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What are safe fertilizers or fertilizing techniques to use around pools to eliminate the chances for high phosphate levels and a green pool?

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2004-11-27 16:10:38
2004-11-27 16:10:38

Most fertilizers will contain some amount of phosphates and nitrates. Both of which are food for algae. The best method is to have the fertilizer applied using a drop spreader (not a rotary spreader). Water the fertilizer into the lawn/garden areas. Prevent walking on the fertilized area for several days. If phosphates get high in the pool/spa then you can use a phosphate remover to lower the quantity in the water.

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