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ALGAE

Over 20,000 species known to exist.  Algae may form on your pool surfaces or it may bloom in suspension.  We typically know algae to be green but it may also be yellow (mustard algae), black, blue-green, or any shade in between. It may form separate spots or seem to grow in sheets.  Pink algae is not algae at all but a form of bacteria.  Algae are living breathing organisms that need warmth, sunlight, and CO² to thrive.  Click here to learn more about algae and how it affects your pool.



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Algae
Posted 8/26/2008 2:51:00 PM by pooltech    Reply
Green, black or brown microscopic plant life which is nourished by sunlight. A group of single-celled plants, which includes both seawater and fresh water varieties.

Anonymous 12/22/2008 5:49:33 PM    Reply
Great information, thank you!
 
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