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    Suntan Oil in my Pool???

    Suntan Oil in my Pool???
    my son had friends over and they used tons of suntan oil and now we have a thick layer of oil on our pool and it is all over the tiles .
    what can i do to clear this up and once i do ,will we need to change the filter?
    In Pool termOIL

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    Mod Squad jblizzle's Avatar
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    Re: Suntan Oil in my Pool???

    Welcome to TFP! !

    You can try a product called the scum ball to often absorb the oil.
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    Re: Suntan Oil in my Pool???

    Welcome to TFP. About one of the only things I buy from the pool store is a bottle of liquid natural enzymes that will break down your "oil slick". What type of filter?...but probably not.
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