2. Shock application
Add Pristiva Primer. Our multi-functional treatment designed specifically for saltwater pools. This product, combined with the Pristiva Premium Shock below, will provide the water with the necessary algae-killing ability. Apply by slowly pouring the necessary amount into the skimmer. Perform a backwash before adding the product if the filter has not been washed recently.
Add Pristiva Premium Shock, this product provides an initial shock treatment to the water and works symbiotically with Pristiva Primer to effectively control algae. Apply slowly into the clean, empty skimmer immediately after applying Pristiva Primer for best results.
Sometimes not all algae problems can be destroyed in one application. Factors that determine this are 1) how long the algae has been growing, 2) what is the resistance of the algae strain you have, 3) what other factors may be contributing to the problem (e.g., faulty filtration or circulation, excessive phosphate, nitrate, or ammonia contamination, other chlorine demand problems (e.g., pollen).
If the pool water does not show noticeable signs of improvement within 48 hours, consult a technician at Seahorse Pool for next steps. It is likely that another application of Pristiva Premium Shockwill be required.
When the water has lost its green color. The lack of color indicates that the algae is dead and the cleaning process can begin.