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    Pool Algaecides

    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. 3 years ago
      great. timing
      We are having a cool wet summer. The algee was hard to control. I ordered your 90 day treatment on Thursday A.M.. I received it on Friday. It is GREAT, Thanks
    3. 1 year ago
      Seems to work
      Due to lots of rain and water temperatures around 95, we were getting heavy algae requiring frequent cleaning and diatomaceous filter changes. After through cleaning and shocking I used the recommended amount of algaecide and after 10 days no algae or filter changes. HOWEVER, the water is no longer crystal clear; it has a yellowish tint.
    1. 3 months ago
      Wow does this work
      Used 4 pounds and shocked 4 times as directed Also cleaned filter and brushed pool. I have a 50 by 20 funnier pool Went from totally green to a beautiful clear blue
    2. 7 years ago
      BEST PRODUCT EVER
      Our winter cover fell into the pool this year making our pool a complete green, swampy mess. We cleaned leaves, tadpoles, etc out of the pool and shocked it multiple times with very little results. Green pond, looking water. Green To Clean has shown wonderful results after about 8 hours. We are at the within about 17 hours the pool is only a little cloudy. I will purchase this product to open our pool every year!
    3. 3 months ago
      Hotel pool
      I had diagnosed mustard algae to my boss three days prior to a huge algae explosion and causing us to close the pool. I applied the 4 pound container and 2 standard shock treatments. Within 6 hours the water had turned blue again with no brushing required. The next morning the cloudiness had cleared up. Amazing, made me look good as a new employee to upper management.
    1. 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!
    2. 9 years ago
      Great alge solver
      Tried this product because when I opened the pool was a swamp. I was shocked how fast it worked and it turned my pool from green to gray with in 20 min. Just make sure you have enough shock because you need to shock your pool 3 times. I agree with other people you also need to use a clarifier to clear it up. I will use this product again. I have recommend it to all my friends a family who have a alge problem with their pool.
    3. 10 years ago
      BEST PRODUCT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      LAST WINTER I PUT A SOLAR COVER ON MY POOL, AS THE WINTER IS RELATIVELY MILD HERE. WHEN THAT COVER CAME OFF, MY POOL WAS SO GREEN IT LOOKED LIKE A LOUISIANA SWAMP! I WAS SOMEWHAT CONCERNED ON A CLEAN, CLEAR FUTURE FOR MY POOL. THE YELLOW OUT IS AN ALGAE PROBLEM SOLVER... AN UNDERSTATEMENT.. I USED IT WITH CHLORINE AND MY IN THE SWIM SHOCK. IT WAS INCREDIBLE JUST HOW GREAT THIS PRODUCT IS! FROM SWAMP TO CRYSTAL CLEAR! I'M SOLD. I WILL USE YELLOW OUT ALWAYS! IT WILL NOT LET YOU DOWN.
    1. 1 month ago
      Wonderful
      Best algaecide ever! My pool water looks just as clear at spring time opening as it did at fall closing! I would not use any other brand!
    2. 1 decade ago
      Winterizing Wonders
      Third year now that I have used the In The Swim winterizing package for my in-ground pool. Works like a charm and saves the cost of hiring someone to do it for me. This spring, the water needed less attention than prior seasons due to addition of floating clorinator included in the package. Thanks for making opening easier but my former pool guy misses the business. Maybe he'll pay you not to sell your products ??
    3. 3 years ago
      long lasting
      our pool does not get covered in the winter and I love the way this lasts!
    1. 9 years ago
      It Really Works
      I have had a real problem with Green Algae. My pool is exposed to direct sunlight all day. After several treatments of Shock and Algaecide. This product along with periodic shock treatment has kept it under control and looking great. All my pool chemicals and equipment are from In-The-Swim. They have the best prices and you can depend on fast delivery.
    2. 1 decade ago
      Best purchase ever
      We've owned our pool for 4 years and I have to honestly say that this is the BEST product we have ever used. It keeps the water crystal clear. We have received so many compliments on how nice and clear our pool water is all the time. Just a small weekly treatment keeps our pool spotless! We would recommend this to everyone with a pool or spa!
    3. 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!!
    1. 2 months ago
      Really works
      Used 2 quarts in a 22000 gallon pool with a medium amount of black algae. Scrub with metal brush first!
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    1. 1 year ago
      Excellent product
      Very happy with the results and easy of closing pool
    2. 1 year ago
      Eliminated My Yellow Algae
      We have a 15,000 gallon 16 year old concrete pool that needs to be refinished because it has corroded over the years from chemical use which creates the perfect environment for algae growth. We had mustard algea pretty much everywhere with a concentration on the sides and steps. The Super Algeacide and Super Shock totally eliminated it! It took a lot of elbow grease (brushing and vacuuming), but after a couple days and almost the entire bottle of Super Algeacide over the course of thee days, it ... read more is gone and has remained gone! Last summer I spent much more $ at our local pool supply store buying products to eliminate the mustard algea. Great product and great price!
    3. 5 months ago
      Great price for great products.
      Great value compared to other places, glad I didn’t get price gouged by the chain stores.
    1. 3 years ago
      Algae clear
      It was weird, but welcome that it is not blue. That stuff stains and so far our pool is crystal clear.
    2. 1 decade ago
      Money Saver
      I bought this product and kept alittle maitainence dose in my pool. My frinds were still having algea problems with every little rain or after returning from vacation. But not me! It's great and I will buy it every year!!
    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
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    In The Swim Knowledge Pool: 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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