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Forum: Dealing with Stains & Metals, . . . and 'Minerals' & 'Ions',

Issues w/ stains, from iron, copper, & other metals & with copper-based products: Nature2, Vision, Frog, Ionizers, skimmer pills, Pristine Blue, Chlor-Free & . . . ?

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 10 Basic Facts about Pool Stains

    ___________________________________________ 10 Basic Facts about Pool Stains ___________________________________________ 1. Most pool stains...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-21-2018 08:08 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQs & Guides: Stains, Metals, 'Minerals', 'Ionizers'

    ____________________________________________ 10 Basic Facts about Pool Stains Stain removal with ascorbic acid Bucket test for the presence...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 06-06-2018 08:28 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Guidelines for Stain Removal

    This was posted by PoolDoc in another thread this morning. It is concise and simple. A more thorough guide for dealing with metals in a pool is in...

    Started by Watermom‎, 06-10-2014 01:20 PM
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  1. Pool Frog?

    We didn't know any better when we bought out pool, but they included their private label brand of the Pool Frog Mineral system. We only used it 1...

    Started by savdoc2‎, 05-01-2006 12:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-01-2006 01:07 PM Go to last post
  2. Exclamation Ascorbic acid, chlorine and TA (long)

    Please bear with the long post. I think it illustrates some things that have not been discussed about ascorbic acid, at least not since the server...

    Started by EricF‎, 04-26-2006 12:23 PM
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    04-26-2006 11:04 PM Go to last post
  3. black stain line around steps

    This is year two for our IG vinyl pool (STILL building it ourselves -- working on the fence and deck pavers now). This site has been a life saver!...

    Started by hsdancer‎, 04-16-2006 05:47 PM
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    04-26-2006 11:00 AM Go to last post
  4. Unhappy Question about orange/brown stain...

    Ok, we're still trying to figure this one out... I have an in-ground, gunite pool (almost 5 years old) & I live in Southeast Louisiana. For the...

    Started by PopcornGirl‎, 03-28-2006 02:49 PM
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  5. Talking Removing copper? Weird story!

    About 7 years ago, when no one else would step up for the job, I got responsibility for taking care of a small private club's pool. 80,000 gallon in...

    Started by ValAZ‎, 04-17-2006 11:49 PM
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    04-18-2006 10:41 PM Go to last post
  6. Question Perplexing stain problem, but I think I'll get there with some help

    Today I did the stain ID kit. None of the tests showed the result it discribed. I looked back at the iron and cobalt test later and saw maybe a...

    Started by 2005phyllis‎, 04-13-2006 10:30 PM
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    04-17-2006 09:50 PM Go to last post
  7. Electrolysis to remove iron from pool walls

    Does anyone think this might method help to remove ferric oxide/rust from the pool walls. Please see method at this site; ...

    Started by smallpooldad‎, 04-13-2006 05:03 PM
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    04-14-2006 12:15 AM Go to last post
  8. orange/brown stain treatment, how long does it take

    I have orange/brown staining in my pool which is pretty extensive. I did the vit C test which took the stain out. I am now treating my pool with the...

    Started by 2005phyllis‎, 04-11-2006 11:01 PM
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    04-13-2006 12:19 AM Go to last post
  9. Wayyy too much copper--my fault!

    Last season, my pool, an inground vinyl liner variety, was doing great. No algae, no cloudy, etc. That is, until my heater core sprung a leak. ...

    Started by BorisMD‎, 04-02-2006 06:33 PM
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    04-12-2006 10:46 PM Go to last post
  10. Tile cleaners

    Any recomendation for a good tile cleaner?

    Started by Phillbo‎, 04-11-2006 12:07 AM
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    04-11-2006 12:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Ascorbi c Acid

    How much ascorbic acid do you use in a 36,000 gallon vinyl line pool to remove the stains caused by well water?

    Started by dsikes‎, 04-08-2006 06:51 PM
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    04-10-2006 11:28 PM Go to last post
  12. How do you get stains out of plaster?

    My 20000 gallon gunite pool is about 3 weeks old now. Part of the initial fill was with well water (high in iron - therefore I'm assuming stains are...

    Started by mshumack‎, 04-09-2006 09:29 AM
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    04-10-2006 08:46 PM Go to last post
  13. Pristine Blue

    My pool dealer has recommended using Pristine Blue instead of chlorine. Says it is more forgiving than chlorine and is a low chlorine product....

    Started by jjcdill‎, 04-08-2006 01:47 AM
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    04-09-2006 11:34 AM Go to last post
  14. I've been thinking about copper...

    Some time this week a post was made about copper in poolwater. The general consensus was that once there, it's impossible to remove unless you drain...

    Started by thilbert‎, 04-07-2006 04:14 PM
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    04-07-2006 10:28 PM Go to last post
  15. alternatives to chlorine/non-chlorine pool maint

    hello to all, looking at uv and copper/silver ion systems coppper/titainium oxidation systems. we all know that chlorine isn't good for us, so i'm...

    Started by leewest‎, 04-01-2006 06:02 PM
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    04-04-2006 11:53 PM Go to last post
  16. Green water from metal?

    I have a 30 foot round AG pool. We did not cover it this winter and it got filled with algae, but we were able to treat that and get rid of it....

    Started by Lschaal‎, 04-02-2006 12:56 PM
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    04-02-2006 02:51 PM Go to last post
  17. Question Marquis resurface stain

    I tried to post this before the site went down, but I don't think it went through. Anyway, we recently resurfaced our pool with the Marquis finish &...

    Started by rlp‎, 03-27-2006 05:14 PM
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  18. Info-post: Stains: Iron, Copper, Silver & More

    FAQ: "Stains & Metal Matters: Iron, Copper, Silver & More" About copper and silver based 'sanitizers' . . . Metal based treatment systems...

    Started by PoolDoc‎, 03-25-2006 07:29 PM
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    03-25-2006 07:29 PM Go to last post

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