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    green algae on walls

    hey what can i do about algae growing on walls i know the pool chemicals need to be brought up to date( pool was just opened a couple weeks ago) but the water temp is about 57 so im not sure if that will throw off my water test results could i just throw in a couple bottles of shock to help for now. pool is vinyl about 30,000 gallons thanks

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    Re: green algae on walls

    Without knowing your levels and maintaining them, adding chlorine will just be a waste of money.
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    Re: green algae on walls

    will i get accurate reading with the water temp at 57 degrees. ive heard that some wont be accurate especially salt

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    Re: green algae on walls

    ive heard that some wont be accurate especially salt
    Your test results will be fine.
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    Re: green algae on walls

    The CYA test is recommended allow the water sample to get to room temperature before taking a reading but the others will result just fine at that temp.

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