I have a 24 round 4' aboveground pool. Heyward Sand Filter and pump. I live near Kansas City, MO.
Today after reading on this site, I went and got a Leslie's "Complete Poolcard DPD Test Kit". I took my first reading at around 2pm. If I did everything correct, they were:
I had to patch my liner and I turned on the pump, and checked my readings again around 4pm and they are:
Would having the pump on affect the readings?
My pool is clear, can algae still be present even without it being cloudy? Shortly before the 4th of July I had a green pool. I shocked it with HTH a couple times and used Algae guard and got it cleared up. That was when I actually found this site, but it wasn't until it was starting to clear up.
Also, regarding using bleach, I've heard it harms the liner. Is this correct?
Thanks in advance for the help.