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    New to Site

    Im having trouble with my new intex pool 14x42 with a sand filter
    the pool looks green and i cant see the bottom it is not slimmy and when i have the water tested it has a good chlorine level we had a storm and now my pool is horriable
    can you plzz help ! thxs carla.

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    Mod Squad JohnT's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    SW Indiana

    Re: New to Site


    To help we need to know your actual chlorine and CYA levels. Normally green water indicates a lack of chlorine.
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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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    MikeInNH's Avatar
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    Sep 2007
    Southern NH

    Re: New to Site

    Welcome to TFP, do you have a real test kit like mentioned in Poolschool? (Top right of the page is the link)
    2007 1st full year with AG pool~15k gallons 18'x33' JW
    6/2010 added 2 button Intex SWG-painless except for when reset
    Switched to BBB from Baquacil (couldn't pay me to go back)

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    linen's Avatar
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    Twin Cities, MN

    Re: New to Site

    Welcome to tfp, carlab123

    As JohnT and Mike have said, we need more info.

    This post covers what we need to best help you.
    TFP Expert who uses Pool School and my TF100 test kit along with PoolMath for my: Round 11K gallon AGP with deep end, 20" sand filter, Matrix 1hp 2spd, 6 2ftX20ft solar panels (and solar cover!), Intex SWCG (copper bars disconnected) and a Rubadub hot tub (chlorine). The SLAM process is not finished until: 1. CC < 0.5 ppm, 2. An OCLT < 1.0 ppm and, 3. The water is crystal clear.

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