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    Can't find REGULAR 6% bleach

    Help! Have used Regular bleach for 5 years for our pool. Now I can only find Concentrate or the 2.75% bleaches. What to do now?
    Thanx for any help. Lee

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    Apr 2007
    Sebring, Florida

    Re: Can't find REGULAR 6% bleach

    Welcome to the forum.

    Buy any bleach you like as long as it has no additives. plug the percentage into the pool calculator and you are good to go
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Can't find REGULAR 6% bleach

    Welcome to TFP!

    The 8.25% concentrated bleach is fine to use. You just need to take the new concentration into account when calculating how much to use.
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    Antelope, CA

    Re: Can't find REGULAR 6% bleach

    They seem to have stopped selling 6%. You either buy regular at 8.25 or cheap with 2-3%. In the garden section, they may have 10% and the pool store may sell 12%. The main difference between any of these is much much water you are buying with your CL,
    -- Guy --
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    Re: Can't find REGULAR 6% bleach

    Thanx so much!!! Appreciate the advice!!

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