Greenish/yellowish water

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

Greenish/yellowish water

Postby Guest » Sun 29 May, 2005 19:56

We are new pool owners (above ground) and have a serious problem. Our pool water looks yellowish/green. I know the water is supposed to be clear blue but it looks nothing like that. Any assistance on how to fix this would be great!! I don't know if this helps but we do have hard water.


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Algea pool problem

Postby Algea » Wed 08 Feb, 2006 09:30

If the water is clear it is probably a metal problem - iron or copper are the most common.

If the water is cloudy and the walls have a film on them it is algae. A good shock treatment combined with an algicide should do the trick.

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