Algea growth in cold water?

Algae problems in swimming pool water.
Green (cloudy) water or slimy pool walls.
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Algea growth in cold water?

Postby Dennis » Fri 27 Jan, 2006 13:52

At what pool water temperature is algea impossible to grow? Is chlorine still required?

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Algea in cold pool water

Postby Pool Algea » Sun 29 Jan, 2006 06:26

Algea growth is extremely slow at temperatures below 60 degrees F/ 15 degrees C. At these temperatures very little chlorine is needed.

If the pool water is algea free, the pool may require small doses of chlorine through the cold months, depending on the temperature and environmental conditions.

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