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Algae Treatment: Baquacil Pool w/ CDX

For Pools with HEAVY Algae

Heavy would be considered where you cannot see the bottom of the pool/barely can see bottom of pool OR you have tried the 'light' Algae Treatment at least 48 hours prior with no results.

Follow this treatment in order:

  • Brush the bottom & sides of pool to loosen up algae
  • Add 2 Gallons of Oxidizer per 10,000 gallons of water
  • Add 2 Pints of CDX per 10,000 gallons of water
  • Top Sanitizer up to 50 ppm - Use Baquacil Test Strips to check level
  • 12-24 Hours later add Flocculant or Clarifier if cloudy
  • Run Filter non-stop for 24-48 Hours until clear
  • Vacuum the pool thoroughly
  • Clean filter with Baquacil Filter Cleaner



For Pools with LIGHT Algae

Light Algae is considered where your pool is somewhat Green but you can still see the bottom, or algae is just beginning to start.

Follow this treatment in order:

  • Brush the bottom & sides of pool to loosen up algae
  • Add 1 Gallon of Oxidizer per 10,000 gallons of water
  • Add 1 Pint of CDX per 10,000 gallons of water
  • Top Sanitizer up to 50 ppm - Use Baquacil Test Strips to check level
  • 12-24 Hours later add Flocculant or Clarifier if cloudy
  • Run Filter non-stop for 24-48 Hours until clear
  • Vacuum the pool thoroughly
  • Clean filter with Baquacil Filter Cleaner



DISCLAIMER: THIS IS A RECOMMENDATION FOR TREATMENT OF ALGAE BY HANSEN’S POOL AND SPA. IT CAN TAKE UP TO 3 DAYS TO FULLY CLEAR ALGAE. IF ALGAE IS NOT CLEAR WITHIN 3 DAYS, A SECOND TREATMENT MAY BE NEEDED DEPENDING ON SEVERITY OF ALGAE. ALL MANUFACTURERS DIRECTIONS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED ON HOW TO ADD CHEMICALS TO YOUR POOL WATER FOR THE DOSAGES LISTED ABOVE.