Question: What do I add to refill my hot tub?

What chemicals do you put in a hot tub after you refill it?

Steps to Hot Tub Water Chemistrya pH increaser.a pH decreaser.sodium-dichlor.chlorine granules.

What is the best way to fill a hot tub?

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What chemicals do I add to start my hot tub?

This all-in-one kit includes all the essential items you will need to start up your hot tub, including:AquaChek 6in1 Test Strips (50 Strips)Granular pH Minus (2 lbs.)Granular pH Plus (1.5 lbs.)Granular Non-Chlorine Shock (2 lbs.)Liquid Prevent II (16 oz.)Granular Chlor-Aid (2 lbs.)

Should I shock my hot tub after refilling?

It is a good practice to shock with dichlor when you refill your spa. After that, regular maintenance can normally be accomplished with non-chlorine shock. Other times for shock treatment include before or after heavy use and when the spa has been neglected.

Can I use pool shock in hot tub?

So yes, you can use shock, but be aware of the risks involved. “Shocking” a pool or hot tub is a surefire way to clean the water quickly, or so most people with hot tubs or pools will tell you.

What happens if I dont put chlorine in my hot tub?

It is most unlikely, but not impossible. If a hot tub has not been sanitized correctly, then sharing a hot tub with someone who is infected could allow for the Chlamydia to grow in the hot tub water. It is so important to maintain 5ppm of Chlorine at all times and ensure all other chemical balances are correct.

Can you just use chlorine tablets in a hot tub?

There are two main sizes of chlorine tablet on the market. Due to the water capacity, we do not reccomend using large 200g swimming pool tablets in a hot tub as they will lead to high levels of chlorine which could cause damage to components. Use 20g chlorine tablets only in hot tubs.

How high should I fill my hot tub?

Fill the hot tub with water to about 2 to 3 inches above the top of the filter. Do not fill the hot tub above this level. As the jets are turned on and people get inside the hot tub, the water level will naturally rise.

Should I shock my hot tub after every use?

Generally it is recommended that you shock your hot tub once a week – more often if its seeing heavy use. If your levels are all good, but the water is a bit cloudy or doesnt quite smell right, its time for a shock. You should also shock the tub if you havent used it for an extended period of time.

Can too much chlorine damage a hot tub?

You only need a small amount of chlorine to successfully sanitize your spa, so its possible to overdo it if youre not careful. Too much chlorine can damage your hot tub and irritate your skin, eyes and lungs. Thankfully, reducing the chlorine levels in your hot tub is very easy to do.

Is it safe to go in a hot tub with low chlorine?

Can you use a hot tub with no chlorine? No, if are using chlorine as a sanitiser your chlorine level must be 3-5ppm at all times to ensure every bather is kept safe. If you are using bromine, then you must ensure bromine is kept between 3-5ppm.

How often do you put chlorine tablets in hot tub?

A chlorine level of between 3-5mg/l must be maintained in your hot tub at all times. The addition of chlorine will depend upon usage and bathing habits. It could be daily or every 2-3 days (for 1mg/l add 2g per 1000 litres).

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