Chemical Quick Start Up Guide

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Step 1: Fill

  • Fill your spa following user manual instructions. Always fill your spa by removing a filter and putting the hose in the intake hole.

 

Step 2: Heat

  • Heat your spa pool to the desired temperature using touch-pad.

 

Step 3: Water Treatment

  • Ensure the cover is off and the pump running.
  • Dose spa with BioGuard Armour. 6 grams per 1,000 litres.
  • The litreage of your spa is on the specification sheet.
  • Press the clean cycle this will run for 20 minutes.

 

Step 4: Test Water the following day

  • Use test strips. Follow the instructions on the container.
  • Test trips should be used for pH, alkalinity and Total Hardness. Santiser level (Bromine or Chlorine) should be maintained using the dosing instructions on the container, not the test strips.
  • Ensure you have sanitised with BioGuard Armour the previous day before testing or the reading will not show

 

Step 5: Water Balance

 

Balance pH

Balance Alkalinity

Note: Unbalanced spa water can damage your spa pumps and heaters.

 

Step 6: Water Hardness

 

Total hardness

This can be done a few days after start up and usually only affects those on bore or tank water supply.

Note: Low water hardness can damage your spa pumps and heater. High water hardness will create a build-up of scale.

 

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