Can you make your own saltwater by just adding salt into your pool and if so how much salt and what type of salt should you use?
No you will not have a salt water pool. yes you will have salt water but the actual electronic plates found in a genrator converts the salt in the water to chlorine to sanitize the pool water. A: You have to have the mechanical device to produce the chlorine in a salt pool. THE SALT A MEANS TO PRODUCE CHLORINE FOR YOUR POOL!
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Can you fill and top up a swimming pool that uses a saltwater conversion system with sea water rather than fresh water with salt added?
I would not recommend using sea water in a fresh water pool even if it uses a salt water sanitation system. First, the amount of salt in a saltwater treated pool is very low (around 0.5%, which is one-half of one-percent). This concentration of salt is about half as much as a teardrop (1%) and nea…rly eight times less than sea water (3.75%). Thus, you would more than likely not be able to get the salt level correct due the to differences in salt concentration (between sea water and a salt-treated fresh water pool). ... Most of the salt/chlorine generators on the market for residential pools have a set range of salt concentration, temperature and flows that have to be satisfied for these units to even start do generate chlorine. To little salt or to much, the unit will not produce. The range of salt concentration is roughly 2400 ppm -- 3700 ppm, temp is 55 degrees on bottom and 98 degrees on top. The main concerns with the chlorine generator community is that you still need to balance the pool water anyway. PH,ALK,HARD,ACIDIC all of these have perimeters that should stay in a certain range. Maintaining water balance is key for optimal life of the equipment and pool shell surfaces. (MORE)
If you mean whether there is any benefit to adding salt without adding a chlorine generator (if that's what you meant by conversion equipment), then the answer is not really. There may be a slight benefit in the feel of the water from the added salt as some people who have salt pools say that it f…eels better on their skin, but without a chlorine generator, you will still need to manually add chlorine to your pool even though it has salt in it. Because chlorine in the pool can be reduced by leaving as gas (from the formula HOCl + Cl- --> Cl2(g) + OH-), having more chloride ions from the salt may increase this ongoing reduction of chlorine (though probably not by much). Higher temperatures also increase this rate of loss with a 10 degree increase roughly doubling the rate of loss. Also note that the increase in Total Dissolved Solids for your added salt (probably around 3500 ppm added) slightly changes the water balance so you'll have to run with a slightly higher (0.1) pH or 22 ppm more Total Alkalinity or 80 ppm more Calcium Hardness. So, bottom line, if you really like the "feel" of a salt pool, you can add salt to your pool for the same effect. Yes you can!!! Really!!! See discussion link or discussion page link just below for another opinion. (MORE)
Answer . If you have purchased Saline System equipment, you add regular 'salt' to the pool water. The salt (sodium chloride) is pure evaporated ocean salt - the same as you would use at the dinner table. Use 'rock' salt, but make sure it is sodium chloride and not potassium chloride (which is so…ld for some types of water softeners).\nMinimum salinty varies with the brand of saline system equipment, but is usually in the 3000-4000ppm range. 3000ppm is the same as 0.3%, by weight. Multply gallons x 8.33 to get weight of water in pounds, then x 0.003 to get pounds of salt.. (MORE)
If you want a saltwater pool can you just put salt in and let the pool pump do the rest or do you need to have a saltwater system?
Answer . \nYou need a saltwater system. The unit converts the salt (NaCl) to chlorine gas (Cl) within a chamber using electricity then (almost) immediately converts it back again to salt. The cycle is continuous, therefore your pool water is 'sanatized' with chlorine whenever the pool pump is run…ning - just a little bit at a time.\n. \nApparently the technology was first adopted in Australia 30+ years ago. I just purchased a unit in Canada for CDN$1750 installed for a 18x36 inground pool. (MORE)
Answer . The standard water softener salt can be used. Here's how Intex explained:. (Link: http://faq.intexstore.com/faqsup/pub/FaqSupportServlet?action=openFaq&qid=224). Use only sodium chloride (NaCl) salt that is at least 99.8% pure. In models 8110,8111,(NOT IN MODELS 6110) It is also accept…able to use water conditioning salt pellets (the compressed forms of evaporated salt), but it will take longer for these to dissolve. Do not use iodized or yellow (yellow prussiate of soda) colored salt. The purer the salt, the better is the performance of the electrolytic cell. (MORE)
Salt Harming Equipment A salt system can harm the equipment in a "runaway chlorine" environment which can be common if the unit isn't operated properly or if water isn't tested and balanced regularly. In a runaway chlorine environment, the chlorine created by the salt system could potential dissolv…e the heat exchanger in a heater in a couple of days. The salt can also be harder on the pump seals and the salt corrodes motors and equipment in the case of leaks. (MORE)
1450 mg. And if you have a small pool, you may need to add a smaller amount. Glad I can help!
