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    Icicle on skimmer

    Yes it’s leaking from the outlet on the bottom. I didn’t place anything inside but I can now. It’s a warm day and I pushed the block of ice out. Is this all I should do until the summer ?
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    Icicle on skimmer

    I have an above ground pool. When I winterized I put a plastic cover over the skimmer box. So either that leaks or the gasket where skimmer box and pool connect. I’m not sure which leaks but now I have a huge icicle coming out of skimmer box. Do you think it’s gonna crack it ? I don’t think...
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    Any tips for this hose

    Thanks guys!! Used a combination of your suggestions. Applied heat and used a small flathead. It didn’t come easy but I got it
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    Any tips for this hose

    I can’t get this to budge. The clamps are loosened . It’s just the hose seems to be super glued on .
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    Can’t believe I have algae again

    I just got rid of it today so I’ll have to wait till it reappears. Once I spot a peice I always wave my foot right above it to see if it moves. It usually Dosent and I have to actually touch it to get it off. Than it seems to disappear. Next time I’ll do the paper towel and smear test. My ladder...
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    Can’t believe I have algae again

    Yes to the chlorine I always keep it above 5. Once I started having this issue I’ve been brushing once a week
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    Can’t believe I have algae again

    Pool chemistry is good Fc-6.0 Cc-0 Alkalinity-90 Ph-7.6 ish Stabilizer 30 Ch-didn’t check but last time was fine Water is crystal clear I realize I asked a couple times but this is my last attempt to find out. I’m at a loss here. I slammed on 2 occasions. Passed the overnight loss...
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    My last 2 questions for the season

    If this was a serious reply , thank you. I actually have bird poo on the sides/ledge of the pool often. It’s white colored.
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    Packaged date codes

    A few months old is considered old ? I didn’t know that
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    My last 2 questions for the season

    I went in to brush the walls and bottom today and I noticed just one green spot the size of a dime on the floor. I got it with my toe and it disappeared. Could it be anything else besides algae ? . 2 weeks ago I had several spots that were the same thing. I never had green or cloudy water. Just...
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    Pool is hazy

    I’m away right now, but I didn’t post full test results because their all within the normal range. I use the tf-100 test kit
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    Anyone recommend a good robot

    Thanks I didn’t know that.
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    Pool is hazy

    It’s hard to describe because my water isint cloudy. It just Dosent have the pure clarity it did when I first got it filled. I think it’s due to the amount of trees and falling leaves , pollen , and also bird droppings. It’s a jungle around my pool lol. Can you guys recommend I go a clarifier...
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    Anyone recommend a good robot

    Want a robot for a 24 round above ground pool. I see a dolphin e10 I think it was for 500 on Amazon. Is that good or should I get something different
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    New algae questions

    Mknauss I feel like I owe you some money for all the info you’ve given me
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    New algae questions

    I hate to ask questions you guys may find silly. However I found algae on bottom of pool liner In small spots here and their. The size of a dime. I brushed it up and started a slam. I just backwashed the filter during slam. I don’t know if that was a bad move or not. And I was also wondering if...
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    New algae questions

    Just started the slam today. I am guilty of listening to my father in law tell me anything above 3ppm is too high . All season I kept it around 5-8 ppm and no problem. He talked me into lowering it and bam. Algae on pool floor. My cya is 30 to 40 . Funny thing is I tested cc and it went away...
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    New algae questions

    I’ve noticed green spots on bottom of pool. Most are about the size of a dime. They easily come up with a rub from my foot with a sock on. I did whole floor with sock and the sides with the brush. I didn’t see anything on sides but brushed anyways. I have a few questions I hope you guys can...
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    Slacked on vaccume for a while

    Good idea thank you. You know what is puzzling me. If that was algea on bottom of pool. And I scrubbed it all up I’m surprised I don’t have and cc.
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    Slacked on vaccume for a while

    Just added some ph down and bumped fc by adding 17 oz bleach 10%. . I guess tonight I’ll check fc loss test
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    Slacked on vaccume for a while

    The pool wasn’t getting much debris so I didn’t vaccume for 2 weeks. So when I did it today I noticed for the first time green spots on floor. They wouldn’t come up without a scrub. Than when I was swimming I noticed spots here and their I missed and was able to get it off with a foot rub. Was...
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    Man please help I think pool leaks

    Their in the middle of each pic. Hard to see . They are no where near the skimmer 🙁
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    Man please help I think pool leaks

    Theirs actually to divots.
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    Man please help I think pool leaks

    It is 2 and a half. ft in from the wall.
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    Man please help I think pool leaks

    Ok read the article. I’ll get some food coloring tomorrow and check it out. I’m wondering if a mole or some kind of animal tried coming up their. Like I’m saying it’s a cavity with no hard bottom underneath. I’m thinking a patch won’t help because theirs still a hole in the ground under the liner
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    Man please help I think pool leaks

    So today I noticed a thumb size indentation in the pool floor. It’s About an inch deep. I went down to feel it and surprisingly it Dosent have any hardness underneath . It actually stretches if I push on it lightly. I didn’t want to push harder because I’m afraid it will rupture. Do you guys...