o Make sure your filter system is in good mechanical condition.
o Maybe you’re not filtering the water for long enough. If so, run the pump and filter for 24 hours a day until water clears up. Thereafter…
o 10 to 12 hours in summer continuously.
o 6 to 8 hours in winter continuously.
o Use BioGuard Polysheen Blue or Super Clear tablets to speed up the clarifying process.
o Adjust pH to 7.4-7.6 with BioGuard Lo ‘N Slo. If you are using sanitizers which raise the pH like calcium hypochlorite for routine chlorination, switch to stabilized chlorine. You’ll use less acid.
o Reduce to the correct level with BioGuard Lo ‘N Slo.
o Remove non-filterable wastes with BioGuard Burn Out (1 bag per 45,000 l).
o Usually free floating green algae. Refer to green algae treatment.
o Check and adjust pH to 7.4-7.6.
o Use BioGuard Burn Out to shock treat the pool (1 bag per 45, 000 l).
o Apply BioGuard Kwik Clear (100 ml per 10,000 l).
o Circulate water for 2 hours on bypass.
o Shut off the pump for 12 to 24 hours.
o Vacuum to “waste”. Use a manual vacuum sweeper.
o Use BioGuard Super Clear tablets to trap remaining dirt.
o Backwash every 6-12 hours until water is clear.
o Refer to metal treatment.