sand and laterals. While the pool was down it got a beautiful green color. Now it is up and running and still is green. We have super clorinated and swept. It still has lots of sand and seems like the pump should be needing backwash tons to filter out the sand and clean the water. The pump numbers have not gone up. Does anyone have any ideas? :)


Postby Sharon » Fri 03 Jun, 2005 13:40

Maybe Algaeside? I would vacuum and backwash anyway. Keep shocking. Just ideas.
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Changed sand in filter, Water green

Postby Gov » Fri 03 Jun, 2005 15:56

A clearifier may help too!

In time

Postby bighands64 » Wed 13 Jul, 2005 20:57

Keep testing and shocking.

Sand in Pool

Postby MrB » Sat 16 Jul, 2005 07:03

I am not an expert, but this I know, it is not normal that your filter is pumping sand into your pool. You have a problem with your filter! If I had your problem, I would take the filter apart to investigate, BUT, if you are not mechanically inclined, I reccommend you call the manufacturer for advice, which you would probably have to do anyway after you took it apart. GOOD LUCK

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