Haven't dropped by in awhile but I did run into something weird this weekend. It's been cold here, and I admittedly have not kept up with my chemistry in my spa for several (maybe 3?) weeks now, but the water is very clear. I topped it off last Saturday and added less than 1 tsp chlorine, then we got in it Sunday for maybe an hour.
My wife broke out pretty badly around her neck/chest by the next morning. I did not, but she is generally more allergic to soaps, etc. than I am. Benadryl helped it out but it did come back somewhat over the course of a couple of days, it seems to be gone now.
Any ideas what that could be? She says she noticed some 'gold flakes' on her suit after she got out of the spa Sunday. I use chlorine in the spa and ozone/ion and as I said, the water was very clear and appeared very clean. I'm usually pretty faithful with my water testing but of course when I got lazy this happened.
I'm probably going to just refill it this weekend but was curious what could have caused the skin breakout.