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Can a salt water unit rated up to 40K work on a 43K gallon pool?

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2015-07-15 18:33:44
2015-07-15 18:33:44

I assume you mean the salt water unit is rated up to 40,000 gallons.

The salt water unit rating is based on some assumption of the number of hours the unit (and pool pump) is turned on. You might need to run your pool pump for a longer period of time than the rating to get the proper amount of chlorine. This will cost you more in electricity, however. Check the assumption for pump hours for the 40,000 gallon number.

You probably won't be able to use the inline chlorine generator for shocking the pool (some generators have a built-in shock function) since it may not build up chlorine fast enough for that purpose.

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