Swimming Pool Algae

Algae problems in swimming pool water.
Green (cloudy) water or slimy pool walls.
Black algae. Mustard algae. Pink or white pool mold.
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby Denniswiseman » Mon 17 Jul, 2017 11:30

You say chemical levels checked and maintained
Who does this and with what?
Stop putting floc and algecide in
Can you give these numbers
FC:
TC:
pH:
TA:
CH:
CYA:
My pool:
Pool chemicals:


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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby Poonamdpi » Wed 26 Jul, 2017 02:17

Hello,

Swimming pool algae generally occurs when your pool lacks proper sanitation, and the water isn’t circulating, algae will grow. That’s why it’s important to keep the pool water moving with your pump and filter. If you want to prevent your pool from the algae then you should clean the pool daily and use chemicals.
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby Denniswiseman » Wed 26 Jul, 2017 05:05

Poonamdpi wrote:Hello,

Swimming pool algae generally occurs when your pool lacks proper sanitation, and the water isn’t circulating, algae will grow. That’s why it’s important to keep the pool water moving with your pump and filter. If you want to prevent your pool from the algae then you should clean the pool daily and use chemicals.


You are correct in saying you need proper sanitation but this would be in relation to your Chlorine / CYA Chart anything different is a waste of time. Also check out recommended Pool Levels
This is why we recommend a decent test kit to know your correct levels, pool stores abd strips are widely inaccurate
Pump runtime would be for individual pools to determine, no fixed time
Mixing chemicals
Cleaning
Heating
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby Poonamdpi » Fri 04 Aug, 2017 02:36

Hello,
There are three types of swimming pool algae such as green or blue algae, yellow or mustard algae, or black algae etc. To prevent your pools from algae you can use chemicals.
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby marvinwalters » Sat 19 Aug, 2017 06:39

Poonamdpi wrote:Hello,
There are three types of swimming pool algae such as green or blue algae, yellow or mustard algae, or black algae etc. To prevent your pools from algae you can use chemicals.

As discussed earlier, you must keep the pool chlorinated to avoid algae growth.
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby azulverde » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 06:55

· Use chlorine to kill algae
· Brush the walls, edges and floor of the swimming pool
· Assess pool chemical safety
· Adjust the pool pH. ...
· Choose a chlorine shock product. ...
· Test the pool again the next day. ...
· Brush and test daily
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Re: Swimming Pool Algae

Postby Teapot » Mon 30 Oct, 2017 07:29

azulverde wrote:· Use chlorine to kill algae
·
· Choose a chlorine shock product. ...
·

That is incorrect, shocking a pool is about raising the chlorine level and holding it by any source of chlorine, it's a process not a product. If the stabiliser (CYA) level is already high adding more packaged stabilised products doesn't help, most shock still contains stabiliser, better off with a non stabilised form like liquid chlorine or Calcium hypochlorite (HTH shock)

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