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    Suds on top of water

    I am in the process of adding the bleach and trying to get the water clear. However as my luck goes I have a suds whats causes them?
    My Pool:
    Foxx Pool Grecian style 19' X 39'
    27k, with a sand filter=300 lbs of sand

    vinyl liner

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Suds on top of water

    The most common cause is prior use of an inexpensive algaecide. Regardless of the cause, chlorine solves the issue 90% of the time.
    Dave S.
    42k vinyl and concrete pool, 1.5hp pump, 140gpm filter
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Suds on top of water

    It can sometimes take up to a week for the foaming to go away, sometimes even longer if you are fighting algae at the same time.
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