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Cleaning Filters

It is recommended that the filter cartridge(s) be cleaned every 3-6 weeks or as needed. Replace the filter cartridge(s) every 1-2 years or when necessary. To maintain warranty protection, use only genuine Bullfrog Filter Cartridge replacements. To clean your filter cartridge(s), complete the following: Step 1: Place the spa in Standby mode. Step 2: Remove […]

Spa Marvel

Love your hot tub but want an easier and more eco-friendly way to sanitize? Tropical Fiberglass Pools and Spas offer the best alternatives to the traditional chlorine or bromine for hot tubs. Spa Marvel is an environmentally-friendly, enzyme based spa water treatment product that can reduce and eliminate the need for many of the chemicals used in traditional […]

Top Ten Spring Start-Up Tips for Pool Owners

Spring is coming and it is time to start thinking about opening your pool!  Especially if the weather is going to co-operate!  Will we have nice warm swimable spring or are we going to get a chilly spring that will keep the swimmers inside until June?  It is hard to tell right now, but it […]

Test Strips

Test strips are so easy to use in your pool or spa and they come in a variety testing capabilities, so you are bound to find the right one for you. ​Some are really basic, just chlorine (bromine), pH, and alkalinity, while others test cyanuric acid, calcium hardness, free and total chlorine, copper, MPS (monopotassiumpersulfate), […]

Chlorine Shock / Acid, Basic, and Neutral

Is the shock that you are adding to your pool messing up your pH?  Yes, and no, depending on the shock that you are using.  Also, other chemicals that you are adding to the pool will make the pool more acid or basic, and it is a good idea to know what you are doing […]

Acid, Basic, and Neutral

Is the shock that you are adding to your pool messing up your pH?  Yes, and no, depending on the shock that you are using.  Also, other chemicals that you are adding to the pool will make the pool more acid or basic, and it is a good idea to know what you are doing […]