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    Pool Algaecides

    1. 4 years ago
      This is the Holy Grail of Algaecides
      I had terrible problems with black algae spots that could not be killed by any other products. They resisted brushing, and even pressure washing in my drained pool. Upon re-filling my pool, the black algae came back to life. I found this product, added it to my pool according to directions, and it quickly killed the black algae once and for all. I now use this product to prevent any algae growth in my pool.
    2. 3 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. 1 decade ago
      Finally--a product that worked!
      For some reason this summer, we got a huge outbreak of algae and nothing we had used in the past would break it up. We dosed the pool with this black algaecide and within one dose we had a cleared problem.
    1. 2 years ago
      Great kit!
      This kit is perfect for keeping our pool clear! It makes maintenance a snap!
    2. 10 months ago
      Great Value
      We always get our pool products here and are never disappointed.
    3. 2 years 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!
    1. 3 years ago
      Algae Problem??? NO PROBLEM!!!
      Been having horrible algae problems for the last two seasons. Tried everything - algaecide, super shock... NOTHING worked. Saw this product, and thought "what the heck...it's worth a shot." OMG ~ so glad I did. Liner is squeaky clean...haven't had that for three seasons! Highly recommend this product. It's been a sanity saver, and we're FINALLY enjoying the pool again.
    2. 1 year ago
      Poor it. Forget it.
      Easiest way to make sure you have algae under control for months.
    3. 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.
    1. 3 years ago
      BEST pool product hands-down!
      I started using No Mor Problems a few years ago and I'm telling you, it really is THE BEST pool product you can use for keeping your pool clear the entire season! I used to take trip after trip to the pool store to have my water checked because I couldn't get my pool levels right. Since using No Mor Problems I haven't had my water checked one time! It is sold as an algaecide, but really it's just the clear pool catalyst. The only thing I ever have to add is shock and soda ash to raise the PH. ... read more Needless to say, it is an aptly named product.
    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. 5 years ago
      8 years of perfect clarity
      I started using No Mor Problems 8 years ago in our 10,000 gallon above-ground pool and it has performed perfectly. I use 2 1/2 ounces once a week and NEVER have algae problems. The only two times I have had an algae bloom was when I skipped the once-weekly application. Each time about a week after the missed dosing, the pool became a murky green, but cleared up in a few days after starting treatment again. If you are consistent, this product is very affordable. Small, regular doses keep algae in ... read more check and the water is really sparkling clear.
    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. 2 weeks ago
    1. 4 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. 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. 3 years ago
      Best Algaecide on the market
      We have used this product for at least 8 years straight now and no other product works as efficiently as this. It is costly but no other products are needed as others that need an additional product to eliminate the foam.
    1. 1 decade ago
      Green To Clean FAST!
      Due to a hurricane and alot of rain our pool was left with alot of debris, and with the hot , humid temperatures we had a major algae bloom within a couple of days. By the time we got power back the pool was green from top to bottom. I had ordered this product with my usual order of chlorine just to have on hand. Within a little over a day we had our pool back to normal. I really did not think it would clear it that fast, but it did. It is part of my pool staples now every year. And the price is ... read more excellent compared to a walk-in store.
    2. 3 years ago
      Seems to work
      We were having trouble cleaning up our pool after a too-late spring opening. We tried a Green to Clean treatment, and the pool cleared up much more quickly. How much of this is due to the product, and how much to the associated shock treatment is hard to say, but if I ever find myself in the same predicament, I'll use the product again.
    3. 6 months 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. 9 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!
    2. 1 decade ago
      This is th e best stuff I have ever used I love it
      I love yellow out I will never buy anything else. This is the only stuff that you can just put it in and let it go. Last summer my pool had really green water ,I went to the pool place in my area they gave me $150.00 worth of pool stuff, they told me to put it in and it would be clear in 3 days. I did this and still a green pool. I got this yellow out put it in and in 8 hours my pool was clear, I can not say enough good things about this product.
    3. 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!
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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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