How to Treat Mustard Algae in a Pool?

Answer Algae come in more than 30,000 varieties, divided into three categories: green, mustard and black. Carbon dioxide normally keeps a pool's pH level low. When algae forms, it consumes carbon dioxide,... Read More »

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How do I treat black algae in a pool?

Applying TreatmentDrain your pool. Purchase a 3 gallon bucket of liquid chlorine, which is available at most pool stores, and apply to black algae-infected areas of your swimming pool. Take a large... Read More »

How to Treat Algae in a Swimming Pool?

Algae are a very common pool maintenance issue. If your water has a green color or visible growth can be seen on pool walls or floor you could have algae contamination. This microorganism can quick... Read More »

How do you treat black algae in a fiber glass pool?

With a stainless steel wire brush. Brush the spots fairly vigorously and then add a liquid algaecide especially for black algae. Follow label inst. You possibly could also try a little bit of granu... Read More »

What do you do if your son ate pool algae?

Answer Probably not a problem, it is a plan after all, but if you are concerned, call the poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.