To those lucky enough to own a swimming pool may know Pink Slime, it is often called Pink Algae. It is not actually an Algae but a Alphaprobacteria or naturally occurring harmless bacteria present in the air and all around us, in particular the inside of your garden hose and once your pool is infected it’s the devil’s own job to eradicate. It has infected my pool twice before in previous years and twice this year, first in April when I was able to control it but didn’t actually rid the pool of it until June and it appeared again about two weeks ago. Probably as a result of all the rain we have been having this year. It first appears as a pink coloured slime which attaches itself over everything in the pool, tiles, grout, seats and any shaded areas or where water movement is slack. It particularly loves...
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