I know this has been discussed numerous times and I tried searching the forums to get a clear answer but just wanted some advice. I have a hayward chlorinator sitting in my garage waiting to be installed but then I stopped by my local pool store and noticed these 3" chlorine tabs wrapped in plastic with a hole in the middle. Supposedly they are safe to drop in the skimmer since they are slow dissolving. From what I read putting chlorine tablets in a skimmer is a big no no due to the acidity and degrading parts over time. Just wanted to know if anyone has ever used these slow dissolving tablets in the skimmer. All the posts I read were from a few years ago and was wondering if this is something new that I can just drop in the skimmer and not have to worry about or is installing that chlorinator the better option. I understand a lot of people are not fans of chlorine tablets due to CYA increasing over time and would probably recommend a SWG. But right now my only options are these chlorine tablets. Currently I'm using two big floaters but I feel my pool is not getting enough FC because last time I tested it was very low. Would like any advice from the pool veterans.