White Flakes

MikeG715August 1, 2012

I have a salt system on my pool, and if I do not run my vacuum constantly I get little white flakes in my pool. What are they? And what can I do to rid the problem? Thanks!

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In all likelihood, it is calcium that flaked off the cell.

This is likely a chemistry issue. What are the current levels as reported by a proper test kit, no strips except for salt.


    Bookmark   August 1, 2012 at 6:36PM
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We get them this time of year every year. Knocking the PH down for awhile and it all goes away. Fish some out, pour acid on there and if it sizzles, it's calcium.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2012 at 7:09PM
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