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    Green pool

    I’m at my wits end. When we opened the pool it was cloudy blue and my husband accidentally left the motor unplugged overnight. The water turned extremely dark green/brown. We have high iron and are on well water so we figured that was why and have been trying to treat it since. I had to shock it...
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    Well Water Brown - Intex 12’ x 30”

    We just set up a new intex above ground pool Using approximately 1700 gallons of well water. The water is an orange brown after approximately eight hours of filling. We ran the filter a few times and have added metal free additive. Added 5x 1” Chlorine tablets also. Ph is high. Any idea how...
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    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...
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    My Ongoing War with Brown Water & Iron

    This is our third summer with an inground 20k gallon pool. The first two years we didn't have this problem but this year we had to put a ton of well water into the pool (like half the pool water) since then, we have a constant cycle: shock pool, it's brown, flock it to get rid of the brown...
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    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; https://www.troublefreepool.com/threads/ascorbic-treatment-to-rid-pool-of-metal-stains.2129/ as well as another detailed version of the same process on another forum...