Up until recently The salt used in sat water pools was Sodium chloride However there is now also a system available that used Magnesium and Potassium chloride which is better for you and the environment you can water the yard with the backwash without killing the garden
You can get a device to measure this at your pool shop at very little cost
Salt water will cause damage to some stones including travertine, limestone and some marbles. Large filed stones used in waterfalls usually hold up okay, however they do need to be sealed periodicaly. As far as using Travertine or Limestone as your pool coping you should be okay because that materia…l will not be in constant contact with the salt. I recommend using a solvent based sealer on the Travertine or Limestone coping and deck materials (MORE)
On a monthly basis how much top-up salt should be added to a saline system swimming pool of approximately 75000 liters?
This would vary on conditions for e.g if the pool overflows because of rain more salt needs to be added the amount of water lost through backwashing is another reason. Evaporation is not a problem as this leaves the salt behind in the pool. a salt tester for the water is required to work out the amo…unt of salt needed. these are available from pool shops.. B T W you should not have to add salt to the pool on a monthly basis if you have done the job correctly to begin with. (MORE)
The salt generally used for pools is common salt or sodium chloride. there is a new system coming onto the market that uses magnesium and potassium chloride however I would not suggest using these in conjunction with a sodium chloride system as I don't know what will happen if you do.
It depends on how much pasta you are cooking. For a pound, you should use a couple big pinches. As a rule of thumb, it should be like sea water.
Up to now the salt used in pools was sodium chloride. However there is a new system just on the market that uses Magnesium and Potassium chloride this stuff is good for your health and the back wash is actually good for the garden.
There are two types of salt based pool chlorinators. More expensive and less common are those with a separate salt tank and these will normally use tablet salt for water softeners. The more common type is where salt is added to the swimming pool itself. In the UK we most commonly use PDV salt - that… is Pure Dried Vacuum Salt or table salt. Granular salt for water softeners can be used. Tablet salt for water softeners should be avoided unless you have a white liner, because the tablets may bleach spots on the pool liner before dissolving. Julian Hobday of KindWater. (MORE)
I have never heard of using an anti caking agent with salt. Are you using the right type of salt - - swimming pool salt is the only salt to be used in a swimming pool - NO OTHER. The proper salt to be used will readily dissolve as it is poured into the pool. The salt does need to be brushed as it se…ttles to the bottom of the pool. Have you done that? Did you read the instructions on the proper start-up procedures? k (MORE)
You do not need " a saltwater pump" . Most pumps on the market will do to pump the amount of water you need to be pumped. You have to hydraulically match the pump the the amount of water you have and the type and capacity of each piece of equipment you have. The filter, the heater, the pump all ha…ve manufacturer's specs as to what work they can handle. I prefer a certain brand of a piece of equipment - this type of pump, that type or brand of filter or heater etc. k (MORE)
\nIf it is "salt" it would dissolve with water. More often it is alkali or calcium that has deposited at the water line. If you catch it when it is just a "film" it will usually come off with an acid product. I prefer to use Bio Dex 300 but there are others on the market. Be extremely careful when… working with acid as you could get hurt. If the buildup has worsened you may want to use a pumice block to remove the hard crusty parts. Once it has built up beyond that it is almost impossible to remove. Consult a professional as some older methods may damage the tile. (MORE)
If you throw salt on road ice, it tends to melt the ice. This is because salt water has a lower freezing temperature.
The density of salt is higher than the density of water. (density is kg/m 3 ) So when you mix salt and water, and the salt dissolves in the water then the density of the water is higher than it use to be. (When you mix salt in water the volume of the water actually goes down! This is due to ion-cont…raction. So the density of the water doesn't just increase, it really increases.). The ability of things to float is a matter of how much water you displace, a matter of volume. The greater the volume of water you displace the greater will be the boyant force. It is also a matter of the density of the water you are displacing. As salt water is more dense than fresh water it is more boyant.. As the water in the Dead Sea is very salty it is very boyant. (MORE)
It depends on the size of the pool. Most chlorine generators work in the 2700-3200ppm range.
