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Hot Tub Start-Up Instructions

Hot Tub Start-Up Instructions
Hot Tub Start-Up Instructions For Bromine or Chlorine
Spa Start-Up: Brominating Concentrate


First Time Start-Up
1. Fill your spa with water. If the make-up water is from a well or other nonmunicipal source, testing prior to filling is recommended.
2. Super-oxidize the spa with Brominating Concentrate with spa circulation system turned on. Run all pumps at least one cycle.
3. Operate the spa circulation system for at least 2 hours.
4. Drain, then rinse interior surfaces and refill. Follow draining instructions in owner s manual. The reason for doing this is because spas are tested with water and when they are shipped there is some water in the plumbing. By super-oxidizing with a sanitizer during a pre-fill, you lessen the opportunity to contaminate the water with bacteria.

Refill Guide
1. Adjust pH (7.2-7.6), total alkalinity (80-120 ppm) and calcium hardness(100-200 ppm).
2. Apply Brominating Concentrate following label directions. Establish proper bromine residual of 3-6 ppm.

Daily Care
- If the hot tub is used daily Bromine Concentrate must be added after use, or at the end of the day.
- If the hot tub is not used daily " Bromine Concentrate should be added every 3rd day.

Weekly Care
- Add Teddy Bear Stain and Scale Control.
- Apply Teddy Bear Water Clarifier.
- Test the pH. Acceptable range is 7.2-7.6. Ideal range is 7.4-7.6.
- Test total alkalinity of the water. Proper range is 80-120 ppm.

Monthly Care
- Test your water " Bring a sample to Teddy Bear Pools & Spas for analysis.
- Chemically clean your filter with Bear Strip Filter Cleaner.

As Needed
- Drain, clean, polish and refill based on usage.
- If foaming occurs use Teddy Bear Anti-Foam.

Spa Start-Up: Chlorinating Concentrate

First Time Start-Up

1. Fill your spa with water. If the make-up water is from a well or other non-municipal source, testing prior to refilling is recommended.
2. Super-oxidize the spa with Teddy Bear Chlorinating Concentrate with the spa circulation system on. Run all pumps at least one cycle.
3. Operate the spa circulation system for at least 2 hours.
4. Drain, then rinse interior surfaces and refill. Follow draining instructions in owner s manual. The reason for doing this is because spas are tested with water and when they are shipped there is some water in the plumbing. By super-oxidizing with a sanitizer during a pre-fill.

Refill Guide
1. Adjust pH (7.2-7.6), total alkalinity (125-150 ppm) and calcium hardness(100-200 ppm).
2. Apply Teddy Bear Chlorinating Concentrate following label directions. Establish proper chlorine residual of 3-5 ppm.

Weekly Care
- Once spa is filled, start your spa. Add Teddy Bear Stain and Scale Control.
- Apply Teddy Bear Water Clarifier.
- Test the pH. Acceptable range is 7.2-7.6. Ideal range is 7.4-7.6.
- Test total alkalinity of the water. Proper range is 80-120 ppm.
- Shock your spa with SpaGuard Enhanced Shock or superchlorinate with Teddy Bear Chlorinating Concentrate.

Monthly Care
- Test your water " Bring a sample to Teddy Bear Pools & Spas for analysis.
- Chemically clean your filter with Bear Strip Filter Cleaner.

As Needed
- Drain, clean, polish and refill based on usage.
- If foaming occurs use Teddy Bear Anti-Foam.

If you have any question about these start-up instructions please call Teddy Bear Pools & Spa at 413-594-2666 or go online www.teddybearpools.com

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