cleaning the green off the sides

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

cleaning the green off the sides

Postby poolfor5 » Fri 09 May, 2008 20:16


I am draining the water from my pool as I type. The sides are nasty green. What is the best way to clean this? I have heard of the 3 B's. Does this work?

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BBB method

Postby muss08 » Fri 09 May, 2008 21:32

Once the pool is drained pressure wash it or have it acid washed. The three Bs stand for bleach, baking soda and borax but that is for keeping your chemistry good once your pool is up and running. In the future you only need to brush, run the filter and shock to kill the algae on the sides.
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BBB method

Postby SummerTimeLove » Mon 12 May, 2008 19:21

The 3B's do work! 8)

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