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Thread: Algae

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    Hello im new to al this. I recently had a algae issue(went on vacation for a month) came back pool was green. I shocked it with 4lbs of powder it's milky, I cannot see bottom or even about a foot it. I have a 16x48 intex pool with 1500 gph pump..any help please, been trying to clean this for a few days now

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    DFW, TX

    Re: Algae

    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 to get you started.
    TFPC for Beginners
    ABC's of Pool Water Chemistry

    Here are the Recommended Levels for your 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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