Applied Biochemists®
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Stains and Rust

Possible Cause Solution Preventative Maintenance
Metals in water

Use Staintrine to remove metal stains and scale.

Add Resist® stain control (4 fl. oz. per 10,000 gallons) weekly to control minerals. Test and adjust pH.

Yellow, green and brown stains caused by nonmetallic deposits

Use Prevent Plus® clarifier to remove visable non-metallic deposits. Add Prevent Plus® clarifier (3 fl. oz. per 10,000 gallons) weekly to stop and prevent accumulations.
Stain and scale due to minerals and metals and/or stain and corrosion formed from mineral elements at pool opening or top-off Apply Staintrine (16 fl. oz. per 10,000 gallons). Add Resist® stain control (4 fl. oz. per 10,000 gallons) weekly to prevent staining.