My local pool clerk told me my conditon level was extremely high, about 60-70ppm. I just added 4 gallons of chlorine and 2 shock treatment packets to my 10,000 gallon pool 5 days ago and all the free chlorine is gone now. He said because there is too much conditioner which is not allowing your chlorine to work. A green algae starts to grow on the side of my pool whenever my chlorine drops this low.
He said to add a quart or two of liquid ammonia from a any grocery store. This will lower the conditioner lever to give a better ratio to the free chlorine. Is this true?
Any other tips on not having all my chlorine vanish in a just a few days. I've removed the hockey puck chlorinators from the pool , to prohibit my conditioner from rising anymore.