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Algea in salt water pool

Posted by Elenamarra - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by Elenamarra - 9 years ago

hi there,

Thanks for the advice regarding my pool, I will put it all to the test!

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Posted by FIVEAMP - 9 years ago

I SUGGEST YOU SPEAK TO WATERMAID 0N 99158964.They may be able to offer help.

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Posted by Cypruswez - 9 years ago

Use a silver oxide based algaecide such as ;Silvercide'.

Several brand names about. Black liquid, quite expensive.

Low chlorine levels, poor circulation, or long periods with pump off are usually responsible. Every pool should be regularly brushed, paying attention to seams and the underside of pool ladders and around lights. Crevices in the skimmer mouldings are a haven for nasty things.

Never put anything in your pool that has been in the sea, unless it has been carefully cleaned.

I think it may be possible for some algae to be introduced via the salt. Only a theory though. Keep the pH at 7.3 and chlorine around 2 or 3 after you have sorted the problem.