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Thread: Shocking?

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    Jun 2013
    Central VA


    I have been going through the process of shocking my cloudy pool all day. It looks better and seems to be holding a high FC level but is still not clear. I just checked and it's still at the shock level so do I just check first thing in the morning and get it back to shock level and go all day again?
    25k gallon IG Vinyl
    Hayward sand filter

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    Richard320's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    San Dimas, CA (LA County)

    Re: Shocking?

    Every couple hours until it clears, the CC is .5 or less, and the overnight loss is 1 or less. Just keep going.

    It didn't get green and cloudy overnight, it won't clear that fast, either.
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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Shocking?

    read "How to Shock Your Pool" up in Pool School
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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