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    Small particles floating around the water.

    I have vacuumed my pool since the bottom of the pool had so much of small particles of dirt on it and now the small particles are floating all around in the water and it seems like it will take forever to remove it. Any help will be appreciated.

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    Re: Small particles floating around the water.

    Run your pump and consider adding a smidgeon of DE on top of the sand to help collect the bits better. When you vacuum, do so painfully slow so as to not stir up the debris.
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    Re: Small particles floating around the water.

    We tried that today but stirred it all up. Hoping we don't have to empty the pool and start over.

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    Re: Small particles floating around the water.

    Before everyone gets out of the pool for the day, have them run around the edge and create a whirlpool and get out one at a time. Any sand and grit will end up settling in the center. Then hopefully you can sneak up on it later with the vacuum. Let the vacuum draw the silt into itself, move painfully slow.
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    Re: Small particles floating around the water.

    Great idea Rich, I use to do that as a kid but never thought of it now. No one has really been able to get in it as of yet as the water is not warm enough yet. 62 it is.

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