Is there a difference in Pool Shock?
Also question is, what can I use instead of pool shock?
Bleach. Also known as sodium hypochlorite, simple household bleach. (which contains 5.25 percent of sodium hypochlorite, the active ingredient in bleach) can get stains out of grout that the baking soda couldn't. Bonus Tip: Bleach can also be used to shock a pool.
One may also ask, what is the difference between shock and super shock? In The Swim Pool Shock is made up of 68% calcium hypochlorite, also called Cal-Hypo, and is a non-stabilized pool shock. In The Swim Super Pool Shock is a more concentrated version of our Cal-Hypo pool shock. The dosage of Super Pool Shock is 1lb per 10,000 gallons.
Also to know is, is chlorine the same as shock?
Shock is chlorine, in a high dose, meant to shock your pool and raise the chlorine level quickly. Chlorine tabs (placed in a chlorinator, floater, or skimmer basket) maintain a chlorine residual in the water. You do need to use both tabs and shock.
What does Shocking a pool mean?
Pool Shocking 101. The term, "Shocking” refers to the process of adding chlorine or non-chlorine chemicals to your pool in order to raise the "free chlorine” level to a point where contaminates such as algae, combined chlorine (also known as chloramines) and bacteria are destroyed.