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    big clouds!!!

    Hi guys and gals, started trying to open my pool 1 week ago. started out green put 2 gal liquid shock leftover from last yr, and next day cloudy blue!!! been adding i bag of walmart shock everyday. still nowhere!!! cloudy blue... like always mad and not sure what to do added 4 gal bleach today hoping it will be clear in the morning, but have a bad feeling it won't!!! now trying to stay clear of a pool store... where should I go from here???
    Have AG 24x52 round, 1hp hayward pump, sand filter, no test kit at this time... looking for help getting started, have cloudy water started today with 4 gal bleach... where do I go from here???? help!!!

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    Re: big clouds!!!

    Welcome to TFP!

    Step 1 is getting one of the recommended test kits (see link in my signature) and posting up a full set of results.
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    Re: big clouds!!!

    Welcome to TFP!

    Get one of the Recommended Test Kits, I use the TF100 from

    When you get it give us some test results and get ready to SLAM Your Pool.

    Here are some of my fave Pool School articles in case you missed any of them.
    TFPC for Beginners
    ABC's of Pool Water Chemistry

    Here are the Recommended Levels for your pool.
    Here is the Water Balance for a saltwater pool.
    Here are the Recommended Pool Chemicals and how to add them.
    Use PoolMath to figure out how much to add.
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