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Maggots in pool

Postby DeadPool » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 15:40

Hi i have maggots in my pool please explain where they came from. I do have a tree hanging over the pool and was wondering what i could do to prevent this in the future.

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Postby Backglass » Thu 19 Jul, 2007 19:09

Trim the tree?

Maggots don't just blow in on the wind...
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Postby Larry H » Sat 11 Aug, 2007 13:18

Have you resolved your issue with maggots in your pool, we do not have any overhang and have recently had maggots in the pool, very serious cause for concern....would appreciate any help anyone has.

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Postby sspatterso » Fri 31 Aug, 2007 16:25

Yikes! Today my mother-in-law came over to swim and we found we had maggots in our pool! Gross! And not what you want your mother-in-law to see. Does anyone have any ideas what this is from? We live in PA and there are no overhanging trees. There were no animal carcasses anywhere. Nothing in the filters - not even a hair.
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Postby mr_clean » Fri 31 Aug, 2007 16:40

They had to come from some where, maybe roof that has tree near by, no matter how, scoop them out and keep chlorine level normal.

Postby chrisinspring » Fri 31 Aug, 2007 16:50

most likely it's web worms and not maggots. they come from oak trees

Postby chrisinspring » Fri 31 Aug, 2007 16:51

BTW, spray the tree with liquid BT, or have a tree expert do it

Maggots in pool

Postby Guest » Wed 08 Apr, 2009 11:39

liquid BT

What is liquid BT??

Maggots in pool

Postby micha101 » Wed 15 Apr, 2009 09:45

Kill them with a chlorine overdose and check your filter. If your system wasnt working for a while, they keep alive in your filter system.

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