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Thread: I think I have an Iron issue!

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    I think I have an Iron issue!

    Pool water has turned light green and all white vinyl parts have a brown stained look. The blue liner has brown/black splotches on it. Tried mineral magnet and it seemed to work but I am wondering if there is a cheaper home version to get the iron out.

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: I think I have an Iron issue!

    Green is almost always algae. While you may have iron, Probablility dictates you do not have enough chlorine in your pool. Can you post a set of test results?
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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    Re: I think I have an Iron issue!

    Chlorine level is off the charts. I am high in chlorine.

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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: I think I have an Iron issue!

    You can read about the Absorbic Acid treatment in Pool School for removing Iron stains.
    Helpful links: Pool School; CYA/Chlorine Chart
    24' round AG pool, 52" high, Raypak heater; Waterway 2 spd Pump;
    150 Sq ft. Clearwater Cartridge Filter; Former and DISSATISFIED "Pool Frog" owner
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