I openened my pool last Sunday. The water was dark algae filled. Worse appearance I can remember. I shocked the pool with 6 gallons of bleach, let filter run for couple hours, the shut it off overnight. Vacuumed on waste until water needed to be added. The color went from green to cloudy blue. I added algaecide 40 and some copper sulfate. And let the pump run. Took chemical reading and got readings of
I am confused on how to proceed. I am afraid to add >30 gallons of bleach to a vinyl pool for fear of fading. I know I have to add enough bleach at one time to kill all organics or it makes the problem worse. I don't know if the ammonia will dissipate and outages due to 0 cya in pool. I am in need of help. The pool guy is confused also suggested a floc or clarifier, and possibly a partial drain. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am at a standstill, here not wanting to add the wrong product or the wrong amount.
Thanks for any advice!