First post. I bought my house and inground pool 2 years ago. I'm going on my third summer. The first two years I had trouble keeping my pool healthy. I would end up having to shock it at least two or three times a season.
We had a cartridge filter but decided to go with a sand filter this summer for ease of vacuuming.
I uncovered the pool almost two weeks ago to find a dark green mess. At the advice of a pool store, I poured in shock and algacide and then started with granular chlorine the next day. I had a lighter green soup.
I've been adding liquid bleach after reading some on this site while I waited for my test kit. Well the kit arrived today.
FC 14.5 PPM
CC 1.5 PPM
I've been running the filter 24/7. The pool has been a pleasant blue color but so cloudy I can't see the bottom in the shallow end.
I'm really hoping this site can help. Thanks for reading!