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Thread: Dead algae

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    May 2015
    Schriever Louisiana

    Dead algae

    I have a 18 foot round above ground pool salt water with dead algae what is the best way to get rid of it should I let the filtering system get rid of it the water is crystal clear the vacuum it up and made things worse

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    May 2014
    Columbia, SC

    Re: Dead algae

    If you are sure it's all dead a combination of brushing, vacuuming and pump/filter time should get it.
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    Sierra Vista, Az

    Re: Dead algae

    Welcome to TFP. As Tim said brushing, vacuuming and running the filter will clean it up.
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