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The bad news: Pink or red algae are some of the more difficult algae and may take several treatments to fix, because this is actually bacterial growth. The good news: Kem-Tek specialty products can get you back to having fun in your pool or spa.

  • Test and adjust the pH level of the water to 7.4
  • Shock with Shock Quick 10 or All-In-One Chlorinating Granules
  • Treat your pool with Mustard Algaecide at three times the normal dosage and run filter for 24 hours
  • After that 24 hours, start using any of the following: Algaecide 60% Concentrated, Green Algaecide, Phosphate Remover or Algaecide and Clarifier as part of your normal maintenance to help prevent further problems
  • Use Metal and Calcium Eliminator for stain prevention
  • For help with a specific question, you can call our free helpline at 1-800-SOS-POOL (767-7665)

Destroys organic contaminants

Treats and prevents algae