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Understanding Ionizers & Oxidizers

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Understanding Ionizers & Oxidizers

Did you know? Copper and silver have been used for centuries to reduce the growth of bacteria in water. Today, Ionizers are used for this function, reducing the amount of chlorine or bromine needed and therefore cutting down the use of chemicals in your pool or spa. Image by Jacuzzi®  Silver ions are released by the ionizer to kill bacteria. Copper ions inhibit algae growth. Although ionizers can not sanitize your pool or spa alone due to the slow kill rate of bacteria, they allow you to use chlorine or bromine sanitizers at a lower concentration. In fact, the combination of low...

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