Sorry if this is a double post from my thread in the water testing results forum, but I thought it would be best to put it in a more relevant thread.
I just left Home depot, I see that JasonLion really likes the solar salt from diamond, but this and the surrounding stores dont have it (i've checked home depot, walmart, lowes, and 2 smaller hardware stores...I know that the local pool store has it but they are charging....nearly double for it) they do have diamond gems and bright and soft (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded...3?N=5yc1vZaq3y)
I looked at the MSDS on both the the Diamond crystals solar salt and Bright and soft:
Bright and soft:
Ingredient Name Concentration (%)
Sodium Chloride 7647-14-5 99.97%
Sodium Hexametaphosphate 10124-56-8 0.03%
From my research the Sodium Hexa.....(Too long) helps with reducing scaling, I've also read that it does add phosphates, now...the million dollar question, is this ok to use in the pool? Any experience with these brands?
Alternately there is Crystal Gems by Diamond also, but its 5.69/40lbs whereas the Bright and soft is 4.47/40lbs