Pink Treat kills Pink Algae & Bacteria to keep your pool clean and clear
Pink Treat is an EPA-registered patented algaecide that is specifically designed to kill Pink Algae and bacteria in any type of swimming pool.
A lesser known fact about Pink Algae is that it is actually a type of bacteria that grows in swimming pools. Pink Treat is specifically formulated to eliminate the presence of these kinds of bacteria to leave your pool crystal clear and safe to swim in.
Pink Treat is very easy to use: simply add one bottle per 20,000 gallons and superchlorinate to wipe out any presence of Pink Algae/bacteria in your pool.
We always recommend that you follow and algae treatment with No Mor Problems to keep bacteria from coming back and to keep your pool crystal clear all season long.
How do I tell when I have pink algae?
Pink algae grows all over, And turns the water into a cloudy, milky, white swamp. When the algae is on the walls, it is slimy clear to light pink and most of it will brush off. If none will brush off, look out, you probably have metal staining. Use United'sPool Stain Treat for metals.
What benefits can I expect from using it?
Your pink algae will be immediately arrested and after you brush off any residue, your pool will havesuperior water clarity. Run your filter to clear it up.
Is it expensive to use?
No! A 2 lb. bottle will treat 20,000 gallons, 2 times what most of the competitors can handle, and we do it better!
How effective is Pink Treat?
It is so effective that many pool professionals use it all over the U.S. We guarantee it! Always check your filter with Filter Aid first so you don't waste money.
What does Pink Treat do?
It effectively kills pink algae, water mold and starts to clean up the water of other invisible life forms.
Does Pink Treat have copper or other metals in it?
No! It does not contain any heavy metals which can stain your pool.
Does Pink Treat affect my pool's balance?
No! But if you over chlorinate your pool, you may affect your test kit results by bleaching and/or causing reactions with the test reagents. Simply add more chlorine/bromine neutralizer to correct the problem.
Can Pink Treat Stain?
No! But you must be careful because you use chlorine to activate Pink Treat and the chlorine can cause staining. Be sure to pre-dissolve the chlorine and broadcast the solution on top of the pool, don't pour it down the sides.
Is Pink Treat ok for my type pool?
You can use it in any type pool.
How safe is it for me, my family and pets?
Pink Treat is non-toxic when added to the pool. We treat your pool as though it is drinking water. We have let algae grow on our test pools and then treated with Pink Treat. The president of United and his family swim in that same test pool. All our chemicals are produced with the idea that you and your pets could drink the water safely in an emergency.
Is DPD (Pink Chlorine Test) the best for chlorine?
No! Our extensive field experience has shown that the OTO (Yellow Test) is a better choice. Let the test stand for 5 minutes after adding the reagent. Don't worry about free or combined chlorine. United makes depending on DPD (Pink test) obsolete. We also found that DPD is less reliable.
Is there anything different when using Pink Treat?
Yes! Your pool will go through a clean-up period that will last from one day to 3-4 weeks. During that clean-up period you may experience a low or no chlorine reading. Don't panic! Just chlorinate continuously. Don't shock! A chlorinator or feeder makes life easy and we recommend them. If you lose your chlorine residual during heavy rain, bather load, or high temperature, just increase your feed rate until the residual comes back.
Do I still need chlorine?
Yes! Pink Treat is activated with chlorine. After the initial treatment, chlorinate continuously which is much better than shocking.
How can my pool look so good without a chlorine residual?
Just as judging a person by age as to how he feels is not accurate, testing of pool water does not always tell you what's happening. Many chemistries in the pool can affect your test results. As long as you're feeding chlorine and the pool water looks good, you are reasonably safe.
Is Pink Treat all I need?
No! As great a product as Pink Treat is, we biodegrade. We highly recommend that you use No Mor Problems® to eliminate all algae in the future. Also, none of our products need any particular water balance to work, but your pool on the other hand does. The main reason that you balance a pool is to control scale, corrosion and staining. United knows that you don't want to work on your pool, you want to enjoy your pool. Ask your dealer for a copy of the revolutionary Hamilton index for easy preventative maintenance.
Can I get rid of algae forever?
Forever is a long time. We have been able to stop algae for 13 years now. How? With No Mor Problems®used as a maintenance program. We suggest you start using No Mor Problems® 48 hours after adding Pink Treat. Remember to add No Mor Problems® as per bottle instructions. You will see a visual improvement in water sparkle as proof of No Mor Problems® effectiveness once the stabilization process is complete. We also eliminate shocking!!
Should I use No Mor Problems year-round?
Yes, unless you close your pool in the winter. During the off season, you will need very little No Mor Problems® and you will save time and money on the spring clean-up.