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Salt-Chlorine Pool Care
Ronald Parrs, EzineArticles.com Basic Author

How much salt do you need for your Swimming Pool?

It's important to know not only how much you need, but also the precise volume (in gallons) of your swimming pool. Improper doses can lead to scaling, "thick" water, pH and other water balance problems.

Take a look at the tables below.

Current
Mineral
Level (ppm)

Required number of BAGS of BioGuard Mineral Springs Beginnings
to raise mineral level to 3000 ppm

Pool Size - Gallons

6000 8000 10,000 12,000 14,000 16,000 18,000 20,000 24,000 28,000 32,000
0 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 24 28 32
200 6 7 9 11 13 15 17 18 22 26 30
400 5 7 9 10 12 14 16 18 20 24 28
600 5 6 8 10 11 13 14 16 19 22 26
800 4 6 7 9 10 12 13 14 18 20 24
1000 4 5 7 8 9 11 12 13 16 18 22
1200 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 20
1400 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 10 12 14 18
1600 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 9 11 13 15
1800 2 3 4 5 6 6 7 8 10 12 14
2000 2 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 11 12
2200 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 6 6 8 8
2400 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 5 4 6 6
2600 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 7
2800 0.5 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
3000 ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal
3200 ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok
3400 ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok
3600 + dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute
 

 

Current
Mineral
Level (ppm)

"PLAIN SALT"
Required number of POUNDS of Salt (see note below)
to raise mineral level to 3000 ppm

Pool Size - Gallons

8000 10,000 12,000 14,000 16,000 18,000 20,000 22,000 24,000 26,000 28,000 30,000 32,000 36,000 40,000
0 213 267 320 373 427 480 533 567 640 693 747 800 854 960 1067
200 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 750 800 900 1000
400 187 233 280 327 373 420 467 513 560 607 653 700 747 840 933
600 173 217 260 303 347 390 433 477 520 563 607 650 693 780 867
800 160 200 240 280 320 360 400 440 480 520 560 600 640 720 800
1000 147 183 220 257 293 330 367 403 440 477 513 550 587 660 733
1200 133 167 200 233 267 300 333 367 400 433 467 500 533 600 667
1400 120 150 180 210 240 267 300 330 360 390 420 450 480 540 600
1600 107 133 160 187 213 240 267 293 320 347 373 400 427 480 533
1800 93 117 140 163 187 210 233 257 280 303 327 350 373 420 467
2000 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 220 240 260 280 300 320 360 400
2200 67 83 100 117 133 150 167 183 200 217 233 250 267 300 333
2400 53 67 80 93 107 120 133 147 160 173 187 200 213 240 267
2600 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 180 200
2800 27 33 40 47 53 60 67 73 80 87 93 100 107 120 133
3000 13 17 20 23 27 30 33 37 40 43 47 50 53 60 67
3200 ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal ideal
3400 ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok ok
3600 + dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute dilute

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