algea

  1. A

    Is it algae or rust or what....

    Newbie here... TLDR:reddish brown stuff came out of return jet after filter had been off for 2-3 days...is it algae? With the rain, our pool filter hasn’t been running for maybe two days. I just turned it on and out of the return jet came reddish-brown...something. After a minute or so it was...
  2. B

    Help Is this mustard algae?

    I noticed some of this on the floor of my above ground pool i thought it was dirt but when i wiped it up it had a slimy texture, it was more green in color so i assumed it was regular algae i scrubbed, shocked and did use algaecide (on Monday) yesterday the pool looked good aside from a thin...
  3. J

    Going away, SWG and suspect algea outbreak

    Hi, I'm a new pool owner, pool was filled about 5 weeks ago. Up until last week I was manually adding dichlor and dry acid to keep the pool balanced, and didn't have any issues. Last week I added salt to 4000 ppm in preparation for the installation of a SWG, after adding the salt I had issues...
  4. A

    Flocculent help!

    Hi! After weeks of trying to make my green pool clear and after having the chemicals balanced for two weeks I decided to use flocculent. I have an oval 18 by 33 above ground sand filter pool and I put the flocculent in last night. The flocculent as of tonight has still not dropped to the bottom...
  5. Aginn10

    Should I just drain and refill?? Ugh

    My pool is bad. I’ve dumped a good $100+ in chemicals in last week and it’s still green. I’ve brushed and cleaned filters and everything I know to do. It only got this bad because it’s just me, and it was so cold and my pool sweep was down so I just let it go. Any tips..?