Bromine Method: Troubleshooting

Cloudy water

1

Treat with Defender (lowers calcium levels) and Brom Tabs (sanitizes water).

2

If the problem persists, use Spa Algaecide or Enzyme.

Eye/skin irritation

1

Use a Bromine Test Strip to measure your spa water alkalinity and pH levels.

2

Adjust total alkalinity and pH as necessary using Spa Up or Spa Down.

Scum lines & odors

1

Clean scum line with CitraBright surface cleaner.

2

Add 1 fl oz. of Enzyme per 250 gallons of water.

Excessive foaming

1

Add Foam Down.

2

Shock with Renew non-chlorine shock oxidizer.

3

Use a Bromine Test Strip to measure bromine and calcium levels.

4

If necessary, adjust bromine level with Brom Tabs.

5

If calcium levels are below recommended 150-400ppm, use Calcium Booster to raise ppm levels.