Algaecides - are chemicals that are added to the swimming pool water to kill algae

While algaecides can kill algae at high dosages, most are utilised as algaestats, which inhibit or prevent algae formation if Chlorine levels fall

The best algaecide and algaestat programme is a properly maintained sanitizer level of 1-3 ppm Chlorine or 2-5 ppm, coupled with a regular, scheduled Superchlorination

Warning: Using algaecides may damage an ORP controller

There are 4 main groups of algaecides: -

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