Red algae and swimming pool care instructions. How to remove and reduce an algae swimming pool for the pool perfect for you.
It's sometimes called red slime algae and is really a bacteria.
It will present itself in your pool as rust colored specks or bright reddish-pink patches on the walls, steps, and/or ladder.
Even with the best pool water care some pool owners will experience algae at some point.
Always take the proper precaution in dealing with these types of pool chemicals and read the manufacture’s labels.
Use heavy duty rubber gloves and goggles and keep pool chlorine out of reach of children and pets.
If you see that your swimming pool has red algae swimming pool, you must take immediate action in killing the algae.
Doing this will lessen the risk of swimming pool staining and will lengthen the pool water life.
First you should:
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Amount of Chlorine Needed to Reach 10ppm
|Kinds Of Swimming Pool 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.|
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