Pool still green

Algae problems in swimming pool water.
Green (cloudy) water or slimy pool walls.
Black algae. Mustard algae. Pink or white pool mold.

Pool still green

Postby Vicky » Wed 26 Apr, 2006 18:56

I filled up our pool monday and it was green right away, so I shocked it. It did not clear so I shocked it again. I have put algaeside, stableizer , and since then 6 more bags of shock. the test strip says very high FAC,ok to high total clorine, ok stableizer ok ph and alk. I don't know what to do now . should I just wait or should I shock more?


Algea pool

Postby Poolz » Thu 27 Apr, 2006 02:12

If the chlorine level is above 5ppm you don't need to add more chlorine. If the level falls rapidly shock again, otherwise I would give it a couple of days.

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