Algae Guide

So you have something growing in your pool. Simply click on the image that looks most like what your pool looks like, and we’ll give you more info on what it is, and more importantly how to get rid of it.

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    Yellow/Mustard Algae

    Yellow Algae is the most common type of algae, and is found most often along the sunbelt.


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    Green Algae

    The second most common form of Algae, Green Algae is more common in the South and North East.


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    Black Algae

    Black Algae is the most difficult form of algae, and is most common in plaster pools.


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    Severe Algae (Swamp)

    In cases where a pool is neglected for long period of time, a severe case of algae can develop.


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    Pink Bacteria

    Often referred to as a type of algae, Pink Bacteria can grow very fast once found present in a pool.


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    Vinyl Fungus

    Sometimes referred to as “Vinyl Plague”, fungus begins to grow from underneath the liner – typical in areas of high water tables.


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