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    Pool Algaecides

    1. 5 months ago
      Finishing touch
      I've been battling the cleanup of algae for a year. Our (fired) pool service did nothing for it except to add more and more liquid chlorine. We've used several products that have been working, but we just couldn't get rid of all of it. We decided to give this product a shot. I put it in last night, then the powder chlorine, 12 hours later, more powder chlorine. Tonight I only had 3 small spots of algae left. I have 1 more time with the powder chlorine and I think we'll have it licked. I wish I'd ... read more started with this product a year ago.
    2. 1 week ago
      Works Great
      it is important to note that the chemistry involved is VERY pH sensitive . If you do not jack up the pH significantly above neutral it probably won't work or at least not as well. the ammonium sulfate is a salt of a strong acid so it will not work in low pH.
    3. 4 days ago
      Green to Clean-It Works
      We purchased Green to Clean because illness prevented us from opening the pool earlier as usual. In order to winterize we needed a clean pool. After cleaning and getting all of the levels of the chemicals right we added Green to Clean according to direction and it did a very good job of getting out the green algae. All that I can say is it does what is advertised.
    1. 2 months ago
      Worked fast
      I had a few patches of yellow algae on the plaster walls of my pool that other algaecides never quite got rid of. I brushed the affected areas, added Yellow Out and did a chlorine shock. The walls and water looked great the next morning! I was surprised the chlorine went from 10 ppm to 0 ppm overnight, but I just added a few more pounds of chlorine and now it is stable 2 ppm. The algae has not come back for two weeks! If it stays away two more, I will definitely buy Yellow Out again.
    2. 1 decade ago
      Finally!!!
      I used this in combination with the Algaecide 60 plus & had wonderful results! We have been combatting algae all summer & the pool stores were out of solutions! I put this & the Algaecide 60 in and within one day had a beautiful sparkly pool. It did cause a massive need for chlorine all of a sudden. We usually check our combined chlorine levels as well as free chlorine & our tests indicated that we needed chlorine levels of around 50 to burn everything out! After a ton of shock, we finally ... read more started seeing some free chlorine coming back! Also, our ph dropped at some point, so be prepared with some bicarb :-) However, all of our levels are back to normal & our pool is beautiful!
    3. 8 years ago
      Really works on yellow algae!
      I have a 22,000 gallon pool, and my pool man told me to use 8 pounds of Yellow Out. I had been fighting my green pool for almost three weeks, adding hundreds of dollars of chemicals and running the pool continuously. Then, I added the Yellow Out by scoops, following each scoop with a scoop of chlorine. The next morning my pool was blue. I still needed to add clarifier to eliminate a little cloudiness, but what a relief!
    1. 1 decade ago
      Saved Me Mega Money and Time
      Two years ago....after being gone for three weeks (and having some attention by my house sitter) my pool got totally out of control. Mega algae bloom. After much effort.......I was told that by pool maintenance pros that I would have to replace the water and possibly the sand in the filter. Replacing the water did not solve the problem.....yellow algae started to return and I was facing about $1000 to change out the sand in my filter. Fortunately No Mor Problems was recommended. I have not had a ... read more problem since. Very good product....use it weekly......outstanding!!
    2. 9 years ago
      AMAZING!!!!
      This product is amazing! We lived with a murky pool all last summer, and the pool store was telling us everything was fine. This year our pool was green when we opened it and after spending at least $400 on products from our local stores (yes, we used 2 different stores) we still had a murky pool that wouldn't stay balanced, and "silt" was constantly appearring. We were told we must need to replace our sand or our filter. We then ordered No Mor Problems and watched our pool fix itself before our ... read more eyes! Within 3 days we had a beautiful pool! Two months later, our water clarity is still brilliant! All we do is treat with this product weekly and add chlorine tabs. No more copper algeacide, super blue, shock! Give it a try!!! It's well worth it!!!
    3. 8 years ago
      No Mor Money
      The recommended dosage is quite costly to keep up with and will require you to go thru several bottles in a season. It's active ingredient: ~40% sodium bromide...not sure why they can't tell you that in the specs, other than it's not all that special. I ran into problems with this stuff - the bottle doesn't really address if you have algae - I had to resort to a quat to take care of the problem. So, if you have a perfect pool and never get algae, this is for you. But I would highly recommend ... read more using a quat or copper-based algaecide in addition to or instead of this product. This is not the panacea it (and most reviewers) claim it to be!
    1. 2 years ago
      bye bye green swamp
      My pool when from emerald green to azure in 36 hours. perfect!
    2. 4 years ago
      Algae Clear
      With the ugly weather we had this summer and turning cold overnight my pool was a mess. This product helped turn my pool back to the clear inviting pool it should be. Very effective and worth every penny.
    3. 2 years ago
      Cleared the pool. when algae 60 failed.
      Bought this after alge 60 failed to change my pool. Turned a white cloudy left on vacation for a week and came back to s clear pool
    1. 3 years ago
      Seaklear 90 day pool algae prevention and remover
      Have used this product for the past several years, the best ever keeps pool spotless of algae, put in half bottle every 3 mths. need little to no other chemicals except tabs and some chlorine.
    2. 1 month ago
      Works as described
      One day after adding the green was gone! Extremely happy
    3. 2 years ago
      The BEST algaecide ever!
      I started using this product about 5 years ago to get rid of a huge algae bloom. Nothing had worked up until then. The SeaKlear was nothing short of amazing. I use 1/2 a bottle every 3 months along with In the Swim super shock and I have the clearest water all the time.
    1. 1 decade ago
      Wow Really works
      I couldn't get my pool clear after dumping tons of shock and algacide in it. I bought this package and it was clear within 4 day.
    2. 1 decade ago
      Best Results Ever
      I would like to say, we thought our Algae would never have been cleaned up with the well water we use for our 30,000 pool during spring opening. But this kit really did the job. I was VERY impressed. Within 1 week, our pool was crystal clear. I would definitely suggest this kit for bad algae problems, it works AWESOME!
    3. 1 decade ago
      Start Up KIts
      I use the start up kits every year and it is fast and easy to use. It makes pool opening easy.
    1. 1 month ago
      Really works
      Used 2 quarts in a 22000 gallon pool with a medium amount of black algae. Scrub with metal brush first!
    2. 2 years ago
      It works well!
      Have used this in the past and it works well enough to purchase again. It devastates any returning black algae. I had it speckled all over when I went to open my pool 2 years ago. Nothing worked till this. I did scrub all over once I put it in the first time. The algae let go and was swept up and away.
    3. 9 years ago
      GREAT PURCHASE
      THIS IS THE BEST ALGAECIDE! WHEN OTHER ALGAECIDE PRODUCTS FAIL YOU CAN COUNT ON THIS ONE TO MAKE YOUR POOL CLEAR AGAIN.
    1. 1 decade ago
      Not Perfect but Very Good
      My water was crystal clear, but I did have algae growth on bottom. I just couldn't get it to clean up when we opened. After a water test we found the phosphorus too high, so it looks like we had other issues. All is crystal clear now!
    2. 4 years ago
      Great Winter Algaecide
      I buy the winterizing kit every year and a extra quart of winter algaecide to add in march never had a problem with the water when opening the pool. great products from in the swim
    3. 4 years ago
      Excellent product!
      Easiest shut down so far with a blue pool! Cant wail to try more of the products.
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    In The Swim Knowledge Pool: Algaecides

