Quat algaecide

- are the largest-selling, lowest-priced algaecides

  • These are generally sold in active concentrations of 5-10%
  • Such "Quaternary ammonium salts" are surfactants - wetting agents that lower the surface tension of a liquid, allowing easier spreading, and lower the inter-facial tension between two liquids
  • Surfactants lower the surface tension of the water and "wet" the algae cell walls, splitting it open and killing the algae
  • The lower surface tension may help with the perennial problem of wasps around a pool
  • Quats are most often used as the preventative polyquats are most often used to get rid of existing algae
  • If quats are overdosed they cause foaming on the pool surface

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