I started another thread where I asked for help to clear my pool water. One of the resolutions was to add Diatomaceous Earth. So I stopped at ACE hardware on the way home and picked up a bag of Natural Guard "gardening natures way" insect control diatomaceous earth. The person said that it was completely natural.
I followed the instructions on the web site adding 1/4 cup at a time until I reached about 2 cups, however the pressure gauge never went up 1 psi.
Now my pool looks green and Im concerned that it is contaminated with insect powder instead of true DE.
The bag says
silicon dioxide from diatomaceous earth 85%
other elemental oxides 10%
inert ingredients 5%
I will call the manufacture tomorrow, but if the inert ingredients are poison, how do I recover from this? Is my pool safe to swim? Do I need to drain half the pool and refill? I have back flushed the pool three times now.
http://www.naturalguard.com/ProductDeta ... prod=40254
I did find this link, still not sure what it means.
http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Pro ... _NR=007401
Help or suggestions would be appreciated.