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No idea. My shit was cloudy after all the rain. Dumped shock in and let filter run for 24 hours. Haven't check it yet
 

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That looks like cloudy water to me, you would have seen signs of algae growth prior to this. Only thing I can suggest is let your pump/filter run and hopefully it clears up. Usually shock will clear it up. Anyone else with an inground that has had this issue? @Flyn

fuck maybe it has cleared up a tiny bit? top pic saturday (shitty quality for some reason?) to right now on the bottom. but the stairs look more clear? i dunno.

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No idea. My shit was cloudy after all the rain. Dumped shock in and let filter run for 24 hours. Haven't check it yet

how much shock do you use and how many gallons is your pool?
 
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I gallon and like 17k gallons.

That's like super shock level but it says to super chlorinate like every 7 days which I don't
 

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In ground pool owner here, I would start with cleaning the pool filter if you can do so. Keep the cover off, lower the pool temp (if you have a heater ) and run the filter one hour per day light hours.

Check the pool chemistry through out the day, pool turn over / filtering is best. Clean the filter again and keep the water moving along.

keep testing chemistry before adding in more chemicals.

learned to keep the pool water moving especially in the summer months with sun and temp changes keep the pool clear.
 

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In ground pool owner here, I would start with cleaning the pool filter if you can do so. Keep the cover off, lower the pool temp (if you have a heater ) and run the filter one hour per day light hours.

Check the pool chemistry through out the day, pool turn over / filtering is best. Clean the filter again and keep the water moving along.

keep testing chemistry before adding in more chemicals.

learned to keep the pool water moving especially in the summer months with sun and temp changes keep the pool clear.

i can and have backwashed the filter, i will again.

i turned my heater off.

will do. thanks
 
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When should he be thinking about flocculent
 
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That's what I'd do next... Floc it then let it all drop out and vacuum it up but on waste not filter
 

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great site for all you pool needs and questions

here is a link on cloudy pool and when to add the Floc.
 

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shit i should do that vacuum "trick" since my pool doesn't have a bottom drain.
 

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shit i should do that vacuum "trick" since my pool doesn't have a bottom drain.
do you have one of those automatic pool vac's that works when the pool pump is on?

 

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do you have one of those automatic pool vac's that works when the pool pump is on?


i have a robotic vacuum, i call him DJ PoolRoomba... i read an article though that said if it is in fact algae to not run it because it just spreads more algae, but now we're thinking maybe it isnt algae so ill toss lil fucker back in.

it works regardless of the pool pump, it just sucks the shit up like a roomba would.
 

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If you have a variable speed pump don't you have it on low 24/7? I have a above ground and keep mine on low every day and only kick it on high to use the vacuum. When water is cloudy it is usually chlorine (high or low) or algae. You should be dosing a algaecide once a week and using a chlorine stabilizer so you don't have to use as much chlorine. I've never done the liquid chlorine but usually the powder shocks have a stabilizer in them.


I just had to replace my pump yesterday, with all the rain we got my pump was underwater and it froze the shaft. The bolts mounting the pump to the filter cartridge were seized so I had to cut those off. Talk about a clusterfuck.... The good news is I hopefully found someone to fix my pool heater, the heater works but the control panel is wonky. Can't adjust the temp and it constantly turns itself on after you shut the heater off. Now I just need to find someone to swap in my new liner
 

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If you have a variable speed pump don't you have it on low 24/7? I have a above ground and keep mine on low every day and only kick it on high to use the vacuum. When water is cloudy it is usually chlorine (high or low) or algae. You should be dosing a algaecide once a week and using a chlorine stabilizer so you don't have to use as much chlorine. I've never done the liquid chlorine but usually the powder shocks have a stabilizer in them.


I just had to replace my pump yesterday, with all the rain we got my pump was underwater and it froze the shaft. The bolts mounting the pump to the filter cartridge were seized so I had to cut those off. Talk about a clusterfuck.... The good news is I hopefully found someone to fix my pool heater, the heater works but the control panel is wonky. Can't adjust the temp and it constantly turns itself on after you shut the heater off. Now I just need to find someone to swap in my new liner

i do have it on low 24/7 now. legit i dont know how many times to say this but i have 10000% no fucking idea what im doing :rofl:

it's just nuts because i was legit just making sure the tablets were in the feeder, it was set to 3, and fucking swimming before and it was fine for like 5-6 weeks :rofl:
 
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i do have it on low 24/7 now. legit i dont know how many times to say this but i have 10000% no fucking idea what im doing :rofl:

it's just nuts because i was legit just making sure the tablets were in the feeder, it was set to 3, and fucking swimming before and it was fine for like 5-6 weeks :rofl:
Like said. Mine went pure clouding after the rain.
 

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same with the cloudiness after rain, that's normal with large amounts of rain. Just keep up with chlorine on a normal schedule and shock after large rains.

I run a frogger system on my pool, it's the one with the mineral pac and the chlorine pack. I legit don't do anything chemical wise except shock after a pool party. You might want to look into that KJ, it's stupid simple. The mineral pac keeps your alk and algae in line and for the most part PH as well. The chlorine is nice because it keeps the floater out of the pool.
 
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same with the cloudiness after rain, that's normal with large amounts of rain. Just keep up with chlorine on a normal schedule and shock after large rains.

I run a frogger system on my pool, it's the one with the mineral pac and the chlorine pack. I legit don't do anything chemical wise except shock after a pool party. You might want to look into that KJ, it's stupid simple. The mineral pac keeps your alk and algae in line and for the most part PH as well. The chlorine is nice because it keeps the floater out of the pool.
God damnit. We originally built our pool package with this... No idea why it didn't come through
 

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I use a similiarish mineral type thing in my hot tub and it does work super well and all i do is change the mineral thing per the schedule based on water volume. Then I just add chlorine as needed.
 

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fuck maybe it has cleared up a tiny bit? top pic saturday (shitty quality for some reason?) to right now on the bottom. but the stairs look more clear? i dunno.

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shit i think it's getting clearer?

legit haven't done dick. had to get excursion last night. probably be able to peek at it quickly tonight i think
 

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I pass by you every time I go to our Wonder Lake nursery. I'm gunna stop by one day, get naked in the pool and make sure the camera picks it up.

Wait the wife and chillrun aren't home during the day are they? I ain't looking for a felony
 

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I pass by you every time I go to our Wonder Lake Nursery. I'm gunna stop by one day, get naked in the pool and make sure the camera picks it up.

Wait the wife and chillrun aren't home during the day are they? I ain't looking for a felony

"welp some dude named carter stopped by, the neighbor's called the cops on him cuz he stripped down and dove into the pool while yelling profanities- do you know him?" - my wife probably
 

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