New to the forum here, have recently purchased a second-hand 7x7' coast spas hot tub and hoped to pick some brains
As the title says... It is installed at the cottage which has the lake as its only water source. After filling, it is a very light shade of green and slightly cloudy. I wondered what the initial steps are to get it back to clear (or whether it's even possible?) and if maintaining the water after that should be any different. I'd planned on using bromine to sanitize (after reading about the 3-step method here) so will pick up the necessary chemicals for that tomorrow. But what would you do differently, for initially treating lake water?
Also... After initially filling and running the jets blew out a bunch of white flecks, almost resembling fish scales but soft (not really slimy). I emptied and refilled but there is still a little in there. Anybody have any idea what this stuff is and how to be rid of it properly?
Many thanks in advance!
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