Lithium comes in powder. Lithium Hypochlorite is the most popular product for spa disinfection. This product works instantly and is completely soluble. It leaves no residue. Lithium has a 35% concentration.
This product comes in tablets and is of slow dissolution. It must be placed in a floating brominator that can be opened to let the water circulate inside in order for the tablets to dissolve. Bromine is perfect for those who have a spa at a cottage or are absent during part of the week. Simply fill the floater.
These stabilized tablets, also called ‘’dichloro’’, are designed to dissolve quickly. Simply toss a tablet directly into the spa. Caution! It melts in 10 minutes. But, when the tablet has dissolved, it doesn’t mean you need to add another one. Only a chlorine test can determine when to add the next tablet. (When the chlorine level is less than 3 ppm) This type of chlorine has a 56% concentration.
This product, often called ‘’dichloro’’, comes in powder. It is extra fine chlorine that dissolves instantly. It has a 56% concentration. This is high quality chlorine and unlike the other types of chlorine, it doesn’t affect the water’s pH.