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Cloudy Water in An Above Ground Pool

We have above ground pool, the money pit. We are having a problem with the water being cloudy. If anyone can give us a suggestion we will be happy!

Kaylee in Georgia

Cloudy Water in An Above Ground Pool 06/15/2005
I had the same problem in my in-ground pool. Get some of that blue liquid water clarifier stuff and use it. Any pool supply store has it and it works. Just make sure your ph and chlorine levels are correct prior to using it. Good luck
By Reel-crazy (Guest Post)
Cloudy Water in An Above Ground Pool 06/16/2005
PH is probably the problem, then the clairifier will keep it crystal clear. If the ph is not correct, it can cause MAJOR ear infections!
By Mary. (Guest Post)
Baking Soda 06/16/2005
They had an article here in our paper to put a box of baking soda in the day before you use the pool and the water will be very clean. I would let it run to circulate it good. But this was in with the regular things you use in the pool also.
By Bella
Cloudy Water in An Above Ground Pool 06/23/2005
Leslie's Pools is a great place to start. They test your water for free. I've got a lot of sound advice from them. My 15' round pool has been so easy to keep up.

I use 2oz. chloribrite every other day, fresh n clear every two weeks, power powder plus every week, flush my sand filter system weekly and add fresh water, run my filter 4 hours am and 4 hours pm for a total of 8 hours daily. I run a baracada sweeper every two weeks or more in the summer as we use our pool more often. I keep in covered at all times with a heating blanket. It heats nicely and keeps debris out. As my neighbors have not landscaped yet.

My instructions are for my 15 round. I have no idea what you have. I find if you have routine of distributing of chemicals you find little or no complications. I did get some algae this spring but with Leslie's Copper algaecide it cleared in a day. I tried the baking soda first no good. Also I got some calcium build up. I went on vacation and didn't flush my system. So that what happened, calcium build up. Keeping up. That's the key. Good luck with your pool. They also have a website

Happy Summer!

By Jennifer CA

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