Adding enough salt to water, even at room temperature or lower willresult in sufficient salt being dissolved in the water to make ithave a salty taste, making it salt water. technically you need theapplication of heat and or pressure otherwise you just have somesalt sitting in some water
It depends on how big the tank is. The measurment on a gravity meter needs to be about 22-23, and the PH needs to be about 8.
You can as it is the same thing The only drawback may be in the Case of iodized salt and what ever they put in table salt to make it flow easily. I believe its the anti-caking agent that's added to table salt, also I think buying the pool salt would be more cost effective than a large bag of table… salt (do they sell large bags? maybe at sams club or Costco) The anti-caking agent may be magnesium carbonate - main constituent of the rock mineral dolomite & chemically similar to the calcium carbonate that is the primary constituent of chalk and limestone. So although it's much slower to dissolve in water, it would eventually increase the hardness. I don't know its scale-forming properties, but I think they are very low. (MORE)
Like Sea saltwater? You need to go to a pet store to get the correct salt, Table salt will not work, You also need a salinity tester. Amount is about 1 pound for 5 gal water.
You should use Sodium Chloride Salt that is greater than 99% pure. It is common food quality salt or water softener salt and usually available in 40-80lb bags. You can also use water softener pellets but we find that they take a while longer to dissolve. Most important Do Not use rock salt, salt wit…h yellow prussiat of soda or with caking additives or iodized salt. Also be careful when adding salt to the pool as you don't want to over do it as you will have to dilute or add water to the pool bring the chlorine levels down which can be a hassle if you are a well user. For more pool info visit. www.prospectpoolsllc.com/blog (MORE)
Sure, you CAN, but why would you want to? The purpose of the salt in a saltwater system equipped pool is to provide the chlorine the saltwater system generates. It would be the same as having a saltwater system pool that the saltwater system went bad and you just installed an inline chlorinator in t…he plumbing instead of replacing the saltwater chlorine generator system so you could add chlorine with the tablets. (MORE)
Salt water will need to be diluted - only adding water to the pool can reduce the PPM count. First, drain 10-20% of the pool first, then add fresh water to the pool. Re test the salt levels after the pool has circulated the fresh water through & adjust as necessary (either repeat above process to fu…rther lower slat levels ~OR~ add salt gradually to increase to the correct PPM levels.) (MORE)
If you have chlorine generator, it may stop working and the water will taste salty ( above 3500 PPM = parts per million).. Drain about 1 ft of pool water using water pump and refill with fresh water, if you do not have any pump put a garden hose into your pool ( not close to the overlow) and turn i…t on. Water running out of the pool through overflow will remove excesive salt (may take several hours).. Salt does not evaporate, there is no other way but to remove partialy water from your pool. Marie (MORE)
If a child urinates in the pool don't worry about it unless he or she has some dread disease that that chlorine cant cope with. On the other hand if there is feces in the water every one should be removed from the pool and all traces removed from the water make sure that disinfection of the water is… up to par and you should right to swim again. you don't have to go through the trauma enacted in Caddy Shack. (MORE)
I presume you have a salt water chlorinator. if you don't then you don't need it regardles off what anyone tells you. if you do have a salt water chlorinator then all you do is throw the whole bag in the pool as most salt bags will allow the salt to dissolve through the bag. and that's it nice and e…asy. (MORE)
Assuming you have a chlorine generator and actually need to add salt, the amount is determined by the manufacturer of the device you purchased. Looking in the instruction manual will tell you what the required sodium level is for your particular unit (somewhere around 3,000 ppm is typical). Then you… must test the water to see what the sodium level is currently. The difference is what needs to be made up.\n. \nIt takes roughly 25lbs of salt per 1,000 gallons of water to go from zero to 3,000 ppm. So you need about 112 lbs if your 4,500 gallon pool is at zero ppm now.\n. \nPool & Spa (MORE)
You need to know how what size your pool is. But to raise your salt level 1000 ppm, add approximately 80 lbs of salt for every 10,000 gallons of water. Adjust tequila and lime to taste.
Yes as a mater of fact that is what salt water pool normally is. With a salt water pool there is a electronic salt water chlorinator installed that uses the salt in the water to create chlorine. However if you don't have a salt water chlorinator and prefer the feeling of a salt water pool then there… is no reason not to add salt to the pool as well as keeping up the chlorine yourself. (MORE)
it depends on the brand of salt you use you need to make a batch of saltwater for yourself and find out the measurements, my brand is 2 3/4 cups salt into 5 gallons of water for a 1.024 SG.
