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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    Do I really need to be that gung-ho for my little 210-gal spa?
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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    Yep, I’m gonna start dipping the strips daily, in addition to taking a water sample in for broader testing weekly. For the record, mine is the only hiney ever in the spa (I’m an RN and... I. See. Things.), I shower with soap immediately before each use, and as I live in a nudist community, I...
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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    Okay, I went to my local "pool/spa professional" that I go to in a Pinch ;) and told them what was going on. They said, no, bromine was fine. Not that I expected them to say otherwise, but I had to go ask. I mean, that's what Intex says to do in my owner's manual, right? Next I've got to stop by...
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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    Thanks to everyone for your replies :) So, I read through the entire owner's manual, all the way back through the Warranty. On the Maintenance and Chemicals page under the heading of Water Sanitation, the second sentence (the first one simply saying to keep the water sanitized with regular...
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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    Chris, Thanks so much! I've been so good about taking care of the tub. There's a pool supply company just down the street from my house (I don't know if I can mention company names in this forum, but let's just say they're there in a Pinch :) and they've been great. I take them a water sample...
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    Is bromine bad for inflatable hot tubs?

    I just got an Intex inflatable hot tub and set it up about three weeks ago. I have been using bromine and I happened to call Intex today for another issue and I asked if they recommended bromine or chlorine. The gal I spoke with said, "Oh, no, don't use bromine! The bottom of the hot tub is...