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Cloudy Water

Possible Cause Solution Preventative Maintenance

Total alkalinity or pH out of balance

Test pH and alkalinity. Adjust levels using Spa Increase, Spa Decrease or Alkalinity Up. Lock in pH level between 7.2 and 7.8 range with pH Magic® water balancer.

When spa is refilled, add pH Magic® water balancer (3 lbs. per 500 gallons) to lock in correct pH level.

Dirty filter

Clean filter with Filter Fresh® filter cleaner.

Use Spa Clarifier weekly (1 fl. oz. per 250 gallons) to help the filter remove small particles that cloud water. Clean filter as needed.

Calcium too high

Use Protect Plus regularly. Replace some of the spa water.

Add Protect Plus (1 fl. oz. per 250 gallons) weekly to inactivate dissolved minerals in the water.

Excessive organic contaminants or lack of sanitizer

Treat with Activate to destroy contaminants. Use Natural Clear® enzyme clarifier (1 fl. oz. per 500 gallons)  to break down oily water.

Add a dosage of Activate (2 oz. per 250 gallons) to shock oxidize and/or regenerate the bromine sanitizer. Add Natural Clear® enzyme clarifier (1 fl. oz. per 500 gallons) weekly to prevent oily buildup.

Buildup of unfilterable material

Use Spa Clarifier to help the filter remove small particles.

Once a week or whenever the spa water appears cloudy, add Spa Clarifier (1 fl. oz. per 250 gallons).