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asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th January, 2020

How much bleach do I put in my above ground pool?

To raise the free chlorine by 1 ppm, I add about 40 ounces of an 8.3 percent bleach solution, which is about a third of a jug of bleach . You can scale up and down accordingly; if you need to raise the free chlorine by 2 ppm you would add about 80 ounces.

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Correspondingly, how much bleach should I put in my pool?

If you are shocking the pool , you will have to use ½ gallon of bleach per 10,000 gallons of water to raise the chlorine levels to 5 ppm. If you are just trying to raise the chlorine level by 2.5 ppm, then you will have to use as much as ¼ gallon of bleach per 10,000 gallons of water.

Also Know, how long after putting bleach in Pool Can you swim? It is recommended to wait at least 20 minutes to an hour after adding water balancing chemicals. You should wait 2-4 hours (or one full cycle through the filter) to swim from the moment you use calcium chloride in your pool . It is safe to swim once your chlorine levels are around 5 ppm or after 24 hours.

Similarly, it is asked, how much bleach do I put in a 5000 gallon pool?

Clorox is considered to be the most common bleach product that is used for pools. It has a 5.7% concentration, so if you have a 5,000- gallon pool , you will be using 3 cups or 24 oz to raise the chlorine levels.

Can you pour bleach in pool?

Mix required amount of Clorox ® Regular Bleach 2 with 2 gallons of water and scatter over surface of pool . Mix uniformly with pool water. (Clorox ® Regular Bleach 2 will not harm plastic pools .) Do not reenter pool until the chlorine residual is between 1 to 3 ppm.

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