Recent content by Achtung

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    Pool Stains - Algae or Metals? please advise.

    Hi, thanks for the advice. I cleaned out my filter today and have included pictures of the filters. I am not aware of any other machines/equipment that the previous owners used. I do know that the pool itself is about 9 years old. The water is about a year old, as we had the water changed...
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    Pool Stains - Algae or Metals? please advise.

    Hi again, I just got done using Jacks Magic Stain ID kit. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get any conclusive results. If anything, i got new stains (yellow) after using the Safe Shock in addition to the #2 solution (Copper & Scale ). Other than a lightening of the plaster, the stains seemed...
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    Pool Stains - Algae or Metals? please advise.

    Hi, thanks for your advice. I did attempt the dry acid in a sock, but unfortunately it didn't seem to do anything. The stains are still there after a few attempts with of dry acid. Based on what I've seen on youtube videos, the stains should have disappeared or lightened considerably. This...
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    Pool Stains - Algae or Metals? please advise.

    Hello, New to this forum. I am new to pool ownership and am having issues with pools stains. I have included pics but the are hard to see clearly as they are about 7-8 feet underwater. I have tried Vitamin C test (rubbing on stains), chlorine tab test (rubbing on stains to see if they fade)...