Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Algae Defeated!!!

  1. Back To Top    #1

    Algae Defeated!!!

    This is my second year with a pool... The first year after winter coverage, we got the pool up and running easily. This year, however, we had slightly green water and it just got worse over the past 3 weeks. After about $300 in chemicals and the local pool supply telling us to drain the pool as there was NOTHING we could do (We're in South Texas under stage II water restrictions) we found this site.

    We got all levels where they were supposed to be, then dumped in 12 "cheap" gallons of bleach (thanks Costco)... BLUE WATER !!!

    This Site ROCKS !!!

    Thank you guys so much!!!

    I'll be reading and learning from this site for quite a while!

    Have a great "Swimming" weekend everyone!

  2. Back To Top    #2

    In the Industry
    duraleigh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Algae Defeated!!!

    Welcome to the forum. Nice work.
    Dave S. - Forum owner
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
    TFTestkits , PoolMath , Pool School

  3. Back To Top    #3

    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    New Caney, Texas

    Re: Algae Defeated!!!

    Hi, and welcome to the forum bear!
    18' x 42" Intex (4786 Gal @ 80% capacity) Intex 8110 SWCG, 2000 GPH cartridge filter.
    Full Sun, Well Water, Borates at approx. 50
    TFTestKit-100--The Pool Calculator--Pool School

  4. Back To Top    #4

    Re: Algae Defeated!!!

    Welcome! This forum is amazing, isn't it? I love it too

    Glad to have you.
    Indiana, ABG 24'x52" Galveston by Blue Cascade (Craigslist $600 w/part of deck included), 13,500 gallons, Intex SWG, solar panel

    My backyard is like a park... Why then does DH always want to go camping??? I just don't understand.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts