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Thread: I want to go back to Blue from Green

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    Jul 2007
    Memphis, TN

    I want to go back to Blue from Green

    Hi......I have been following your methods since last year. I went on vacation for 1-1/2 weeks, instructed my son to read and apply chemicals as needed; however, when I returned, my pool is are my readings. Please let me know what I need to do to get back to blue and accurate readings. Thanks.

    23k gal IG Gunite
    Haywood S-220T - Sand Filter

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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: I want to go back to Blue from Green

    Start by reading this article on fighting algae.
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    May 2007
    SWSuburban Chicago, IL

    Re: I want to go back to Blue from Green

    Ditto....shock, brush, test, repeat until water is sparkly and test numbers are in range..... run that filter 24/7!!! What about your CC's? Read in Pool School your recommended're a tad low on the CH number and your CYA could be bumped a bit. I'm guessing your son didn't do as he was asked....
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