ascorbic acid

  1. J

    Using Metal Magic without AA

    Has anyone used Metal Magic without doing an AA treatment first? Was it successful? MM claims that it will remove stains from the surface as well as sequester them so I’m wondering if AA is necessary. I’ve attached a pic of my 20k gal iron stained pool.
  2. T

    AA Treatment - In Ground Pool - Water Exchange / Replacement

    For the past few years I've tried the AA treatment to remove my brown stains around my pool. They are most prominent on 1) Steps 2) jet output areas on wall 3) shallow end and 4) where the wall meets the floor. The deep end floor has little staining. The AA treatment always works in removing...
  3. Momma4

    Please critique my iron staining plan of attack

    Hi, everyone - I'm Kim. I'm here because pool stores have let us down too many times. Our pool currently has an iron stain throughout the pool. I'm certain it's iron because the Iron Stain Remover that the pool store sold us worked, it's just that it came back (multiple times - the pool store...
  4. J

    Cause of iron staining?

    Hi all! First time poster, long time reader. I’ve owned my 24’ above ground pool for 7 years. I noticed discoloration on the liner after opening the pool this year and eventually discovered it was iron staining. I’m most of the way through a successful ascorbic acid/sequestrant treatment. My...
  5. M

    Ascorbic Acid Treatment for Metal Stains in Vinyl Pool

    I followed the process for identifying and then treating iron stains on my vinyl pool, as laid out in the TFP Forum thread here; as well as another detailed version of the same process on another forum...
  6. T

    New to plaster IGP and struggling

    I've had numerous above ground pools, with no problems. Our IG plaster was filled last week. The fill water looked green and the sides are now stained light brown . The builder suggests I throw in a couple of bottles of Stain Away and a bottle of Jack's Magic*. I've done enough reading to know...