Pinkish line

Stains on the pool surfaces, pool equipment
or on the swimmers, or off-color swimming pool
water. Discolored but clear pool water.

Pinkish line

Postby Guest » Wed 09 Nov, 2011 11:46

i have a pinkish stain that has appeared around the top of the pool. it has turned all the hoppers a pink colour. what causes this and how do i get rid of it.

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Pinkish line

Postby ssullivan » Fri 09 Dec, 2011 10:06

Is it slimy? Pink Slime is a bacteria that can be caused by rain, soil, or contaminated swim suits. It is more typically found in the circulation piping. What do you use to sanitize your pool?
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Re: Pinkish line

Postby paulbest » Mon 08 Aug, 2016 22:46

In swimming pools, pink slime is caused by improper water & pool maintenance, environment, poor circulation to name a few. The problem is actually bacterial in nature. The best algaecides to use for this problem are either Polymer Algaecides or Silver Algaecides. These products exhibit some antibacterial properties: other algaecide such as "quats" or copper are not effective against these bacterial problems. Another effective treatment is the use of a Sodium Bromide product. However, the use of sodium bromide, in a chlorine pool, can increase chlorine usage, for an indeterminate length of time.

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