What does green algae look like?

What does green algae look like?

Green Algae looks like green growth usually along the walls and areas with low circulation. They feel soft and sometimes a bit slimy. 
Example of green inground pool
Example of green algae growing in above ground pool.

We recommend using Green Treat. Or for really bad green algae, Swamp Treat.

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