Algae and Other Growths

Green Algae:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Shock Treatment
  • Algaecide
  • Clean the Filter
  • Check the System

Black Algae:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Algaecide
  • Brushing
  • Clean the Filter
  • Check the System

Mustard Algae:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Algaecide
  • Brushing

Pink Slime:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Algaecide
  • Brushing
  • Clean the Filter
  • Check the System

Water Mold:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Shock Treatment and Algaecide
  • Clean the Filter
  • Check the System

Animals and Insects:
Causes
  • Environmental
Solution
  • Shck Treatment to kill the organic elements
  • Algaeicide

Chlorine Demand:
Causes
  • Foreign environmental contaminants
  • Poor maintenance
Solution
  • Shock Treatment

Cloudy Water:
Causes
  • Poor filtration and circulation
  • Chloramines or low sanitizer
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Particulate matter
Solution
  • Check the pump and filter
  • Clean and run the pump continuously
  • Shock Treatment
  • Balance the water
  • Crystal Bright
  • Filter Cleaner and Degreaser

Pink Slime:
Causes
  • Low sanitizer
  • Poor maintenance
  • Improper Water Balance
  • Poor circulation
Solution
  • Algaecide
  • Brushing
  • Clean the Filter
  • Check the System

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