It depends on whether you are using commercially-produced salted nuts or buying fresh nuts and salting them yourself. Commercial salted nuts - unless produced by gourmet outlets using specifically labelled salts such as pink salt, black lava salt, floral salt, and so on - would be produced using th…e cheapest salt available. There's nothing wrong in this. Manufacturers are in business for the same reason you and I work: to make money. We may be dedicated to the work we do, but we all have to live. Given that the vast majority of people can't taste one salt from another, it would be pointless to spend extra dollars on special salts to coat nuts. This would simply increase the retail price and so quite quickly put the manufacturers out of business. So if you're buying ordinary packets or tins of salted nuts, the type of salt doesn't much matter. If you are buying fresh nuts and tossing them in salt at home you will achieve a more attractive and better-quality result than if you bought the finished product. You can choose your own favourite type of salt, bearing in mind that the coarser the crystals the less well they'll stick to the nuts. To present to your guests the best of both worlds, buy three or more different kinds of unsalted nuts and serve them separately: first, toss them in fine, table-grade salt, the kind you'd put in a salt sprinkler, then put them into their individual dishes and scatter coarse salt over them. Pink salt looks good with almonds in their skins, while ordinary sea salt looks attractive with any nuts. Kosher salt, with its large crystals, is great with large whole nuts such as Brazil nuts and macadamias. Coarse salt crystals sparkle prettily in candlelight. If you have attractive salt and pepper grinders, put them on the table with the nuts. Decorate the bowls of nuts with a sprig of fresh herb or, in festive seasons, some kind of seasonal decoration. Bear in mind that whatever the hype tells you, sea salt and other salts taste pretty much the same to all except the most highly-trained connoisseur of salt. I don't know any of those and maybe you don't, either! In the real world, nobody is ever likely to comment on the quality of salt used in any dish unless you actually allow yourself to be seen tipping it out of a Cheapest Salt in Town plastic bag, so if you aren't setting a special-occasion table for a party, or just for two, and simply want a few bowls of salted nuts for guests to nibble on in dim light while they watch the football or a new movie, use the cheapest mixed-nuts-and-salt combination on the market. (MORE)
Yes, you can find instructions for DIY saltwater mixes online. It is not an easy process, nor is it easy to find the chemicals. It is economical though.
To match the average salinity of ocean water, add 35 grams of salt to 1 liter of water.
The answer is maybe nothing because the salt already in the empty space blocks the salt from joining in and the salt you added sinks to the bottom
It just stays there. some is lost to the backwash , splashing, overflow and so on but the salt that is in the water stays there.
A human has a requirement of 1500mg a day, however, most people will consume far much more than the daily requirement. If you drink more water, you may need to/ or be able to consume more sodium.
An average human body shoyuld have 250gm of salt.if the amount of salt is less it causes some deficiency disease .excess of amount of salt also leads to some problem.so we should maintain the amount of salt properly.
Yes, acid controls the pH of the pool water. The higher the pH the less effective the chlorine is and the more prone it is to scaling. The ideal pH range is 7.2-7.6.
Think of your pool as a large pot you are preparing a meal. If you taste your meal and it is to salty you add fresh water or more of other unsalted ingredients to dilute. Salt pools are a common since thing. The only answer is something or someone is diluting the salt concentration in the water. Bac…kwashing, leaks in shell needs water added back, meaning dilution. A small leak in the plumbing system the size of a pin head running an average 8-10 hrs a day can yield around a 2 to 3 water loss in that time. Water chemistry unbalanced is also a factor in salt pools. And most of all remember that these salt/chlorine generators are not of GOD. They are made by man. They could be malfunctioning and need to be re-calibrated or replaced. (MORE)
Absolutely! Morton actually sells pool salt. When it comes to using a salt generator on your pool you want to make sure you're using the cleanest salt availible, never anything to quality of rock salt. As it pertains to salt for your pool I always tell my customer, "If you wouldn't put on your food,… don't put it in your pool!" (MORE)
The answer is going to be based on th size of your pool and where you are located. Check with your building for more information.
You can but is not recommended. Rock salt takes longer to dissolve and it can stain your pool because it contains impurities.
once every month, because if you think about it youre tities will bounce off into space and kill all of us
How much salt should be added to hard water depends on what you want to accomplish by adding the salt.
In a typical saltwater swimming pool nothing living other thenmicro organisms should be able to survive. In a saltwater pool withwater, filtration and components designed for marine life, theycould.