Are bromine tablets good for hot tub?

Are bromine tablets good for hot tub?

Spa Selections Bromine Tablets not only disinfect and sanitize hot tub and spa water, but they also create a soft water feel for maximum relaxation. Unlike chlorine, bromine is effective over a wider pH range, has less odor, and it won’t bleach bathing suits.

How many bromine tablets should I use hot tub?

How many bromine tablets should you put in your spa? Some bromine dispensers can hold up to 6 tablets, but in most cases you should start with just 1-2 to avoid your bromine levels climbing too high.

How long do bromine tablets last in a hot tub?

You should ensure that your hot tub bromine level is always between 3-5ppm (parts per million. The addition of bromine will depend upon usage and bathing habits. It could be daily or every 2-3 days (for 3ppm add 12g per 1500 litres).

Where do you put bromine tablets in a hot tub?

The tablets are placed in a floating dispenser such as this, or in the skimmer basket, or if the hot tub does have a tablet feeder, they can go in there. It’s important to note that you do not want to mix chlorine and bromine tablets in the same feeder, basket, or dispenser.

How many bromine tablets do you put in a floater?

Add 3-4 Bromine Tablets to Float (brominator) and adjust release opening, more or less, as experience dictates over time. Submerge float in spa to release air bubbles then let it float to the surface. Maintain bromine at 3 – 5 ppm. Add tablets as depleted.

How do you use bromine tablets in a hot tub?


  1. Add sodium bromide to your spa, following the label instructions, each time you drain and refill.
  2. Use spa shock after building your bromide bank, and weekly thereafter, to activate bromine.
  3. Use bromine tablets in a small floater, to help maintain bromide and bromine levels.

How long does it take for bromine tablets to work?

It can take several weeks for enough bromine tablets to dissolve, to build an effective level of bromides in the spa – so that bromine can be created. Each time you drain the spa, the bromide level drops to zero. The best way to build a bromine bank is to add Sodium Bromide to your spa, each time you drain and refill.

What size are bromine tablets?

Product Description. Our premium quality Bromine Tablets (approx. 1-1/4″ diameter) provide excellent sanitizing for spas and hot tubs, without nearly the odor of chlorine.