Strong chlorine/bromine odor

Contrary to popular belief, a strong chlorine or bromine odor does not mean a clean, healthy spa. In fact, it means there's a problem that needs to be fixed. We'll show you how!


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The problem

A strong chlorine or bromine odor actually means that there is not enough free available chlorine or bromine in the spa.

Recommended solutions

- Adjust pH levels in the range of 7.2 - 7.6.
- Oxidize with HTH spa™ Non-Chlorine Oxidizer.
- Check sanitizer level and adjust as needed to a range of 3-5 ppm for chlorine and 2-4 ppm for bromine.

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