iron stain

  1. B

    Algae or Iron

    I seem to have what is either Algae or some sort of stain. My free chlorine has been elevated for over a week and have brushed daily and it does not seem to be helping the stain. When I look closer under water, it has a brownish tint to it. Any advice? Picture below, although I know it is hard...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. M

    My plan for iron stains

    I keep getting iron stains. Spot treatment with Ascorbic acid takes them off, then they redeposit. Rather than sequestering every week, I’m thinking of just using my pool water to water my lawn (which I need to do anyway), and refilling my pool with fresh water, thus exchanging a few hundred...
  5. M

    Help removing stain

    Hi everyone, just opened my pool a few days ago, and I noticed a lot of staining on the floor, sides, and steps of the pool. It was resurfaced with diamond brite last July, and was fine at closing. I scrubbed with a brush, vacuumed, etc and nothing could get the stain out. Just tested the water...
  6. P

    Chlorine levels after OA iron treatment

    Hi, I’m a relatively new pool owner (1yr) looking for some advice on what went wrong with my two attempted Iron stain treatments and how to fix the now strange chlorine levels. Sorry for the lengthy post but it’s a complex tale.... I have a 10,000 gal salt pool with SWG that had iron stains...