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    Dichlor Brand?

    Which brand Dichlor do you like and where do you get it?
    Bestway AG Vinyl Oval
    18' x 9' x 48" ~ 3,548 Gallons
    Sand Filter & Solar Heater
    Elite Spa 86" x 87" ~ 350 Gallons
    TF-100 Test Kit

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    Re: Dichlor Brand?

    Jake,

    You do realize what you are asking is a little like going into your local Fire Department and asking for the name of the best arsonist..

    Most people on this site use Liquid Chlorine, plain bleach, or Saltwater chlorine generators...

    Let's see if we can get someone with a more positive response to chime in..


    Sorry... I had assumed this was for your pool.. I am Spa illiterate.

    Thanks,

    Jim R.
    Finished in 2015 - 17K Gal, IG, 20' x 25' Almost Rectangular Pool, Pebble finish, three rockport water falls. Pentair Equipment: EasyTouch 4, IC40 SWG, 3 HP VS Pump, CCP520 Cartridge Filter.
    TF100 with SpeedStir and SampleSizer, ColorQ Pro 7, Dolphin Premier Robot Cleaner, added Screen Logic 2, added small 3 person Caldera Spa.

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    Re: Dichlor Brand?

    If you need to use dichlor in your spa (... because you would NEVER use dichlor in your pool, right??? ) then the brand is really irrelevant. You simply want to make sure that you are getting pure dichlor without any additives in it. Some of the combo products (like the Clorox line of pool and spa chemicals) have dichlor in them but it's usually only about 50% or so. The rest is made up of baking soda and borates to help counteract the acidity and, heaven forbid!, copper sulfate to act as an algaecide.

    Stick with whatever is the cheapest and purest stuff you can find.
    Matt
    16k IG PebbleTec pool, 650gal spa, spillway and waterfall, 3HP IntelliFlo VS / 1.5HP WhisperFlo, Pentair QuadDE-100 filter, IC40 SWCG, MasterTemp 400k BTU/hr NG heater, KreepyKrauly suction-side cleaner Dolphin S300i robot, EasyTouch controls, city water, K-1001, K-2006 and K-1766 test kits, Mannitol test for borates

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