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    Pool Algaecides

    1. 2 years ago
      bye bye green swamp
      My pool when from emerald green to azure in 36 hours. perfect!
    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. 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.
    1. 1 year ago
      Excellent product
      Very happy with the results and easy of closing pool
    2. 1 year ago
      Great kit!
      This kit is perfect for keeping our pool clear! It makes maintenance a snap!
    3. 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!
    1. 4 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. 8 years ago
      Best Purchase Ever
      I neglected my pool for over a month and of course I ended up with a horrible algae problem. I tried shocking it several times with many lbs of super shock as well as other expensive algae treatments. I thought I was going to have to drain the pool. I purchased yellow out along with some more shock and followed the very simple instructions. 16 hrs later, no more algae! I would also like to mention that after recieving my yellow out and reading the instructions, I called Coral Seas to make sure ... read more that I could use the product immediately as I had shocked the pool 2 hrs previous. They put me in touch with Sam (the CEO) who was very friendly and beyond helpful. He even ask that I call him back the next day with an update. How's that for customer service! How many times do we find a company who really cares about their customers anymore? It restored my faith :)
    3. 1 decade ago
      Finaly something that works
      We (or a friend) brought mustard algae from the lake. I spent hundreds of dollars on other chemicals in the past 3 years to get reed of the algae but it kept coming back a couple times per year, especially when we forgot to run the Polaris for a week. I tried every algaecide I could find in the stores and pool supplies companies. That's when I sent an email to ask what product would work best for my well water, salt system inground vinyl pool. Yellow out is just fantastic, It killed mustard ... read more algae overnight like nothing I tried before, with less than 2 pounds of it! Hopefully it is gone for good! Untill somebody brings some from the lake again. Tip: Make sure you ask anybody ready to swim in your pool if they used their bathing suit in a pond, lake, river, sea etc... and if they washed their suit since. That's how we ended up with mustard algae in the first place. Great product, Thanks.
    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. 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.
    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. 3 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.
    2. 5 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.
    3. 3 years ago
      Does exactly what it says!!
      Bought this product while looking to buy a pool cover. My pool looked like a green swamp after a long period of rain and warm weather. Needless to say that I'm a firm believer in the saying that anything to good to be true usually is. All I have to say is WOW!! This stuff is fantastic. Poured the product around the edge of the pool and in 2 days water was crystal clear. No scrubbing needed.Worked so well I immediately ordered another container! Get this, you won't be disappointed!!
    1. 1 year ago
      Fabulous product
      I have bought many many products over 15 years to get rid of algae on our pool walls. Brushed the walls regularly. This product WORKS. It Cleared the pool and it has been clear for 2 months. I love this product.
    2. 1 year ago
      Poor it. Forget it.
      Easiest way to make sure you have algae under control for months.
    3. 6 months ago
      Fantastic!
      This product is awesome. I have not dealt with algae since I first tried this product, 5 years ago.
    1. 4 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.
    2. 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!
    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. 4 years ago
      Winter Algaecide
      I have been using the In the swim winter algaecide for about 12 years.... Works great... I put one quart in at closing and I add a quart about ten day before I open the pool in the spring.....
    2. 4 years ago
      Winter Algaecide
      Helps keep the pool water from becoming green over the winter months.
    3. 3 months 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!
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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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