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Cloudy Water

Possible Cause Solution Preventative Maintenance

Total alkalinity or pH out of balance

Test water and adjust total alkalinity and pH as necessary using Spa Up, Spa Down or Alkalinity Increaser.

Maintain a pH of 7.2 - 7.8 and total alkalinity of 80 - 120 ppm. 

Dirty filter

Use Instant Cartridge Clean on a monthly basis or deep clean with Filter Clean.

Clean filter with Filter Clean on a monthly basis as part of the Simple Spa Care® program.

Calcium too high

Treat spa water with Defender (2 fl. oz. per 800 gallons).

Use Defender weekly to prevent scale formation, aid in the removal of existing scale and to help prevent precipitation of dissolved solids in spas or hot tubs.

Excessive organic contaminants or lack of sanitizer

Shock oxidize with Renew® non-chlorine shock oxidizer or Renew® Tabs. If using the Leisure Time Free® System, treat with Leisure Time Boost® non-chlorine shock oxidizer. Check and adjust sanitizer level.

Use Renew® non-chlorine shock oxidizer or Renew® Tabs weekly as part of the Simple Spa Care® program.

Buildup of unfilterable material

Use Bright & Clear clarifier (2 fl. oz. per 800 gallons). Its unique polymer action neutralizes and removes dirt, soap, oily films and suspended particles to create clean, fresh water.

Use Bright & Clear weekly as part of the Simple Spa Care® program.