So my pool is green. I took a sample to the pool store and they said all my levels were reading real low. They gave me 20lbs of Total Alk to put into the pool an hour later they told me to put 10lbs of Ph+ into the pool slowly then an hour later I had to put 6 lbs of durashock into the skimmer. I did all this last night and was done around 10pm.
Today I woke up checked the water and it shows NO change. It's still the same color green. The pool guy said to backwash it 2-3 times a day so I did that before I left for work, but the thing is the water is coming out clear from the backwash.
I'm trying to find out if I'm doing something wrong, is there a more cost-effective way to get the water blue. To date I've spent $300 between getting the pool opened and buying the chemicals and still I have not been able to get in. Any help would be appreciated.
27 ft. round above ground pool.
ok here's what i found out from pool store:
chlorine is over
ph is 6.8
alkalinity is 0