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Spas Treated with Soft Soak«, Baqua Spa« or other biguanide products ...
How to Maintain a Soft Soak«, Baqua Spa« or biguanide Spa...SpaGuard Soft Soak non chlorine spa chemicals, Soft Soak Sanitizer, Soft Soak Shock, Soft Soak Stain & Scale, Soft Soak Spa Conditioner, Soft Soak Filter Cleaner

 Regular Care & Maintenance





  1. Test spa water using Soft Soak« Spa Water Test Strips for pH, Total Alkalinity, Calcium Hardness and Sanitizer levels.  Write down the results.

  2. Add the following amounts of Soft Soak« products per 150 gallons of spa water:
    Add 0.75 oz. Soft Soak
    « Waterline Control (if using Soft Soak« Spa Conditioner, do not add until the water is completely drained & spa is refilled)
    Add 0.25 oz. Soft Soak
    « Stain & Scale Control
    Add 1.0 to 3.0 oz. Soft Soak
    « Shock, according to spa usage.  Use the higher amount if the spa is used 3 or more times per week.

  3. The Soft Soak« Sanitizer level should be maintained between 30 and 50 ppm.  If the Sanitizer level is 11 to 30 ppm, add 0.5 oz. Soft Soak« Sanitizer per 150 gallons of spa water.  If the Sanitizer level is 0 to 10 ppm, add 1.0 oz. Soft Soak« Sanitizer per 150 gallons of spa water.

  4. If pH is NOT between 7.2 and 7.6, adjust as needed with SpaGuard« pH Increaser or Decreaser.


  • If possible, have your water professionally tested by Par Pool & Spa

  • Chemically clean your filter with Soft Soak« Filter Cleaner.

Every 3 to 4 Months:

** Special Note:
« Spa Sentry in Soft Soak«, Baqua Spa« or other biguanide treated spas.  Use .  Use Soft Soak«, Baqua Spa« or other biguanide products in NON-wood spas ONLY.  DO NOT USE IN WOODEN HOT TUBS.

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