Is the water in a salt water pool harder on surrounding plants than traditional chlorine pools?

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Saline systems being sold today operate on a pool water salinity of only 3000ppm or so. Older systems used higher salinities - 4000-6000ppm. Considering ones tears are only approx 9000ppm, you can see that the pool water salinity is very mild. In 30+ years dealing with salt systems for pools, I have not come across any plants, or grass types, which were adversely effected by the salt water from the pool. No doubt there are some very delicate plants which might suffer from the salt, but these are not the normal plants you'd find around a pool. Answer I have a large salt water pool all my landscaping was put in a year ago and has grown faster then I want it too. It is all lush and green.Also my two dogs drink it all day every day with no problems.
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