A popular product, especially where water is hard and contains Iron, is something called ferritabs. They were produced previously by Hydrology Laboratories, a division of Aqua Clear Industries, in packages of 10 per box, and designed for sand filters or de filters. See the photo of the old tabs and packaging, this for de type filters.
A regional supplier has purchased the rights to produce Ferri Iron Tabs so once again they are available.
Ferri-Iron Tabs are water treatment tablets that help eliminate the discoloration caused by iron and manganese.
They have been formulated for use in all filters EXCEPT diatomaceous earth filters.
These double-action tablets have been formulated to help decolorize water that has been colored by IRON or MANGANESE. These discoloring insoluble materials are removed from the water by charge neutralization and flocculation.
This non-toxic formulation is completely soluble in water and contains no caustic or corrosive chemicals, diatomaceous earth, alum or any chemicals that will alter the pH or chlorine level of the water.
Directions: Make sure pool water has a pH of 7.2-7.6, and contains a measurable amount of chlorine by adjusting with chemicals as necessary. Chlorine will not effect the Ferri-Iron Tab action on Iron or Manganese. Make sure the pool filter is in good operating condition and has been turned on.
Drop 1 tablet for each 3000 gallons of pool water into the skimmer basket. In large pools that have multiple skimmers distribute the tablets.
For best results, add the required tablets over a period of a few hours. Keep the filter operating. In order to permanently improve the water quality, the filter must be thoroughly back-washed within 18-24 hours after treatment.
In pools that have severe problems, repeat dosage and back-wash procedures after 24-48 hours.
In order to prevent a recurrence, when adding make up water and 1 tablet for each 3000 gallons or less of fresh water.
If there are no steel pipes used in the pool construction then the iron was present in the water before it was added to the pool.
If the pool water turns yellow it means that there is more iron in the water than necessary. If the pool was filled using water from a private well, this could happen. The solution for this is to use a water shock treatment to turn the water back to a clear or bluish color.
algae will make water in a saltwater pool green If boosting the chlorine doesn't clear it up pool shops will have algaesides and floculants to the water clear again.
The use of the metal trap filters helps get rid of iron in the pool water. A product like the Liquid MetalTrap which works with a wide variety of pH will be able to get rid of the iron in the pool water.
Muratic acid or Sulfaric acid
You have to get the metal out of your pool.
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Yes it does just like a chlorine pool.
It takes approximately 2 days or 48 hours for alkalinity to clear pool water. During the clearing process, it is best not to go into the pool.
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No,iron rusts and rust turns to algae and it takes a lot of chlorine and shock to clean a pool after there has been algae growing in it. Or it could tear the liner of your pool do not put iron in your pool
Rust in your water is caused by iron in your water supply. You can get a water softner and use the softened water to fill your pool, or you can fill your pool with the rusty water and use a scale and metal out chemical that you could purchase at any local pool dealer. If you choose to purchase the scale and metal out I would recommend taking a sample of your water so that they can test to find out the level of iron in your water. They then could instruct you on how much of the product you should use to clear your water up.
It depends on what is causing the water to cloud. You can take a water sample in to your local pool dealer and have them test it and tell you what chemicals you need to add to clear it up.
You have to treat pool water with pool chemicals and use a pool filter to get and keep the water clear.
Ad an algaecide
Both require the same maintenance.
Until the water comes out clear out of your waste line. Assuming the water is clear in your pool off course. Usually 2-3 minutes.
If your pool water is a blue or gray color and you want to get it to clear up, try using bleach. If you can't get it to clear up, you may need to drain the water and refill it.
It can. Well water has lots of minerals. Iron, zink etc.
Iron in the fill water and you probably added chlor right after filling. Filter the water for 24 hrs then add chlor. There is a product made for iron in the water. It is a chealating agent that keeps the iron in suspension until the filter can filter out the iron.
Your pool water may have turned green even after adding Fresh and Clear because of metals in your water. It is likely copper that is causing the water green. Your pool store will have products available to remove the metals and clear your water up. You might also have algae if you are not putting enough chlorine in the pool.
In most cases when a pool turns brown, minerals in water are reacting to chlorine that has be added to the water. Add a sequestering agent and the pool will clear up in about 24 hours. After the pool clears up, clean the filter.