Replacing a POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir
(POOL FROG Mineral Reservoirs MUST be Replaced Every Season)
Check the top of the box and back label of product to make sure you have the correct POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir to fit your POOL FROG Cycler.
Open the box and remove the POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir.
USE ONLY the factory recommended replacement POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir, FROG BAM and POOL FROG Bac Pac. DO NOT USE any other pac or bulk chemical tablets in the POOL FROG Cycler. Use of any other product could result in damage to pool equipment or surface, unsafe pool conditions, fire or explosion. Warranty will be void if the correct POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir, FROG BAM and POOL FROG Bac Pac are not used.
Turn off pump. Turn dial to Setting 0. This reduces the flow of water into the unit when the cap is open.
Use the cap tool included with POOL FROG XL PRO to loosen cap on POOL FROG Mineral Cycler by hitting the handle with the flat of your hand counter clockwise.
Find slot on side of POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir and line up with fin inside the POOL FROG Cycler. Lower POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir into POOL FROG Cycler until secure.
Using FROG BAM for an Algae Protection Guarantee
If you are not using FROG BAM, proceed to Step 15. See FROG BAM product labeling for complete directions for use.
For a preventative dose add:
- One FROG BAM for pools up to 15,000 gallons.
- Two FROG BAM for pools between 15,000 and 30,000 gallons.
Remove cap from FROG BAM without removing seal.
Insert upside down into center of POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir pushing down firmly on key to puncture seal.
Replace cap by hand only.
DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.
Turn control dial on POOL FROG Cycler to Maximum.
Turn pump on for 90 minutes allowing FROG BAM to circulate through pool.
To remove FROG BAM turn pump off. Turn dial to Setting 0.
Remove POOL FROG Mineral Cycler cap.
Lift FROG BAM up and allow any water in the container to drain through the POOL FROG Mineral Cycler before discarding in trash.
14a. If pool size requires additional FROG BAM, repeat steps 7-14.
14b. When water is clear in POOL FROG Cycler, proceed to step 15.
Using the POOL FROG Bac Pac
POOL FROG Bac Pac recommended to assure up to 50% reduction in chlorine use*. POOL FROG Bac Pac sold separately.
*Compared to the minimum EPA recommended chlorine level of 1.0 ppm for a stabilized swimming pool.
Avoid sparks, open flame or smoking when handling the POOL FROG Pac.
Cut handle from POOL FROG Pac using 2” PVC cutting tool or a hacksaw (KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN).
Turn POOL FROG Pac over and shake slightly until chlorine tablets fall into tower areas.
Insert POOL FROG Pac into POOL FROG Chlorine Cycler, lining up the openings in the POOL FROG Pac with keys in POOL FROG Chlorine Cycler.
NOTE: Openings are a different shape than keys.
Replace cap by hand only. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN.
DO NOT USE CAP TOOL TO TIGHTEN CAP. Use for removal only.
The POOL FROG Bac Pac is made of HDPE plastic. When the POOL FROG Bac Pac is empty, triple rinse in pool water, drain, and recycle or wrap in newspaper and discard in trash.
Mark your calendar for the six month replacement of the POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir, 90-day replacement of FROG BAM and approximate replacement times for the POOL FROG Bac Pac. Once wetted, the time release mineral coating of the POOL FROG Mineral Reservoir is effective up to 6 consecutive months or one pool season, whichever is shorter. After that time, even if you hear the spend media inside, it is no longer effective and must be replaced.
The Pool Frog XL Pro, uses a Mineral Reservoir in one Cycler and a pre-filled Chlorine Pac in the other, for complete pool care with extended chlorine pac life over the regular In Ground Pool Frog. This allows you to have more fun with your pool and spend as little maintenance time as possible.