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    super fine white/gray powder on sides and bottom of fiberglass pool

    Yep 7.4! fixed it in the main post. I will try to up the CH a bit and see if that helps at all.
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    super fine white/gray powder on sides and bottom of fiberglass pool

    Pool- Fiber glass, 18000Gal, sand filter FC-7 CC-0 CH - 275 PH-7.4 Alk-100 History - I posted before about discoloration (still have that issue) which we thought was metal build up in the water (still need to get that tested). We did do the ascorbic acid treatment that whitened the pool back up...
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    Uniform grungy pool, again

    Oh man no didn't know that. wonder if it's to late since that dark gray is coming back. Might need to redo the whole thing again then. On another note got more CYA in a sock to bump it to 40 going now. Unfortunately my neighbor is blowing their yard and now I have a nice layer of dust and...
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    Uniform grungy pool, again

    No city water so we would have to get it trucked in bleh. Might just be a dingy pool. I can up the CYA some got gun shy when we bought this house last year the CYA was over 100 they were a puck and shock family.
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    Uniform grungy pool, again

    Yep after the SLAM we did and we were at 1ppm loss however every day it's different some 1ppm some up to 2ppm depending on debris in the pool. I just bumped my FC up to 8 and started to check in the mornings and at night trying to maintain that level. Been crazy sunny this week and no rain...
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    Uniform grungy pool, again

    In ground 17000 gallon fiberglass pool we get A LOT of leaves and sticks and also rolly pollys and worms in our pool. I work from home and clean out the skimmer basket and skim a few times a day to keep it clean, also we have our robot go sometime twice a day. We removed two big trees and got...
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    What happened here?

    I wanted to update you all and anyone else that sees this. Yep, you all were right organic from the trees just the regular chlorine levels throughout the day faded them to almost nothing. Though this morning it's like the trees had a party in my pool! Not only by the drain but stains all over...
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    What happened here?

    Awsome! thank you all for the help going to wait a little until these trees have had their fun and then up the chlorine, the good news is we are not swimming yet water is still a bit too cold.
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    What happened here?

    We are outside Austin we have a lot of old Oak trees and other trees all around us. It is a constant fight keeping the pool clean, however, I work from home and go out and skim throughout the day. It's just weird it happened overnight and won't come up at all.
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    What happened here?

    This is fiberglass, the worst part is we just got it redone when we bought the house last year so not even a year old finish. I do have some tabs I left over from the last owners.
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    What happened here?

    I live in Central Texas and have old Oak trees all around my yard and fronds have been dropping in my pool constantly. I have been skimming 3-4 times a day have the pool robot cleaning twice a day. This staining happened overnight my wife and was outside and the pool looked great went to bed...
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    Starting up a Sand Filter after pool renovation

    We are at the end of getting our fiberglass pool refinished and I was wondering is there a proper way to start up the filter again after we fill the pool. By the time this is done the filter will have been sitting and not run for just under a week. Wondering if there was a good way to run it...