For a sparkling blue pool that is fit to swim in, you must maintain the correct levels in your pool water.

LevelsRecommended RangeFrequencyBenefitWhich HTH products to use
pH

7.2 -7.6

Weekly

Prevents red eyes and itchy skin


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Total Alkalinity

80-120ppm

Monthly

Prevents damage to lining & fittings

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Stabiliser

<50ppm

At least once a season

Ensures that chlorine can work effectively

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Chlorine

1-3ppm

Weekly

Kills germs and algae

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Copper/Iron

0

Once per season

Prevents staining

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Tip:

  1. A sparkling blue pool requires that you maintain the levels shown in the table above and filter the pool water for the correct number of hours.
  2. Sanitisers work best when the pH of the pool water is within the recommended range of 7.2- 7.6

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