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The 7 Best Chlorine Tablets For The Pool – Guidebook

If you want to chlorinate your pool properly, you need good chlorine tablets. We have linked the best chlorine tablets to you in the form of specific product recommendations. To know how to use chlorine tablets and which ones are best suited for your needs, take a look at our checklist. There you will find all the important information.

Checklist For Chlorine Tablets For The Pool

Continuous or Shock Chlorination?
  • Shock or surge chlorination is a short burst of chlorine: when refilling, after a party, in case of infestation by mosquito larvae or other acute loads. Continuous chlorination helps with constant high loads. Here you chlorinate permanently.
  • Accordingly, you need slow or fast dissolving tablets. Granules are also suitable for shock chlorination.
  • Do you want both? There are mixed tablets: One half dissolves immediately, the other only slowly.
What is your purpose?
  • Do you only want to disinfect? Or additionally an algae killer, pH stabilizer or flocculation: Here multifunctional tablets with appropriate additives are suitable.
Inside or Outside?
  • You need a different type of chlorine for indoors than for outdoors. Will the chlorine be exposed to the sun? Then use stabilized chlorine!
  • Non-stabilized chlorine should only be used at night or indoors. It decomposes quickly and is good for shock chlorination.
What is active chlorine?
  • Active chlorine is in contrast to combined chlorine: if it binds to dirt or bacteria, it is no longer effective. Active chlorine is also called free chlorine. It can be up to 90 percent of the tablets. However, certain additives can reduce its effectiveness.
  • Nevertheless, additives are useful.
  • Algaecide, for example. Or cyanuric acid: it stabilizes chlorine for permanent use.
How many tablets do you need?
  • The size of the tablets should fit the pool. The manufacturer’s specifications provide orientation: A slowly dissolving tablet of 200 g should be sufficient for 30 m³ for an average of one week. Round up, if you need more: About 80 m³ to 90, makes 3 tablets.
  • Small tablets of 20 g or large tablets of 200 gare common. Ideally, they should be individually wrapped so that they can be stored for longer.
Safety
  • It is better to buy products from the EU! Asian tablets are cheaper, but sometimes have defects due to differentiated standardization.
  • Not all tablets belong in the skimmer. Certain ingredients could damage the system! Information about this can be found in the product description. Then use accessories, such as a floating dosing unit.

We have compiled the best and most interesting chlorine tablets . You can find the list with our product recommendations here.

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The Best Sellers Of Chlorine Tablets

In a list of bestsellers we have compiled the most popular chlorine tablets for you.

