First my numbers for my 24 foot round AG pool
Waited too long and let too much junk get into the pool this spring.. Raised CL level to near 20. Shoveled (with the net) loads of junk out of the bottom of the dark green pool.. kept CL at 20 for about 6 days as I scrubbed and vacuumed to waste. Pump running around the clock.
Got water to cloudy, milky white color.. but couldn't see the bottom. Added Polyquat (60%) and some clarifier. Also.. I am using a skimmer sock.
Then Monday morning the water was pretty clear (I could see the bottom).. but I had a bunch of stuff floating on the top.. and a pile of the same stuff in the middle on the bottom. The floating junk looked like this:
Is this dead algae?
I was able to carefully scoop out (with the net) the floating stuff.. and I got in and vacuumed to waste the stuff from the bottom.
Today the water seems a little clearer.. and the floaties are almost non existant.. but I have another pile of the junk in the middle.. looks like this:
I will vacuum again.. am I still killing algae.. or is this just stuff that settles? Should I stay at a high CL level? I have already spent over $100 in bleach.
Thanks for your opinions.