small pool

  1. F

    Am I over thinking it?

    Just bought my son a little summer wave metal frame pool 10 foot round by 30 inches deep water level probably around 24 inches deep. I leveled out a section in my yard which was at a slope I have it boxed in with lanscape timber’s . It’s a 12x15 area question is I leveled it the best that I...
  2. J

    New Pool Build with New Pool Owners (concrete done, NOT IMPRESSED!)

    Hi All, I am new to owning a pools and of course have never built one before but here I am. I know nothing about the construction process of building a pool but have been following along on this forum for a few days now reading all the comments and suggestions on the beautiful new pools on here...
  3. CCQueen

    Whitish Mucus-like stuff in 15'x48" - How to clean without getting in?

    Three days ago, discovered cloudy water, FC at 0, opened filter pump to see white chunky bits in water and filter. Also found whitish slimy substance clinging onto leaves at pool bottom. I believe from reading for hours on the forums here, that it's white mold. Immediately began SLAM process and...
  4. Shellbird

    Small, 10' x 3' pool chemical conversions

    So I have been fairly fastidious on maintaining my water chemistry. However, after some significant rain, I have an algae bloom. My chlorine (by tablet) is high as is my free chlorine. How do I get an algae bloom with high chlorine? What am I doing wrong. Says my ph is low. I thought...
  5. S

    Just got a small pool for kids - need help

    Hi. Brand new to this site and forum. Also new to owning a pool. Just bought a 10ft round pool for my kids - stands 2.5 ft tall. Based on my calculations (using the formula Pi x Radius squared x depth of pool x 7.5) 3.14 x (5x5) x 2.5 x 7.5= 1472 I’m estimating the pool to be under 1500...