Algae Products

Algae All 60®

algaeAll60-mThis non-foaming, non-staining formula works in chlorinated or brominated pools to inhibit stubborn algae growths.

  • Excellent for use with pools with attached spas or fountains
  • Prevents all types of algae
  • Non-foaming and non-staining
  • Will not affect pH

Algae All 60 should be used with these BioGuard Care Systems: 3-Step, Once-A-Week 3-Step, and Pool Pods if your pool has an attached spa or fountain.

Back Up®

backUp-mOne of BioGuard’s most popular algae preventatives. Works well in chlorinated and brominated pools. A powerful surfactant/wetting agent makes Back Up able to work in tiny cracks and crevices where algae start.

  • Highly effective algae preventative and algae killer
  • Keeps pool water clear and free of visible algae
  • Activity increases as water temperature rises (and you need protection the most)
  • Will not affect pH levels
  • Non-staining

Back up should be used with these BioGuard Care Systems: 3-Step,Once-A-Week 3-Step, and Pool Pods.


banish-mBanish is a fast-acting, highly effective, patented, non-foaming algicide that produces results in 24 hours! It kills all types of algae in swimming pools. Thanks to a patented chelant, Banish also prevents staining that commonly occurs with other copper-based algicides.

  • Highly effective pool algae destroyer and prevetative
  • Fast-acting formula produces results in 24 hours
  • Patented non-staining, non-foaming formula
  • Kills and prevents green, mustard and black algae
  • Works in chlorine and bromine pools
  • Does not affect pH so pH adjustments are unnecessary after treatment
  • You can shock while using Banish so there are fewer steps than when using other copper-based algicides.

Optimizer Plus®

Bio Lab ProductsOptimizer Plus is a valuable addition to any of the BioGuard Pool Care Systems.  It works in chlorinated, brominated or biguanide treated pools to suppress algae growth. But what you’ll immediately notice is it enhances water quality by making water feel softer and look like sparkling diamonds. (Not available in California.)

  • Improves water quality while suppressing algae growth
  • Helps create clear swimming pool water
  • Leaves water soft and soothing


Smart Algicide

smartAlgicide-mSmart Algicide is BioGuard’s best preventative Algicide. This patented, non-foaming formula prevents green, mustard, and black algae from forming in all types of swimming pools. Smart Algicide contains a patented chelant that prevents staining that commonly occurs with other copper based algicides.

  • Prevents green, mustard, and black algae
  • Helps keep pool water beautifully blue
  • Non-foaming
  • Non-staining
  • For all pool types

Smart Algicide should be used with these BioGuard Care Systems: 3-step, Once-A-Week 3-Step, and Pool Pods.

Spot Kill

spotKill-mUse Spot Kill to kill unsightly algae growth quickly. High solubility makes it compatible for most pool surfaces.

  • For use in vinyl, painted, fiberglass or colored plaster surface pools
  • Restores water clarity
  • Fast acting granular algae killer
  • Black algae killer


Spot Kill WP

spotKillWP-mFor white plaster pools only! Spot Kill WP is especially effective on black algae growth. Pour directly over algae growth with circulation off for most effective use.

  • For white plaster pools.
  • Kills black algae on walls

Matley Swimming Pools and Spas
1 Tucker Street
Suite A
Pepperell, MA 01463
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David McQuaide

David McQuaide

David McQuaide is one of the fourth generation family members working at Matley Swimming Pools and Spas. Dave is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and is loved by our customers. When Dave is not out working on swimming pools and spas, you can find him working at our sister company, Matley Plumbing and Heating. Outside of work, Dave enjoys football, golf and has know to throw a "turkey" or two at the bowling alley. He is also an up and coming micro-brew enthusiast who makes a great "Moose Drool Brown Ale"!