The importance of pool chlorine tablets is essential to having a crystal clear pool. Water can be test with a pool test kit or pool test strips.
If you have an outside pool you're probably going to need pool tabs in the near future.
They work great as a regular pool chlorinator.
Remember the are considered a chemical so chlorine safety is a must.
Always be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions and handle all pool chemicals with care.
Your first step is to calculate your pool's water volume. For a:
Only Use A Tab Feeder Or Tab Float
Your Chlorine Tablet Dispenser
Your dispenser will be floating in your pool releasing the chlorine and acid your pool needs.
Simply unscrew the top of the floater and place the chlorine tablets inside, screw the top back on and throw it back into the pool.
Be sure the holes on the bottom of the dispenser are open all the way to allow for better circulation of the swimming pool water.
You can also purchase the many varieties of swimming pool chemical feeders. You place the tabs in the cylinder and use the dial to adjust just how much and how often you want you pool to be chlorinated.
This one is great for those pool owners who like to take longer vacations and don't want to worry about their chlorine tablets running out too soon.
Please don't just throw them into the pool and allow them to sink to the bottom.
Not only will you not get the full use of the tabs but you may end up ruining your vinyl liner and cause swimming pool stains.
Testing The Pool Water
You need to take into consideration the size and brand of your chlorine tablets.
Basically all you need to do is replace them when they run out but it's also good to have the proper pool water testing kit.
Swimming pool chlorine should be between 2 - 4ppm and your CYA between 30 - 50ppm.
Cyanuric Acid/Stabilizer/Conditioner Chart
|Cyanuric Acid||Minimum Chlorine ppm||Goal Chlorine ppm|
By keeping an eye on your cyanuric acid level, your sanitizer/conditioner will do its job properly and you may not need any extra swimming pool chemicals.
Use your tabs on a regular basis, test the water with a good pool water test kit and have the pool perfect for you.
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