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Is a chlorine system or a salt water system better for a fiberglass pool?

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it doesn't really matter

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Chlorine is a better system because it kills algie and the salt water atracts it.


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"


NO Fiberglass salt water pools are a great system regardless of where you use them.



You first have to convert the pool to a chlorine system As a salt water system is a chlorine system.


If you have a salt water pool then you have a chlorine generating system. In a salt water pool through an electric process, the sodium turns into Sodium Hypochlorite. (Chlorine / Bleach ) Now to answer your question: With a chlorine generator system the majority of expense is up front with the unit itself and then when you have to replace the cell. A cell will usually last about 5 years. With chlorine you simply pay for the chlorine as needed. I've had some customers (the Lady's say the salt makes there skin feel smoother. I personally don't notice a difference.


Ionization is much better than salt system and about the chlorine you only need to put about 5 to 10% of the chlorine. With the ionization you will only have about 0.2 or 0.3 of chlorine and no more chemicals. Tha water gets very clear and shiny. No bacterias found in normal testing. Se www.carefreeclearwater.com. I have no problems and the water is great!!!!


Please do your research on swimming pools with salt systems! A salt system is simply a chlorine generator. The only difference is that the chlorine (sodium hypochlorite) is made fresh on site.


A salt water system is a chlorine system. People mistakenly assume that the salt in a salt water system does the work of dis infecting the water, this however is a mistake. in a salt water pool there is what is known as a salt water chlorinator. This is an electronic devise that converts part of the salt (sodium chloride) into chlorine gas and this is in turn immediately dissolved into the pools water, automatically creating the chlorine required whenever the filtration system is operating So in either case the important thing is to see to it that the available chlorine levels along with associated water balance are correct Regular free water analysis done by many pool shops will help in the proper maintenance of your pool. the colour of the bottom of the pool makes litle or no difference in this.


tap water is not that good because of chlorine. So low mineral water in bottles is better for them the chlorine might not be that good for plants, but plants do need the minerals in tap water.


No not alll. I had a chlorine system first. We transitioned to a salt system with no problems.


Check with a pool company. The change involves a change in chemicals as well as with the pump and circulating equipment. The salt water system is much easier to maintain, the salt is cheaper than the other type of chemicals and it is easier on your pool surface. A salt system IS a chlorine system. chlorine is still the sanitizer. You have the salt so a chlorine generator can make chlorine instead of you having to buy it and deal with it. When you add up the costs, a salt system normally is NOT cheaper per year with replacement and initial outlay costs. The cost for a salt system normally runs from $600 to $1200 PLUS installation. The pump and other equipment does NOT have to be changed. Electricity has to be supplied to the new salt control panel and some replumbing to accommodate the salt cell.


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


Yes, after all they are chlorine systems. the chlorine is made from the salt in the water. If you are not getting the correct chlorine level you may need to service or replace the salt water chlorinator.


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!!


If you have a salt water hot tub or pool, you shouldn't need to add any extra chlorine. I am the pool operator at our local YMCA and we have a salt system with a Chloromatic chlorine generating cell. Rarely do we add any extra chlorine, only in cases of decontamination and/or shocking. Bromine does do better than chlorine in higher temps.


Aside from the fact that chlorine is a corrosive substance there is no particular risk involved.


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.


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.


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.


Salt water pools are chlorine pools, the difference is that a fresh water pool has chlorineadded by the operator, while a salt water pool has a chlorine generator that electronically creates chlorine while the filtration system is running I does this by separating chlorine gas out of the salt in the water and dissolving it back into the water. most salt water chlorinator pools use common salt or sodium chloride, which is the same as the salt found in sea water, only at a much lower concentration. A new system is available now that that uses magnesium chloride and sodium chloride, the advantage with this is that it is not harmful to use the backwash for watering the garden and it has a therapeutic effect on swimmers.



You would need to install a water filtration system that also removes Chlorine from the water. Well water normally does not have chlorine it it so the source of the contamination would need to be determined and removed, or a new well drilled.


If you have a lot of chlorine in you water (contact your water company they will know) if yes, try bottled water.


The water gets saltier. Salt is added to salt water pools so that a chlorine generator can convert it into chlorine It wont do any harm as amater of act it will make the water feel better.



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