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Do you mean to say that you have a fresh water pool with a Chlorine Generator which uses salt? Or do you in fact have a salt water pool?

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Is it better to have a salt water pool than a chlorine pool?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. the difference is that in a salt water pool the chlorine is added automatically by a chlorinated that works electronically and with a chlorine pool you have to put the chlorine in your self. Salt water pool are by far the more pleasant to swim in. Chlorine because it will kill germs


Can you use salt and chlorine in your pool?

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.


Do you need to replace the pool water when you convert a chlorine pool to salt water?

No, you only need to put in the salt and fit the salt water chlorinator. Salt water pools are chlorine pools they make it electronically by converting the chloride into chlorine in the pool


Is a salt water or chlorine pool better?

A Salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that in the case of a saltwater pool there is a chlorinater fited inline that converts the salt into chlorine automaticaly, Meaning that you don't have to purchace any chlorine to keep up chlorine levels.


Will switching from chlorine chemical system to a salt water system ruin pool?

No A salt water pool is in fact also chlorine pool, the difference being that with a salt water pool a salt water chlorinator converts the salt that is in the water into chlorine gas which is then dissolved into the water while the filter is running. the conversion wont have any adverse effects on the pool.


What's the difference between a salt water swimming pool and one that uses chlorine since the salt water breaks down into chlorine anyway?

Salt water does not breakdown into chlorine for a salt water swimming pool unless you have a salt water chlorinator. Other then that many people feel that a salt water pool is a more pleasant feeling environment to swim in. other then that they are both in fact chlorine pools.


Is salt water or chlorine a better pool cleaner?

not salt water, but its better for your health! Salt is not a pool cleaner, it is usually there to make chlorine via a "salt system"


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!


Salt water pool systems vs chlorine which is better?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that in a normal fresh water pool you have to add the chlorine as it is required. In the case of the salt water pool salt is added to the pool which is int urn run through a chlorine generator that is installed on the pipe leading from the filter to the pool. The chlorine generator electronically separates chlorine gas out of the salt water which then dissolves into the water automatically maintaining chlorine levels. The adidion of salt to the water makes it more pleasant to swim in and you are spared having to handle and store chlorine at home. but the problem is you are still swimming in Chlorine and now you are also swimming in sodium.


Why a salt water pool?

Most people believe having a salt water pool is like swimming in the ocean. Nottrue. Salt water pools use the salt to make chlorine. With a salt water pool you will still be using chlorine a toxic chemical to sanitize your pool.


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.


How much does it cost to change a salt water pool to a chlorine pool?

It doesn't cost any thing. You don't even have to change the water, Just turn the chlorinator of and start adding chlorine like you do in an ordinary pool. The only difference between a salt water pol and a chlorine pool is that a salt water pool uses a chlorinator to make its own chlorine. a fresh water pool has the chlorine added.


How do you convert a chlorine pool to a salt water pool?

Converting to a salt water pool requires the installation of a chlorine generator, and the salt for the pool water. Salt water pool are in fact chlorine pools the difference lays in the fact that chlorine is produced by running salt water through electrodes that in turn releases chlorine from the salt which is usually Sodium chloride (common salt) It may pay to also look at A new more environmentally friendly and healthier alternative By looking at Magnesium and potassium chloride salts.


What is the difference between a saltwater pool or a chlorine pool?

A salt water pool is a chlorine pool. The difference is that the chlorine is manufactured in the system by the chlorine generator. Otherwise NO DIFFERENCE!!


Can you make your chlorine pool into a saltwater pool without changing any equipment except the salt generator?

Yes A salt water pool is a chlorine pool any way the difference is that the chlorine in a saltwater pool is made from the salt electronically


Does a chlorine generator make the pool a salt water pool?

Yes. A chlorine generator will only work when your pool water has a salinity level of 2700 to 3500 ppm, thereby making it a salt water pool.


What is a salt water swimming pool?

A salt water pool has a chlorine generator on it that turns sodium chloride into chlorine gas. The water in the pool is not like the ocean, you can't taste the salt and it doesn't sting your eyes. The water isn't as harsh on clothing, eyes, skin and hair as chlorine is.


What are some chlorine substances?

chlorine bleach, tap water, salt, swimming pool water.


How do you shock a salt water swimming pool?

The same as a normal chlorine pool


Does water evaporate from a salt pool faster than from a chlorine pool?

No its about the same


What do you test for in a salt water pool?

The same things as an ordinary chlorine pool as well as salt and stabilizer..


What is a fresh water swimming pool?

A fresh water swimming pool is a swimming pool that does not use a saltwater chlorinator. A pool that used a salt water chlorinator has salt added to it to so that a salt water chlorinator can electronically convert part of the salt into chlorine. A fresh water pool has chlorine added to it directly either manually or Automatically.


Whats the difference between a salt water pool and a normal pool?

There is no difference aside from the fact that in a salt water pool salt has been added. the water from the pool is then run through an electronic element that releases chlorine from the salt in the water. The salt water pool needs to be run for x amount of time to enable the creation of enough chlorine. or else extra chlorine can be added to make up for any short fall RB


High pH in salt water pool?

The Chlorine generator is what causes the high PH and its not a Salt Water Pool Hmmm....if it's not a salt water pool then why is there a chlorine generator? Just use your test kit and add acid when the pH is high.


Do you need cyanuric acid in salt water pool?

Yes, you need cyanuric acid in a salt water pool. It will preserve your chlorine.