The pool is full of algae, we keep adding shock with chlorine in it to try and get the algae out and it is not working what do we need to do?


Chlorine is an important part of getting rid of the algae, but you also need to consider the filtration/circulation of the water and a healthy pH. The filter should run 24/7 until the water is clear and make sure the water is reaching all the pockets of the pool so that algae is not allowed to continue to grow in an area that is untouched by the chlorinated water. The pH should also be balanced in order for the other chemicals, chlorine included, to be able to work effeciently. Last, you may want to get an algaecide to assist your chlorine. Choose an algaecide that treats the type of algae you have present.

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