Caring For Your Hot Tub With Reserve

Upon fill up:

  1. Add 4oz of Reserve (per 250 gallons) directly to water
  2. Insert Spa Frog Mineral Cartridge into filter or onto filter basket
  3. Pour one half (250 gallon spas or less) or one full bottle (250+ gallon spas) of Metal Gon directly into water
  4. Add 2 oz. of Renew directly into water
  5. Add 2 oz. of Defender directly into water
  6. Wait at least 12 hours and check Ph with Test Strip
  7. Adjust Ph as necessary with Spa Up or Spa Down

After each use:

  1. Add 2 oz. of Renew directly to water

Weekly Maintenance:

  1. Check Ph with Test Strip and adjust as necessary
  2. Add 2 oz. of Defender directly to water

Thursday’s and Sunday’s:

  1. Add 2oz. (per 250 gallons) of Reserve directly to water

Weekly or as needed:

  1. Add 2 oz. of Bright & Clear if water is cloudy
  2. Add 2 oz. of Enzyme if spa develops a scum line around water
  3. Add 2 oz. of Foam Down if water is excessively foamy


  1. Apply Cover Care & Conditioner to cover to protect from UV rays
  2. Remove filters from the spa.  Dilute one bottle of Filter Clean in four gallons of water and allow filters to soak for at least three hours.  Rinse filters thoroughly and reinstall into spa.

Every 3-4 months:

  1. Drain spa and wipe down shell with a cotton towel.  Once dry, apply a thin layer of Fast Gloss to the shell, allow 15 minutes to dry, and wipe off with a clean cotton towel.
  2. Refill spa and refer to the Upon fill up portion above

Please note: If your hot tub does not receive regular use of at least every three days, please be sure to add MPS, Spa Shock, or Renew to the water of 2 oz. per 250 gallons. For spas 250 gallons or less, adjust all 2 oz. measurements to 1 oz.

Leisure Time Reserve

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