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What do you use?
Old 01-08-2015, 11:34 AM
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Brom Tabs
http://www.leisuretimespa.com/ShockandSanitizers.aspx
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Brom taps and shock powder
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Originally Posted by jwfost View Post
What do you use?
cleanwater blue X1/week and shock after every use (dichlor was giving my wife a skin rash and bromine wasn't any better)...also adjust alklalinity, pH and calcium, as needed. Buy everything from spadepot.com
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Thanks... I'm going to try the brom tabs
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Once everything is good PH, ALK and Calcium

Once a week add

Brom Tabs in the skimmer

Renew® Granular

Alternate between Defender and Enzyme weekly

Has work well for me for the last 10yrs
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Nature2 for Spas......maybe a tablespoon of chlorine once (tub is 375 gallons) a week and thats about it. Shocking maybe once every two months or when needed. This assumes your PH etc... is balanced which is very easy to do
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Brom tablets, change the water every couple months,
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I found Bromine to be more corrosive on the jets internal parts so after a few years I switched over to Chorline. Bromine is easier to maintain as you can do it less frequently, but when I started replacing some of the jets internals, I was amazed at how it literally ate away at the plastics over time.
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Nature2 for Spas......maybe a tablespoon of chlorine once (tub is 375 gallons) a week and thats about it. Shocking maybe once every two months or when needed. This assumes your PH etc... is balanced which is very easy to do
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If I had to use anything else my tub would be dry. Amazing simple to maintain with Nature2.
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Rohypnol and K-Y jelly...
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Go over to troublefreepools and get info from the experts, as opposed to the pool store chemicals sales lackeys...

http://www.troublefreepool.com/forum...s-and-Hot-Tubs
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Spa frog floating bromine dispenser
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granular shock and sodium bicarb " alkalinity powder"
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Chlorine and shock.
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Originally Posted by flyau98 View Post
Go over to troublefreepools and get info from the experts, as opposed to the pool store chemicals sales lackeys...

http://www.troublefreepool.com/forum...s-and-Hot-Tubs
Who you calling a lackey?
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Originally Posted by cphilip View Post
Rohypnol and K-Y jelly...

Old 01-09-2015, 09:44 PM
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Chlorine and shock. I change the water every few months and add calcium hardness increaser at that time. Thar's it unless water becomes unbalanced. Been doing it since 1999.

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