I have an on ground pool that we have been struggling to control algae growth.
I have my water tested at our local pool company on saturday with the following results:
we have a salt chlorinator -it hadn't been working but was replaced on saturday so I'm not yet sure if it is working. I've added 4 bags of salt and the level is reading 6.3 or 2850
They suggested adding 2 bottles of primer, Acid enhance for 4 days, Balance TH for the softness of our water for 3 days, 6 bags of salt (I added 4), Ultra shock 1.5 kg, Algae Clear 60-600ml
I did all of the above on Saturday/Sunday and it is still green.
Today I shocked the pool twice more and added more algae cleaner.
Currently my levels are
pH 7.0 - I'm not sure why I'm getting this reading when the pool company said it was 8.4 and I only added 2 days of the acid enhance?
FC was 10 today then dropped to 5 and I just added another shock treatment
I added 1 cup of borax tonight to try and get the pH slightly higher
I'm not sure what else to do. Maybe I'm just not giving it enough time?
I have brushed the pool several times/day to loosen the algae.
Any advice or help is appreciated.