green water

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

green water

Postby bruce williams » Tue 02 May, 2006 21:53

i have put about 20 lbs of granular shock into my pool, that is about 20,000 gallons, the ph and alkalinity are good but the cyanuricis very low. what do i do to get the green out?

Pool Helper

Green pool water

Postby Pool Helper » Wed 03 May, 2006 01:43

Add cyanuric acid to get the level to at least 30ppm. Measure free chlorine and keep it above 3ppm until the green tinge turn to a pale cloudy green, after which the pool will start to clear.

Run the pump round the clock, vacuum and backwash frequently.

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