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Bugs In The Filter And Or Water In A Pool

Items needed to get rid of bugs in the filter or water in a pool: For A Sand Filter With Sand and DE - Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid) or Acid Magic (Muriatice Acid Replacement) For A Sand Filter With GlassPack Filter Media...

How to Treat For Phosphates Using Sea Klear Phosphate Remover Commercial

InstructionsDIRECTIONS FOR USE:INITIAL HIGH-PHOSPHATE TREATMENT:1. Clean or backwash filter.2. Calculate the amount of product required using the dosage guide. Pour Phosphate Remover in the pool,distributing it over as wide an area as possible.3. Run...

Pool Water Is Brilliant Lime Green But Crystal Clear

If the pool is a brilliant lime green color but absolutely clear, the alkalinity is low. Items needed to raise the alkalinity: Digital Test Kit. Baking Soda Liquid Muriatic Acid or 

Copper Won't Rise In A Pool

There are three things that will keep the copper from rising in a pool: Low calcium Phosphates present over 200 ppm Copper electrodes loose or have fallen off of the screws The Control Box not working properly Items needed to determine...

Green Water In A Pool

Items needed to determine the cause of green water in a pool: Digital Test Kit  Digital Test Kit Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid) or Phosphate Remover (may be needed to remove phosphates)

Green Hair In A Pool

There are several possibilities for the cause of green hair in a pool:     Chlorine Based Hair Products pH Imbalance (too high) Chlorine In The Pool Copper Too High Calcium Too Low Chlorine Based Hair Products Chlorine...

Burning Eyes In A Pool

Item needed to fix burning eyes in a pool: Regular Household Bleach The most common reason for burning eyes in a pool is a new vinyl pool liner.  New vinyl liners release gasses  from the manufacturing process (off-gas) for up to...

Copper Electrodes Wearing Very Fast In A Pool

Items needed to prevent copper electrodes wearing very fast in a pool: Digital Test Kit Digital Test Kit Phosphate Remover (may be needed to remove phosphates) Leaf Skimmer (to add calcium to the pool) 1)  Test phosphates. &...

When Filter Media Is Getting Into The Pool:

If filter media is getting into the pool, it means there is a broken part in the filter.  In a sand filter it will be the laterals and in a DE filter it is the grids.  Have the filter repaired by a qualified pool professional.

How And Where To Ship The ECOsmarte Control Box For Repair

Please package the control box carefully, including your Name, Address, Email, Phone, and a detailed message about the problems you are experiencing inside the packaging with the Control Box.   Use an "expedited" (UPS Overnight, UPS 2 Day, FedEx...

Smelly Water In A Pool

Items needed to get rid of smelly water in a pool:   For A Sand Filter With Sand and DE - Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid) or Acid Magic (Muriatice Acid Replacement) For A Sand Filter With GlassPack Filter Media - ...

Rising pH In A Pool

Things that cause rising pH in a pool:   Phosphates in the pool water Filter needs cleaning Water imbalance Poor water circulation Algae  Items needed to fix rising pH in pool water:   Digital Test Kit Digital...

Green And Cloudy Water In A Pool

Items needed to determine and fix the cause of green and cloudy water in a pool: Digital Test Kit  Digital Test Kit Digital Test Kit Digital Test Kit Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid) or Calcium Chloride Flakes (may ...

Cloudy Water In A Pool

There are 3 possibilities for cloudy water in a pool:   Low water temperature DE powder in pool Algae 1)  If your pool water is above 70 degrees F, it isn't cold enough to cause cloudy water. 2)  If you have a DE filter...

Stains On The Pool Surface

Items Needed To Test Pool Surface Stains: Chlorine Puck (vinyl pool only) Sock (vinyl pool only) Liquid Muriatic Acid (Hydrochloric Acid) or Acid Magic (Muriatic Acid Replacement) Non-Chlorine Shock (Potassium Monopersulfate) PVC...

How To Eliminate Algae In A Pool

This article gives a complete list of steps to eliminate algae and try to prevent its return.  If doing a quick algae elimination make sure water parameters are correct and do steps 1 through 4. Items Needed To Eliminate Algae In A Pool: ...

Copper Electrodes Wearing Unevenly

Items needed to determine why copper electrodes wear down unevenly:   Voltmeter  Phosphate Test Kit Sodium Test Kit TDS Test Kit   1)  Test phosphates.  If the phosphates are above 100 ppm use a recommended...

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