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Thread: Borax (Borates) allowed in non-SWG pool?

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    Borax (Borates) allowed in non-SWG pool?

    I'm new here, so sorry for the newbie question, but I can't seem to find a definitive answer in any of the posts.

    My question is this:

    Is there a benefit to introducing Borax to a non-saltwater pool?


    Bonus follow up question:

    Will it do any harm to introduce Borax to a non-saltwater pool? (Besides the pet drinking issue)
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    Borates are a benefit to ANY pool, IMHO. In fact, most of the commercial borate products are sold and marketed for pools using trichlor and biguanide sanitizer systems. only a small handful are specifically targeted for salt pools.

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    Good to hear! Thank you!
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    Hi Queequeg,

    There are a couple of articles written by Waterbear about adding borates to your pool.

    They can be found in the "Stickies" section at the top of any page in the sub-headings.


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