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My pool water looks green inside the pool but clear in a glass what is wrong?

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lumbeediva21

Asked by lumbeediva21 at 11:26 AM on May. 29, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • You have algae.
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 11:27 AM on May. 29, 2013

  • Yeap, ugly algae at the bottom due to lack of proper chlorine...........and cleaning........
    older

    Answer by older at 11:28 AM on May. 29, 2013

  • Yuck! Drain it and clean it
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 11:36 AM on May. 29, 2013

  • It's algae that settled on the bottom. How big is the pool? Do you have a pool filter? If so then add Chlorine, stir up the algae over & over until the filter filters it out. Or vacuum out the algae with a pool vacuum. Chlorine will kill it but not removed it. You have to filter it out of the water.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:43 AM on May. 29, 2013

  • Alga can also occur due to a PH imbalance. Test the PH. Start with a shock treatment (I'm assuming that you have a pool big enough to swim in), follow the instructions and then set about checking the PH and making sure the water remains sterile.
    winterglow

    Answer by winterglow at 11:45 AM on May. 29, 2013

  • ^^this
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:15 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • I would suggest getting a water tester, they cost about 15 dollars.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:25 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • did you test hte water?

    It probably needs to be shocked...and kept up from there
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 1:27 PM on May. 29, 2013

  • What color is the inside of the pool? It could be light refraction of either the sky or the pool color or both.
    witchqueen

    Answer by witchqueen at 6:40 PM on May. 29, 2013

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