You might have observed black, green and blue-green growth in your pool. These are algae which are plants that live on sunlight and carbon dioxide. The common sign of algae growth in your pool is black slime on your pool walls, pool water should become green.
This article elaborates how to remove algae by using ammonia in your pool. Please leave me a comment and share your experiences of cleaning algae by using ammonia in your swimming pool.
How To Clean A Swimming Pool Algae By Using Ammonia?
- Algae lower the pH level of your pool. So, always keep a check of pH level of your pool water and make sure it is ranging between 7.2 – 7.8. You can use pH testing strips which are widely available in the market for testing.
- As per your pool’s water capacity add ammonia to get rid of unwanted algae. 3,200 gallons of water in a pool will require at least 1 cup of ammonia to get rid of algae.
- Do not use the pool after adding ammonia for at least 24 hours . This will allow the ammonia to sit in the pool to remove algae.
- Now again test the pH level of your pool. The pH level of your pool should be closer to the optimal range of 7.2 – 7.8 by now.
- If the pH level of your pool is again low after doing all the above stated points repeat all the above stated steps again.
- Now again check the pH level of your pool. The pH level of your pool should have reached the optimal range by now.
- Use pool vacuum to remove (suck) all the algae from your pool. Your swimming pool is clean from algae, you can enjoy the clean and hygienic water now.
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