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== == Yes, Any pool can be converted to a salt water pool All that is needed to do this is the installation of chlorine generator this is put inline in an appropriate spot on the pools existing filtration system and the installation of the electronic control system. and of course the saltIt must be remembered however that a salt water pool uses the salt in the water to create its own chlorine. The salt used for this is usually sodium chloride but now a system is becoming available tat uses a far healthier and Eco friendly mix of Magnesium chloride and potassium chloride,

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Does chlorine have a taste?

Yes. A bad one too. If you swim at an outdoor or public pool, you will have smelled the chlorine that is added to clean the water. The taste is the same. Chlorine is used in the process or water purification and it can sometimes be tasted in your drinking water. Too much chlorine in your drinking water can cause erosive esophagitis. Its similar to heartburn but harder to get rid of.

Do you have to treat your fish's water with water conditioner or can you just use tap water and let it sit before you add it?

You need to treat it because of the chlorine in the water, to much will kill the fish! Keo depends on the amount of water with chlorine you mix with water that has no chlorine. also sunlight takes chlorine out of water so outdoor ponds don't need it Yes, always treat. You can leave out tap water for the chlorine to evaporate out however, chlorine is not the only additve in tap water that is deadly to fish. Chloramine is just as deadly and does not evaporate.

What are bromine chlorine and salt water pool cleaners?

Bromine is an additive that you put in a pool to sanitize the water. Chlorine is an additive that you put in a pool to sanitize the water. Salt is added to some pools to allow it to be converted electronically to chlorine with a salt water chlorinator.

Pool water will not hold chlorine and the pH level is low how can you fix this?

I assume it is an outdoor pool and that you are adding sufficient chlorine. Two reasons why it won't hold chlorine. . . 1. No, or insufficient, conditioner. Sunlight will destroy the chlorine if conditioner is not within 50-80ppm. 2. Phosphates and/or nitrates in the water. Get these checked at your local pool store - or send me a water sample if you can't find anyone to test.E-mail me for address.

What is chlorine Analyzer?

A Chlorine Analyzer analyzes free chlorine or total chlorine in water to monitor chlorine dosage. It is frequently used in water and waste water plants to control chlorine dosage.

What is a chlorine water filter used for?

Chlorine water filters are used to remove chlorine from a source of water. It can be used to remove the taste of chlorine from water and is often used in pools.

How to switch from salt to putting chlorine in pool?

Simple just turn of the salt chlorinator and start treating it as a chlorine pool. A salt water pool is in fact a chlorine pool . the salt in the ater is converted into chlorine gass ellectronicaly and then desolved into the water. If you want to convert to the old way of chlorinating, simply keep an eye on chlorine levels and dont run the chlorinator. Ignore the salt it will weaken over time.

How does chlorine react with water?

Chlorine atoms do not combine with the water molecules, which, therefore, means that Chlorine doesn't react with water. That is why Chlorine is used in swimming pools.

Is chlorine soluble in water?

Yes, chlorine is soluble in water.

Is chlorine soluble in water.?

Yes, chlorine is soluble in water.

If tap water is not good for goldfish what kind of water do you suggest Bottled water Distilled water?

You need to buy a chlorine-free bottle, to get rid of the chlorine from the water. Since no fish can live inside chlorine. And chlorine is mixed with tap water.

Why water with chlorine is not used in industry?

Water with Chlorine is used in induustry.

What is the affect of chlorine on water purity?

the chlorine increases the water purity .

How does chlorine explode when mixed with water?

Chlorine doesn't explode when mixed with water. Pool water has chlorine in it. I think you meant sodium mixed with water, which does explode.

Why is Pool water foggy after adding chlorine?

The chlorine is reacting to minerals in the water.

Which is better for awimming pools- salt water or UV?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool, part of the salt is converted into chlorine electronically. I have found that regardless of the disinfection system used in a pool that the use of chlorine is the easiest and most reliable. The beauty with salt is the water fees better and you don't have to store and handle chlorine which is corrosive at best and explosive at worst. These day you can even go shopping for the type of salt you wish to use to benefit your health and the gardens around the pool.

Does salt water evaporate faster than chlorine water?

No, salt water does not evaporate faster than chlorine water. Salt water contains chlorine. Therefore, they both evaporate at about the same rate.

You just converted your above ground pool to salt water and it has turned green?

Just the same as not putting enough chlorine in the pool. You can treat the water the same as you would have and increase the production of the salt system.

At what temp water converted in to ice?

water converted into ice at 0c

Is chlorine damaging to hair?

Yes, chlorine is damaging to hair I know , because if you get in water with chlorine strands of your hair will be left in the water.

What products are formed when chlorine water is exposed to sunlight?

chlorine water + sunlight gives chlorine and oxygen in normal STP conditions .

Why are chemicals added to the water?

To drinking water chlorine or chlorine compounds are added for disinfection.

What are the pros and cons of having a salt water pool vs a chlorine pool?

A: they are both the same. A salt system feeds chlorine as it is manufactured at the control mechanism. Salt is converted, as at a chlorine making plant, into chlorine. The only other way is to add the chlorine manually. k A2: Technically they work the same, but reality is different. Cost: same but Cl pools in ongoing expense in chemicals, whereas SWG (salt water generator) pool is big replacement every 5/10 years ($500). I have 23K gallon pool and converted to SWG and will never go back. The swim is SO much better. No fading clothes or red eyes to Cl overkill. Its like swimming in a giant water softener. RHM

Which type of water contains the lowest amount of chlorine?

The type of water that contains the lowest amount of chlorine is spring bottled water. Normally it contains no or little chlorine.

How do you get chlorine free water?

Many people install salt water systems under the impression that it is chlorine free. Salt water systems produce chlorine electronically and therefore does not require adding chlorine to the water physically. So salt water is not chlorine free water. There are alternative pool sanitation systems that use an advanced oxidation process, combined with copper ionization to sanitize the water. These oxygen based systems do not produce any chlorine. These systems produce 100% chlorine free water.