Everything you wanted to know about algae – especially how to destroy them!

Everything you wanted to know about algae – especially how to destroy them!

Everything you wanted to know about algae – especially how to destroy them!

You may recall from science class that algae are one-celled plants. There are more than 20,000 species. Yuck!

Algae that grows in swimming pools and spas, can be green, brown, yellow, black or pinkish. Most often they’re a slimy substances that resembles fur and typically grow on the steps and in corners – places where circulation may not be optimum. Most swimming pools are in the sun several hours per day, and it’s sunlight that speeds algae growth. Terrific right!

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