Help ME! Brown Water from IRON~

Stains on the pool surfaces, pool equipment
or on the swimmers, or off-color swimming pool
water. Discolored but clear pool water.
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My Pool: Coleman Power Steel 9 X 18 - 4,000 gal - Intex 2100 Sandfilter

Re: Help ME! Brown Water from IRON~

Postby agar » Sat 11 Jun, 2016 10:26

FREE INFO wrote:Invest in a better filter DE or cartridge and you will not have to go do this sort of thing anymore. Sand filters are the worst and take forever to fix a pool.

This hasn't been my experience, My Sand Filter has been wonderful... just gotta make sure you get a sand filter that adequately cycles your water twice in a 6-8 hour span.

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My Pool: 30 foot round 20000 gallons above ground pool

Re: Help ME! Brown Water from IRON~

Postby mdshcfitch » Tue 21 Jun, 2016 06:15

I have a 20000 gallon above ground pool. I filled it with well water. We had clear water.and I took a sample into the pool center I said my total alkalinity was high and my chlorine was low so I added muriatic acid and shock after I added to shock my pool turned blackish Brown the pool center retested my daughter said my minerals were high so I added some mineral out last night and I woke up today too no change what can I do

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