    In The Swim's Dr. Pool

    Why Use Pool Algaecides?

    While lack of proper circulation and out-of-balance water chemistry can lead to the growth of algae in pools, even carefully maintained swimming pools can sometimes experience algae growth. It is important to use an effective treatment as soon as an algae bloom appears in your pool and it's also a good idea to take measures to prevent algae from growing in your pool in the first place.


    For killing out of control algae blooms, look to Green to Clean and Yellow Out, natural and non-toxic chlorine enhancers that boost the killing power of chlorine pool shock. Small localized areas of algae can be eradicated with In The Swim Pool Algaecide, Algaecide 50 and Algaecide 60 Plus, and a stiff pool brush. For repeated algae blooms, step up protection with our Super Algaecide, No Mor Problems or Algae Clear for stubborn situations.


    Preventing Pool Algae

    •  1. Well balanced water, with proper pH, Alkalinity, Calcium Hardness and Stabilizer levels.
    •  2. Constant and consistent chlorine level of 1-3 ppm, along with regular superchlorination to 10+ ppm.
    •  3. An effective filter; run the pump each day for 12 hours daily, more or less, depending on effectiveness.
    •  4. A clean pool; brush, skim and vacuum to remove organic debris which contributes to algae problems.
    •  5. Monitor levels of phospates in the pool. Use a phosphate remover when levels exceed 300 ppb.

    If you do all of that, and still have algae - begin an algaecide treatment with weekly doses of our Pool AlgaecideAlgaecide 50 or Algaecide 60 Plus, to assist your chlorine to combat pool algae. Algaecides accomplish this by eroding the outer protective layers of the organism, allowing chlorine to penetrate into the cells.


    Killing Pool Algae

    •  1. Clean pool of debris with skimming, vacuuming and brushing pool.
    •  2. Adjust Alkalinity to 80-120 ppm, Calcium Hardness to 180+ ppm, pH to 7.2-7.3, and stabilizer to 20-50 ppm. 
    •  3. Add Pool Shock per label instructions.
      • - For light green algae with good visibility, add 1-2 lbs of shock per 10,000 gallons.
      • - For medium green pools with visible shallow end floor, add 2-3 lbs shock per 10,000 gallons.
      • - For dark green pools with very poor visibility, use Swamp Treat or Green to Clean with a triple-dose shock.
    •  4. Brush pool and run filter overnight (remove solar blanket covers while chlorine levels are high).
    •  5. In 12 hrs, check pH and chlorine levels. If chlorine has dropped to near zero, repeat treatment.
    •  6. Continue to run filter 24/7, cleaning filter only when filter pressure rises or flow rates decrease.
    •  7. Add a Clarifier after 2-3 days, to assist your filter in removing suspended particles.
    •  8. Add an Algaecide after 4-5 days, adding an initial dosage, followed by regular maintenance doses, per label. 
    •  9. Add a Filter Cleaner after 5-7 days, to remove algae particles trapped inside of sand or cartridge pool filters.

    In The Swim's swimming pool algaecides are highly effective products which will help you keep your pool water crystal clear and algae-free. Our powerful pool algaecide will reduce the need for pool shock treatments and are safe for all pool surfaces. In addition, In The Swim's special formulas will effectively eradicate and prevent the growth of all types of pool algae. Strong algae treatments can take your pool from cloudy to crystal clear in less than 24 hours. 


    For More Info See our Algaecide eGuide:

    Pool Algaecide eGuide

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