Become a TFP Supporter Pool Math Forum Rules Pool School
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Using the BBB Method

  1. Back To Top    #1
    Beanie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    North Carolina

    Using the BBB Method

    How long do you have to wait to go swimming after adding bleach/baking soda or Borax to your pool?
    ~Red Sox Fan 4 Life~ *Go Jacoby*
    My Pool
    24' Round AG Pool...52" high...13,500 gallons
    Hayward 1.5 HP Power Flo Matrix Pump and Sand Filter...BBB Method

  2. Back To Top    #2
    JasonLion's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Using the BBB Method

    I wait half an hour for muriatic acid/bleach and an hour for borax/soda ash/dry acid before swimming. You can probably get away with less than that, I like to be conservative. Baking soda and CYA are safe, no need to wait at all.
    19K gal, vinyl, 1/2 HP WhisperFlo pump, 200 sqft cartridge filter, AutoPilot Digital SWG, Dolphin Dynamic cleaning robot
    Creator of PoolMath and Pool Calculator. Other handy links: Support this site, TF Test Kits, Pool School

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts