Algae In Above Ground Pools
(It’s Not Easy Being Green)
|Algae are tiny plants that live in water and can bloom in a short time as their environment allows. Above Ground Pools are no strangers to algae , which can form when there is plentiful sunshine, and food. The trick to controlling algae is to control it’s environment.
There are 3 main types of algae that are usually found in pool and spa water:
When proper chlorination levels are maintained in your pool algae cannot form, Once algae does appear though normal levels of chlorine may not control it. Once algae is established you must treat the water with 30 PPM of Free Chlorine. This kills the algae and destroys the organic waste left behind.
once Algae has a foothold in your pool you must get aggressive with it to defeat it.