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Sanitation

Sanitizers kill bacteria and other organic waste by breaking them down to non-harmful levels and are filtered out. Before you fill your spa, you need to decide which chemical sanitizer you wish to use. Consult your Cal Spas dealer for the right decision with regards to your lifestyle and spa usage. We recommend either bromine or chlorine as your sanitizer. Both work well when maintained regularly.

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DO NOT use trichlor. Trichlor is very acidic and the hot temperature of the spa causes it to dissolve too quickly. It will cause damage to your spa and will void your warranty.

Whichever plan you decide on, follow it completely and don’t take shortcuts. It will provide you with clean, safe, clear spa water with a minimum of effort. Spa owners with an ozonator still need to use a chemical sanitizer.

Using Chlorine as a Sanitizer

If you choose to use chlorine as a sanitizer, only use granulated chlorine, not liquid chlorine.

Once a week, check the chlorine level using either a test strip or a reagent kit. See the table on the following page for the ideal range.

Add one or two tablespoons granulated chlorine to the spa water weekly. Note that chlorine dissipation rate will be faster at higher water temperatures and slower at lower temperatures.

When you add chlorine, open all of the jets and run the spa at high speed with the cover open for at least 30 minutes.

Follow the maintenance schedule.

Using Bromine as a Sanitizer

Bromine is a very effective sanitizer that produces low chemical odors. Unlike chlorine, it can break down bacteria and other impurities to a safe level with a low burn-out rate.

Bromine is available in granulated form. Use granulated sodium bromide to establish your bromine base.

When you begin with fresh water, add 2 ounces of granulated bromide. Open all of the jets and run the spa at high speed with the cover open for at least 30 minutes. This is your base bromine level.

Follow the maintenance schedule.

Shocking the Water

In addition to using a chemical sanitizer, you will periodically need to shock the water. Shocking the water helps remove burned-out chemicals, bacteria, and other organic material from your spa’s water and improves your sanitizer’s effectiveness.

Do not use chlorinating shock, which will damage your spa’s jets and pump seals. Only use an oxidizer shock. It can be used with either chlorine or bromine sanitizers.

Add two ounces of oxidizer shock per 500 gallons once a week, after heavy bather loads, or if water has a strong odor.

Spa must be running with all of the jets on high for 30 minutes with the cover open. If necessary, repeat oxidizer shock in 30 minute intervals.

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A Full Spectrum of Water Clarity for Your Cal Spas Hot Tub

Cal Spas is advanced when it comes to industry-leading water filtration and cleaning systems keep your tub immaculate across years of use. Bringing you everything you need, with the preference you want, to keep your spa water crystal clear. Here is a full spectrum of everything you need to know when it comes to deciding which methods to use when it comes to spa maintenance.

Bio-Clean™ Antimicrobial Filter with TeleWeir Gate: A special antibacterial agent within the fabric of each Cal Spas filter helps towards off growth of microbes and bacteria. A TeleWeir Gate prevents debris from re-entering the spa’s water system.

Synergy or Hybrid Clear Water System Pure Clean™: Cal Spas utilize a combination of both Ozone and UV water treatment technologies in order to keep the soothing waters of your tub properly cleansed at all times. Each Cal Spas treatment system combines water filtration with powerful purification technologies to make every soak immaculate.

Effective Water Management System: Filters are designed to be both easily accessible and to allow for balanced filtration. When you choose a Cal Spas tub, the days of fumbling for awkwardly placed filters and navigating complex chemical balances are over. In fact, managing the waters of your tub is almost as stress-free as easing into it.

Cal Pure™ Salt System: Cal Spa’s Cal Pure™ II Salt System is an environmentally friendly sanitation mechanism that instantly transforms salt into bromine, keeping the warm, bubbling waters of your spa clean and pristine around the clock. This perpetual sanitation cycle not only kills bacteria but also algae and other pathogenic organisms that can harm humans. A dedicated digital topside display monitors spa salt levels for proper water salinity.

• Reduced use of costly chemicals
• Automatic bromine generator
• No floaters or feeders
• Odorless, silky water
• No quarterly draining
• No scum lines
• ETL listed

PureSilk™ Ozonator: The Eco-friendly PureSilk Ozonator by Cal Spas features exclusive moisture-sensing technology that instantly eliminates bacteria through exposure to the Ozone while minimizing the use of costly chemicals required by other tub brands.

Tru Blue™ Vacuum Safety Break: Cal Spas engineers place the safety of bathers at the highest priority. Our lifesaving Tru Blue™ Vacuum Safety Break feature prevents entrapment by automatically reducing water flow in the event of an obstruction. It’s a unique safety feature that Cal Spas is proud to standard across our entire spa and tub product line.

Aquatic Power and Strength You Can Rely Upon: While some tubs come only with an on/off switch, Cal Spas offers a dynamic hydrotherapeutic experience in each design. Our tubs’ low-speed settings are ideal for filtration and long, relaxing soaks while our high-speed settings offer comforting, pressurized massage to overworked muscles and joints. Cal Spas hot tubs efficiently increase their luxurious temperatures with state-of-the-art 5.5 kW Titanium heaters that provide years of reliable heating performance.

Eliminator™ Power Frame Pump: This high-performance pump efficiently circulates and filters your spa’s relaxing waters on low speed while delivering unmatched performance and durability on high speed. It’s just one of the ways Cal Spas delivers both relaxing comfort and tough love to whatever ails you.

Quiet Clean™ 100% Filtration System: Available as an optional feature across our entire line of tubs, Quiet Clean™ 100% Filtration System is comprised of a 24-hour circulating pump that constantly and quietly heats the water, so your luxurious home spa is ready to comfort you whenever you need it. The Quiet Clean™ system can help reduce energy costs by minimizing pump operation when your tub isn’t being used.