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  1. MarshysMaster

    Concrete coping dumping sand in pool

    For two seasons now, I've been wondering how we keep getting sand in our pool. Today it dawned on me that it is coming from our concrete coping. That explains why we get an increase after a heavy rain and why it tends to line the side of the pool and top step. We have had this pool and coping...
  2. MarshysMaster

    Mustard Algae Gone?

    Update: After over 3 weeks at shock level, I finally passed the OCLT, took it up to mustard/yellow algae levels along with a good scrubbing, and have been enjoying a crystal clear pool for about a month now. This is first time in years that we have had a month of headache-free pool care! I am...
  3. MarshysMaster

    Mustard Algae Gone?

    Thanks everyone. I just stocked up on bleach again and will try to scrub everything.
  4. MarshysMaster

    Mustard Algae Gone?

    I have been brushing and vacuuming at least once per day. I've generally done the walls and ladder but am waiting until I take the pool to mustard/yellow algae level of shock to do the real deep cleaning (underneath ladder steps, etc.). The hubby did remove the pool light a few days ago and...
  5. MarshysMaster

    Mustard Algae Gone?

    I'm pretty sure we had a case of mustard algae (clear water but brown residue on the bottom, looked like dirt). I have been slamming the pool for more than 2 weeks now. Went through a period when the water turned cloudy, but now it's crystal clear and there is very little residue when I brush...