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    Streaky pool walls

    Hi All,

    This started last year. The walls of my pool are streaked kind off brownish. Not the floor though. I tried scrubbing them and the chlorine, stop yellow routine but it didn't work. What causes this and what can I do about it?

    Winter Park FL, 10,000 gallons, surfaced with marbeletite 5 years ago, 1.5 hp filter and DE Filter.

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    Razorhog's Avatar
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    Jun 2013
    Northeast Arkansas

    Re: Streaky pool walls

    Sounds like metal stains. To be sure, try rubbing it with a vitamin C tablet. It comes off like magic if it is metal staining.
    17,500 gal. IG Fiberglass
    Triton II Model TR60 sand filter
    1.5 hp Century Centurion B229SE motor, Jacuzzi Magnum Force pump
    Hayward 3/4 hp model 6060 booster pump
    Polaris 280,TF-100 Test Kit with Speed Stir

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    Aug 2012
    DFW, TX

    Re: Streaky pool walls

    Read this
    Diagnosing Pool Plaster Problems
    and this
    Pool School - Calcium Scaling
    and this
    Pool School - Metals in the Water and Metal Stains

    Give us some test results. A few of the last sets if you keep records. Especially PH, CH and TA.
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