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How to Raise the Bromine in Your Hot Tub
How to Raise the Bromine in Your Hot Tub
Written by Kimberly Giraldo
Updated over a week ago

Green Water

If the dreaded green water has invaded your spa, don’t fret. Algae thrives in water that has a high pH or a low level of sanitizer. Adjust the pH levels in your hot tub by using Jacuzzi® pH Up or Jacuzzi® PH/Alkalinity down. Then add Jacuzzi® Spa Chlorinating Granules or Jacuzzi® Brominating Tablets as necessary. Your water will be crystal clear and ready to use in no time.

*pH Levels should be in desired range before you raise your bromine

What you’ll need

  • Test Strips

  • Jacuzzi® brominating tablets

  • Floating dispenser


  • Turn on pump

  • Submerge the test strip six inches below the water line

  • Check your bromine water results

  • The bromine desired range is between 2 and 6 ppm

  • To raise your bromine, utilize Jacuzzi brominating tablets 3 tablets per 300 gallons

  • Allow the water to circulate for 20 minutes

  • Retest and repeat the previous steps if needed

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