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    Going out of town for a few days

    I'm going to the beach next week and was wondering about my hot tub. I currently use the BBB method on it and wondered if I brought it up to shock level (10ppm) before we left on Tuesday evening would it be ok until we returned on Saturday. It's a 415 Gallon and it will have the cover on it.
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    Re: Going out of town for a few days

    We will see if someone with spa experience says different but my thinking is if you turn the heat off and assuming the cover is reasonably light tight I don't see any reason the chlorine would not hold at or above suggested levels for a week. The only other factor I can think of is what is the resting temp of the spa without the heat on?
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    Re: Going out of town for a few days

    I don't think I can turn the heat off without turning off the breaker that supplies power to the spa. It's only 4 days that we will be gone.
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    Re: Going out of town for a few days

    Turning down the heat to 90 or 95 will help quite a bit. Yes, raise to shock level and it should be fine. You can float trichlor puck in there too. Especially if your cya is below 30 or 40.
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    Re: Going out of town for a few days

    CYA is at 30 as recommended. I'll see about lowering the temp.
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