What does scale look like?
Scale looks like off-white or chalky build up on the surface, similar to the build up on faucets in your bathroom and kitchen.. To remove scale we recommend lowering the Total Alkalinity according to the Hamilton Index, and using Cal Treat. You can find detailed instruction on the Directions tab of the Product Page.
Stain and Scale Prevention
So you just got the stains off your pool and it's looking great! But you're worried it's not going to last; as soon as you add something else to the water you're afraid that the stains will come right back. Often when you're finished with a stain ...
What does white water mold look like?
White Water Mold looks like white shredded tissue paper floating in the water. It breaks apart easily to the touch. Example of white water mold growing in hot tub. We recommend using Pink Treat.
What does black algae look like?
Black Algae looks like small bluish-green to almost black nodules growing on the surface where circulation is low. Example of black algae growing on plaster We recommend using Swamp Treat.
What does manganese staining look like?
Manganese Staining looks like purple to magenta stains flush with the surface. Illustration of purple manganese stains To remove it, we recommend Pool Stain Treat. You can find detailed instruction on the Directions tab of the Product Page.
What does copper staining look like ?
Copper Staining looks like blue to green stains flush with the surface. To remove it, we recommend Pool Stain Treat. You can find detailed instruction on the Directions tab of the Product Page.