Brown Algae Production & Swimming Pool Algae Control. Understand Types Of Algae In Water & Algae Facts .
This is a very ugly kind of algae that will make your pool very uninviting, especially when you have a big party the next day. Killing it takes a little time, energy, and effort.
Pool algae problems are normally a direct result of poor swimming pool water chemistry, pool water maintenance and/or bad filtration.
Weekly pool maintenance is needed or else you will get a host of water problems.
Steps should be taken to ensure you won't have more swimming pool problems such as:
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Having your swimming pool chlorine, pool alkalinity, pH, CYA/pool stabilizer, and calcium hardness adjusted correctly is very important.
If you have algae, you must take immediate action in killing it. Doing this will lessen the risk of staining and will lengthen the pool water life.
First You Should:
The water will turn from a brown to white or grayish. Also, there will be dead algae on the bottom of the pool. This can be filtered out through your pool filter and vacuuming. Once the water has cleared and you lose only 1 - 2ppm within a 12 hour period will you know the algae is dead.
Remember, when you have a swimming pool algae problem, there is no quick fix. It will take time, effort, and patience to clear up your pool. When your swimming pool chlorine is down to around 3.0ppm the pool will be safe to swim in once again.
Don't allow anyone to swim in the pool until the brown algae is gone and the water has cleared up.
Chlorine Chart - Super-Chlorinate Your Pool
(Amount Needed to Reach 10 ppm)
|Type of chlorine||POOL GALLONS|
|Sodium Hypo||10 oz.||1 3/4 qts.||3 1/4 qts.||1 1/4 gal.||1 2/3 gal.||2 gal.||4 gal.||6 gal.|
|Lithium Hypo||4 oz.||1 1/4 lbs.||2 1/3 lbs.||3 1/2 lbs.||4 3/4 lbs.||6 lbs.||12 lbs||18 lbs.|
|Dichlor||2 1/4 oz.||11 oz.||1 1/3 lbs.||2 lbs.||2 2/3 lbs.||3 1/3 lbs.||6 3/4 lbs.||14 lbs.|
|Calcium Hypo||2 oz.||10 oz.||1 1/4 lbs.||2 lbs.||2 1/2 lbs.||3 1/4 lbs.||6 1/2 lbs.||13 lbs.|
Don't skimp and try to save a few pennies on the pool chlorine. The brown algae will like it if you don't use enough. I suggest you get these calculations and then add another 1/2 gallon of swimming pool chlorine, just to be sure.
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