How Much Bleach to Shock Pool?


To 'shock' a pool use a gallon of PLAIN 6% household bleach (watch out for the 3% bleach sold by Dollar General and others) will add about 6 ppm of chlorine to a 12,500 gallon pool and about 5 to a 13,500 gallon pool. If your pool has algae, a reasonable dose would be 2 gallons of 6% each EVENING, till no algae is left.
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