Green or Reddish Brown Water Possible Causes and Solutions

Updated 2 months ago ​by Blake Bonds

Possible Causes and Solutions

Green Algae (hazy water) - Adjust pH to ideal rage of 7.2 – 7.6 ppm. Shock pool and wait 6-12 hours then treat pool with algaecide weekly to prevent reoccurrences.

Copper in fill water (clear with green tint) – Use Metal Out/ Demineralizer wait overnight then test and adjust chlorine and pH levels as needed.

Dissolved iron or manganese in water – Adjust pH to 7.2 – 7.6ppm then use Metal out/ Demineralizer as directed on bottle and run filter until clear.


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