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    Pool Problem

    Any suggestions how to solve this problem?

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    Gary R
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    Re: Pool Problem

    Move here! We don't eve know what that stuff is!
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    Re: Pool Problem

    White algae, appears to be all over your trees too.
    Walnut Creek, CA. 18k gallon Pebble Sheen + 1.5k gallon IG spa, 1.5hp whisperflo main pump, Pentair clean and clear 420, Intellichlor IC20, Polaris 360 w/booster,Jandy lite 2 natural gas, plus solar with Heliomatic 5000 controller and 3/4 hp booster

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    Re: Pool Problem

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    Troublefree does not mean Maintenancefree. It's like brushing your teeth: You can spend a couple minutes a day and pennies a week or go to the dentist once a year and spend several thousand dollars.
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    Re: Pool Problem

    A new skating rink?
    18'x48" AG
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    Re: Pool Problem

    Around here things would grind to a halt. We had the "Blizzard of 2013" ... and some schools were closed due to the dusting of snow.
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    Re: Pool Problem

    Wait! I don't see the problem other than you are missing about 8 inches of snow. My pool looks similar except we're not lacking that extra 8 inches. Makes sure those bugs are dead when spring hits and helps us appreciate the heat that much more!
    Ron- Kansas. IG fiberglass, Riviera 30 Freeform 13600 gallons,
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    Re: Pool Problem

    I want to see another picture after the thaw.
    Gunite/Plaster pool at 13k gallons. All Jandy with CL340 series cartridge filter, 1.5 HP Jandy Stealth pump. Jandy 1400 SWCG and PDA4 controller. Dual waterfalls. Polaris 280. Pool installed August 2012. Southern Louisiana. And lets not forget my trusty TF100 test kit!

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    Re: Pool Problem

    Here's our normal mid-summer look!

    beating-the-heat-t48138.html

    Thanks for all the great replies, it made for an entertaining snowy day!

    Regards,

    Gary R
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    Tagelus Sand Filter TA 60 D/TA 60-Hayward Super Pumps 1 H.P.
    Ray-Pac Heater 266,000 BTU, KLeen Machine Pool Cleaner
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    Re: Pool Problem

    .......I was out this past weekend in my backyard......with my snow shoes on.......the snow is almost as high as the pool wall and where I pile the snow is HIGHER than the pool wall
    20' X 54" Sharkline Matrix Resin AGP, 9400 Gallons, Sta-Rite 1 HP Dynamo Pump, 150 lb Pentair Sand Filter, Gorilla Pad,
    Foam Cove, Taylor K-2006 kit, BBB method, 8'X20' Fafco Sunsaver Hard Plumb, DIY Fountain, Margarittaville Fiji


    My Build: one-man-one-pool-and-one-deck-agp-pics-t37172.html
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