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A darker pool liner will absorb more energy from the sun and release it into the water, making it slightly warmer. Lighter colors won't have that effect. The warming isn't really significant enough though to justify getting an ugly liner because it's dark, using a solar cover will be more effective. Keeping the solar cover on overnight will help the water retain heat as well.

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