How does a MagnaPool work?

After adding MagnaPool® minerals to the water, it passes through the Hydroxinator cell (clear canister), where the Anode and Cathode create a reaction that produces active chlorine. A byproduct of this reaction causes scale to form on the plates, to combat this, the polarity of the plates is reversed regularly.

What minerals are in a pool?

The main minerals found in swimming pool minerals include magnesium chloride, potassium chloride and sodium chloride and they can enhance the swimming experience by giving the water a “softer” feel.

When should I add minerals to my pool?

Minerals are added to the pool water manually and only need replacing when water has been lost or fresh water added. They also provide many health benefits on top of being used to produce the low levels of chlorine to sanitise the pool.

How much does a MagnaPool cost?

Ongoing costs of a MagnaPool™ 30,000 L pools require around 5 to 6 x 10kg bags of MagnaPool® Minerals each year which cost approximately $240 per year. 50,000 L pools require around 7 to 8 x 10kg bags of MagnaPool® Minerals each year which costs $320 per year.

What are the benefits of a magnesium pool?

Benefits of Magnesium Mineral Pool

  • eases sore muscles.
  • soothes the skin and leaves skin moisturised.
  • leaves your hair moisturised.
  • little to no irritation for your eyes.
  • detoxes skin and body.
  • increases quality of sleep.
  • relieves stress.
  • restores your body.

Do magnesium pools have chlorine?

A Magnesium mineral system can be used with a standard salt chlorinator, as it still uses chlorine to sanitise the pool water, so there’s no need to replace or upgrade a salt chlorinator to a specific magnesium system in order to use minerals in your pool.

Are mineral pools hard to maintain?

Mineral pool systems – especially those that use AOP (advanced oxidation process) – are easier to maintain, gentle and won’t be as prone to corroding the pool and pool accessories, so you can maintain the quality of your pool water without sacrificing the pool itself.

Are mineral pools healthy?

Mineral pools are a much healthier, gentler option to chlorine or traditional salt swimming pools. The health advantages of these pools include help with a healthy sleep cycle, reduce anxiety and stress, detoxification and relieve of aches. Mineral swimming pools are perfect for sensitive skin.

Do you put chlorine in a mineral pool?

Installing a mineral pool system is undoubtedly going to make maintenance much easier to do. With mineral systems, you no longer need to carry big buckets of chlorine to sanitise your water. You don’t need to worry about the chemical getting in contact with your skin or inhaling bad odours.

Does a mineral pool have chlorine?

A mineral water pool is pretty much the same as a saltwater pool but with a more pungent taste. It generally uses magnesium chloride, sodium chloride, and potassium chloride to produce chlorine as the primary sanitiser. That’s right; it still contains harmful chlorine.

Is a magnesium pool worth it?

There are quite a few benefits of magnesium pools over chlorine pools. Minerals are generally better at preventing algae. However, your pool surfaces and skin, and swimming costumes will also thank you for the switch. High mineral levels can cause discolouration but that isn’t quite the same as eroding surfaces.

Is a mineral pool the same as a magnesium pool?

Both saltwater and magnesium mineral pools work well to sanitise and maintain a healthy pool for you and your family. The water clarity and general upkeep is similar between the two systems, with the primary difference being the water quality and skin benefits of a magnesium mineral system.