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It is often called "pink algae", but is actually a bacteria that is hard to get rid of. See your pool supplier. It's appearance often coincides with many overcast or rainy days. It especially loves the white plastic Plumbing pools have. I have found the red algae to be pH related. In particular it is encouraged by an acid condition. So, balalnce the pH, then shock the pool. PINK SLIME WATER MOLD TREAT WITH HEAVY SHOCK-CHLORINE BIOGUARD ASSIST-SOFTSWIM, BAQUICIL

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Q: What is the pink powder on the pool walls and steps?
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