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Thread: Yea! It's milky... but blue

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    May 2008
    Austin, TX

    Yea! It's milky... but blue

    I'm so happy I found this site after 3 years in baquahell.
    We have a 12'x28' AG doughboy, a little over 7900 gallons, we started the season off totally green but "balanced" according to the pool store I started with the bleach yesterday morning, got a little scared when we entered the baby poop yellow phase, then all manner of green till we ended up last night with milky white.

    This a.m. I went out right after dawn and it was GASP turning BLUE!
    I'm with BBB forever!

    On a sad note I did lose one of my little frogs, we have a colony under our deck, apparently one got a little close to the edge....
    12' x 28' Doughboy, partially underground, 9100 gal. Hayward pump and sand filter, Barracuda Zippy pressure side cleaner.

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    Good to hear! Welcome to TFP!
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    20K Gallon 20X36 Vinyl Inground
    Hayward S244T Sand Filter with 1HP Whisperflo Pump. Liquidator C-201 and Solar Heat

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida
    Nice work, JC.

    Be sure to stay the course and keep the chlorine in there. The last little bit to sparkling blue can be frustratingly slow sometimes but the key is to keep chlorine in the pool and keep the pump and filter working.
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    Good job! Welcome to TFP!

    .....poor little froggie
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