New member but had researched a lot of information on TFP and thought I was ready to start up my pool. Completed erecting the pool yesterday morning and started to fill. As the pool was filling noticed that the water was green. The green color was not readilyy apparent until the pools was nearly half full. I was thinking how can algae be growing that fast. Finished filling the pool and water was definitely green. Decided that starting shock process was called for. Added 96 oz of bleach prior to pool being completely full which should have increased FC by 5.5. As soon as pool was full enough started pump/filter. Then started to add 4 lbs stabilizer to increase CYA to ~60. From yesterday afternoon until midnight I added enough bleach to increase FC a total of 31. I also ran the SWG for 4 hrs. The water is still green and not clearing. I suspect it is not an algae problem but something else. Metals possibly? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Pool volume 8400 gallons
Test results Fill water:
Test results completely full:
FC- 1-2 (oto)
Test results 9:00 am today:
CYA- 50? Very subjective test. Still had some CYA in sock in front of return
Test results 12:00
Test results 3:00 pm
Copper-0 test strip that came with pool kit
I started to aerate pool at 11:00 am in an attempt to increase ph. Did not want to add borax as the TA was already on the high side. Should I add borax? I spoke to my water company. There response was since I used 2 hoses I filled the pool too fast and drew in sediment. They came to my house and sampled the tap water. The reason I don't believe it is algae is the FC is not being used up and CC is quite low. It has been sunny all day and FC is still not falling? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.