Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: mucus

  1. Back To Top    #1


    I have a 5,000 gallon above ground pool, sand filter. The water is crystal clear, but the skimmer and filter are clogged with a mucus like substance . Help
    15000 gal vinyl ig 3/4hp hayward, hayward sand filer. Solar heater 160 sqft

  2. Back To Top    #2

    Re: mucus

    Hello there!

    When I had that at one time, my filter was dirty & needed backwashing. The pump was too slow & all the gunk was getting to the skimmer, the suction wasn't strong enough to suck it down.

    You might as well post all your water test results, and filter & pool size. Without all that, it's hard to figure out what the problem might be.
    12500 AGP 2HP Sand filter
    Five years on BBB & loving it!

  3. Back To Top    #3
    searayboater's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    The Great State of Texas

    Re: mucus

    Have you been using any type of clarifier?
    18' AG Pool, 6900 gallons, 55 sq. ft. Hayward Easy Clear Cartridge Filter, 1hp Power Flow LX Pump, North Texas

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts