Anyone tried peristaltic pump stenner in a spa

edwin2014

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Jul 18, 2014
105
Europe / The Netherlands
#1
To add chlorine for daily use (not the soaking part) I'm wondering if it is possible to add a peristaltic stenner pump somewhere so I'm able to go away for 14 days without having someone to take care of spa and stil have a fc >2
 

pooladdict

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May 14, 2007
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New Brunswick Canada
#2
I think its an ok idea, but I don't think I would do it.

If I was going away for two weeks and no one was going to use the Spa, I would simply drain it. The odds of the water staying clear with whatever system you used for two weeks have to be very low.
 

tim5055

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May 11, 2014
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Franklin, NC
#4
I think you would have difficulty getting a Stenner with a low enough volume for a 400 gal spa. Were I you I would stick with tabs in a floater. The water in the spa should be changed several,time a year anyway, so CYA rise should not be a problem.
 

edwin2014

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Jul 18, 2014
105
Europe / The Netherlands
#5
Perhaps, but so far tab's only was not good enough to maintain proper fc level. Perhaps now it will. I've cleaned the spa with ahh-some a few times. Also not complete satisfied with aqua finesse. Beside no proper fc level i also had some scaling spot's. That's why i decided to take care of my own and just use stuff that's recognizably so i'm able to correct without guessing.