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Answered 2012-08-11 02:24:09

A pool will usually turn green due to a growth of some sort. Normally salt water helps prevent this but you may need to use chemicals to flush your pool before resuming activities safely within it.

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Salt water pool green?

Algae buildup will cause a salt water pool to turn green. A clogged filter will allow the algae to buildup in the pool.


How do you fix a green salt water pool?

To fix a green salt water pool, add chlorine. Users can also add algae prevention chemicals to keep the pool from turning green.


Why would a salt water swimming pool turn blonde hair green?

It is not the salt water pool or the salt water that is turning your hair green. It is a poorly maintained pool with a chemical imbalance - pH and total alkalinity out of required parameters.


What causes the salt to rise in your pool?

What causes the salt level to rise in a pool


What causes Loss of salt in a salt water pool?

Backwash's, pool overflowing as a result of rain or overfilling, water being splashed over the side. swimmers taking out water on their body's as they get out of the pool and my dog drinking the pool water.


Green water in salt water pool?

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.


High pH in salt water pool?

The Chlorine generator is what causes the high PH and its not a Salt Water Pool Hmmm....if it's not a salt water pool then why is there a chlorine generator? Just use your test kit and add acid when the pH is high.


Why does your salt water pool keep turning green?

most bodies of water have salt in them, correct? and most bodies of water have moss in them, correct? so if your pool has salt in it, and is under sunlight, its going to produce moss!


How often do you test the water in a salt pool?

You test a salt water pool the same as an ordinary pool where it comes to testing the chemical balance of the water. Most importantly check for free chlorine regularly. testing for salt can be done less often as the only thing that causes los of salt is backwashing water being splashed out of the pool and overflowing of the pool in the case of rain.


Do you add salt to the pool water?

There is two types of pools: Chlorinated pools and salt water pools. If you have a salt water pool then yes, you would add salt to the pool.


Can you use salt and chlorine in your pool?

Yes as a mater of fact that is what salt water pool normally is. With a salt water pool there is a electronic salt water chlorinator installed that uses the salt in the water to create chlorine. However if you don't have a salt water chlorinator and prefer the feeling of a salt water pool then there is no reason not to add salt to the pool as well as keeping up the chlorine yourself.


Are Salt water pool filter different from fresh water pool filters.?

Salt water pool filters are the same as fresh water pool filters.


Does a salt water pool contain bleach?

No, a salt water pool does not contain bleach.


What kind of swimming pool tastes salty?

A Salt water swimming pool, like the iceberg in Sydney. hmmm.... A Salt Water Beach! or a pool in wich someone wurinated in! A: Your answer is old pool water. You will not taste the salt in a salt water system pool! k


Do you ad salt to a salt water pool?

No. salt water is salt water. it already has salt in it


What kind of salt do you put in a salt water pool?

Swimming pool salt not rock salt, sea salt, water softener salt. k


You just converted your above ground pool to salt water and it has turned green?

Just the same as not putting enough chlorine in the pool. You can treat the water the same as you would have and increase the production of the salt system.


Can you convert a painted pool into a salt water pool?

Simply put any pool can be a salt water pool, even an above ground pool.


Why does a pool change blond hair green?

It is the chlorine. it doesnt happen in salt water pools


Why a salt water pool?

Most people believe having a salt water pool is like swimming in the ocean. Nottrue. Salt water pools use the salt to make chlorine. With a salt water pool you will still be using chlorine a toxic chemical to sanitize your pool.


Will switching from chlorine chemical system to a salt water system ruin pool?

No A salt water pool is in fact also chlorine pool, the difference being that with a salt water pool a salt water chlorinator converts the salt that is in the water into chlorine gas which is then dissolved into the water while the filter is running. the conversion wont have any adverse effects on the pool.


Does a salt water pool system absolutely require a titanium heater?

Salt water pools are high in free chlorides, which will cause chloride stress corrosion cracking in stainless steel heaters. Copper heaters will react with the salt water and turn the pool green. Im afraid that very noble and very expensive materials are required to heat a salt water pool.


How many ppm of chlorine is in a salt water pool?

Do you mean to say that you have a fresh water pool with a Chlorine Generator which uses salt? Or do you in fact have a salt water pool? bob...


Can you make your own saltwater by just adding salt into your pool and if so how much salt and what type of salt should you use?

No you will not have a salt water pool. yes you will have salt water but the actual electronic plates found in a genrator converts the salt in the water to chlorine to sanitize the pool water. A: You have to have the mechanical device to produce the chlorine in a salt pool. THE SALT A MEANS TO PRODUCE CHLORINE FOR YOUR POOL!


Does a salt water pool or a chlorinated pool attract more mosquitoes?

stagnet or still water attracts mosquitos weather salt brackish or chlorine Not your pool. A salt water pool IS a chlorinated pool if the system is working properly.


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