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Please start your own thread when you have questions Butterfly
Hello I am new to this forum and i have had trouble with algae in the past and i found this thread.
This weekend I had algae and I shocked the pool and scrubbed pool and water cleared up levels were ok had grandkids play in the pool. the next day ,my water was cloudy so I tested with sticks and the ph was low so i added baking soda to raise ph still low I added ph up, the ph according to sticks my ph is ok but my water is still a little cloudy.
Last night I ordered the tf-100 so I am waiting for test kit so I am afraid to add chemicals until I get good test results and it is also pouring rain here in NY and we are expecting as much as 2.5 inches so should I wait until rain stops and hopefully test kit will have arrived or should I put algaecide in the pool now.
Also should I stop putting those stabilizing tablets in the floaty thing and stop using powdered shock just use plain bleach from walmart? I did purchase soda ash and borax after attending your pool school am I on the right track? Thanks for your help sorry post is so long.