Split by moderator from HERE. jblizzle
I opened our pool to find a green mess. I guess my closing was less than optimal. So, I went ahead, took debris out, and started shocking. Over the next 3-4 days, the green slowly turn into grey, then white. Been SLAM'ing for 7 days since then and the water clarity doesn't seem to improve much. Yes, a little improvement, I can see the bottom of the pool now, but the water stayed turbid, guessing from suspended tiny 'particles'. Been brushing at least once a day, backwashed/changed DE at least every other day. FC levels are 10+ at all times, but my CC stays at 1. Overnight, FC drops 3ppm or so. So I am pretty sure that some organics are left, but I am losing my mind dumping all that bleach in the pool to see no result. Sorry, just getting frustrated.
My CYA is ~20. TA 120, CH 90, pH 7.6. Pool store measured 200 for phosphate (don't have a kit for that).
Any advice what else to do besides just keep on SLAM'ing? Maybe even a word of encouragement would help
Thanks in advance!