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    Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    Hi TFPers,
    Going to soon do a drain/refill. I can't remember what I originally did and didn't find it in doing some simple searches. Do I need to wait for my spa water to reach set temperature prior to balancing and then adding my sodium bromide?
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    I don't know much about bromine, but this should help, How do I use Bromine in my spa (or pool)?
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    Tx but I had already referred to that page prior to posting, but hadn't found the answer.
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    hey there, you do not have to wait for it to warm up, it will work just fine while heating up
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    Rt on. Tx cowboycasey.

    To digress, I was wondering how u got the TFP gold plaque, so I checked the link in ur signature. Found it. But how did u get the TFP Lifetime plaque?
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    Lifetime and platinum were from a previous supporter program that is no longer in existence.
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    Re: Wait for water to hit set temp before balancing?

    Tx Jason. Good to hear from you.
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