# Preview Product
1 CLOROX Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3-Inch Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets, 5-Pound Chlorine CLOROX Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3-Inch Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets, 5-Pound Chlorine
2 Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3' Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 25 lb Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3" Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 25 lb
3 C3 3'' Stabilized Chlorine Tablets for Swimming Pool and Spa, Individually Wrapped, Slow Dissolving, 50 lbs, 204550 C3 3'' Stabilized Chlorine Tablets for Swimming Pool and Spa, Individually Wrapped, Slow Dissolving,...
4 In The Swim 3 Inch Stabilized Chlorine Tablets for Sanitizing Swimming Pools - Individually Wrapped, Slow Dissolving - 90% Available Chlorine - Tri-Chlor - 50 Pounds In The Swim 3 Inch Stabilized Chlorine Tablets for Sanitizing Swimming Pools - Individually Wrapped,...
5 HTH Pool Care 1' Chlorine Tabs, Swimming Pool Chlorinating Sanitizer, Kills Algae and Bacteria, 1.5 lbs. HTH Pool Care 1" Chlorine Tabs, Swimming Pool Chlorinating Sanitizer, Kills Algae and Bacteria, 1.5...
6 [3 INCH 5 LB] YUMITIS 3 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets 5 LB, Slow-Dissolving Long-Lasting 3' Chlorinating Tablets for Swimming Pools and Spas, One 5-Pound Bucket, 90% Available Chlorine [3 INCH 5 LB] YUMITIS 3 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets 5 LB, Slow-Dissolving Long-Lasting 3"...
7 Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3' Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3" Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb
8 3 Inch Chlorine Tablets 55 lb for Swimming Pools Hot Tubs and Spas, Slow Dissolving - 90% Available Chlorine - 55 Pounds 3 Inch Chlorine Tablets 55 lb for Swimming Pools Hot Tubs and Spas, Slow Dissolving - 90% Available...
9 HTH 42034 Super 3' Chlorinating Tablets for Swimming Pools, 25 lbs HTH 42034 Super 3" Chlorinating Tablets for Swimming Pools, 25 lbs
10 Doheny's 3 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets - 100 lbs. Doheny's 3 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets - 100 lbs.
11 Rx Clear 3-Inch Individually Wrapped Chlorine Tablets | Four 50-Pound Buckets | Use As Bactericide, Algaecide, and Disinfectant in Swimming Pools and Spas | Slow Dissolving and UV Protected Rx Clear 3-Inch Individually Wrapped Chlorine Tablets | Four 50-Pound Buckets | Use As Bactericide,...
12 Clorox Pool&Spa Active99 3” Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb. Clorox Pool&Spa Active99 3” Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb.
13 3 INCH 5.29 LB | RAYYAKICG 3 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets 5 lb | Long-Lasting Slow-Dissolving 3' Chlorinating Tablets for Swimming Pools and Spas | 90% Available Chlorine | One 5-Pound Bucket 3 INCH 5.29 LB | RAYYAKICG 3 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets 5 lb | Long-Lasting Slow-Dissolving 3"...
14 Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3' Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 12 lb Clorox Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3" Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets 12 lb
15 3 inch Chlorine Tablets for Swimming Pool 5 lbs, chlorinating tabs 12 Pcs Slow Dissolving, Individually Wrapped 3 inch Chlorine Tablets for Swimming Pool 5 lbs, chlorinating tabs 12 Pcs Slow Dissolving,...
16 3 INCH 8 LB | RAYYAKICG 3 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets 8 lb | Long-Lasting Slow-Dissolving 3' Chlorinating Tablets for Swimming Pools and Spas | 90% Available Chlorine | One 8-Pound Bucket 3 INCH 8 LB | RAYYAKICG 3 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets 8 lb | Long-Lasting Slow-Dissolving 3"...
17 Leslie's Jumbo 3 Inch Chlorine Tablets for Sanitizing Swimming Pools - Stabilized - Individually Wrapped - Slow Dissolving - 90% Available Chlorine - Tri-Chlor - 35 Pounds 171549 Leslie's Jumbo 3 Inch Chlorine Tablets for Sanitizing Swimming Pools - Stabilized - Individually...
18 5Lb Chlorinating Tablets, 1 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets, 5 Lb Chlorinating Tablets Included 110 Pieces Each Chlorinating Tablet Diameter is 1 inch 5Lb Chlorinating Tablets, 1 Inch Pool Chlorine Tablets, 5 Lb Chlorinating Tablets Included 110...
19 YUMITIS 1 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets 1 LB for Hot Tub, 1' Chlorinating Tablets 1 Pounds for Pools and Spas, 90% Available Chlorine YUMITIS 1 Inch Swimming Pool Chlorine Tablets 1 LB for Hot Tub, 1" Chlorinating Tablets 1 Pounds for...
20 Rx Clear 1-Inch Stabilized Chlorine Tablets | Use As Bactericide, Algaecide, and Disinfectant in Swimming Pools and Spas | Slow Dissolving and UV Protected | 100 Lbs Rx Clear 1-Inch Stabilized Chlorine Tablets | Use As Bactericide, Algaecide, and Disinfectant in...

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Current Offers Of Chlorine Tablets

You can find the best current offers on chlorine table ts in this list.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
CLOROX Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3-Inch Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets, 5-Pound Chlorine
CLOROX Pool&Spa XtraBlue 3-Inch Long Lasting Chlorinating Tablets, 5-Pound Chlorine
Kills bacteria; Kills and prevents all types of pool algae; Prevents corrosion, scale and stains
$69.99 −43%
SaleBestseller Nr. 3
Clorox Pool&Spa Active99 3” Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb.
Clorox Pool&Spa Active99 3” Chlorinating Tablets 35 lb.
Everything you need in 1 individually wrapped tablet; Prevents algae and kills bacteria; Use in skimmer, feeder or floater
$219.99 −14%

FAQ For Chlorine Tablets

Which chlorine tablets for pool?

There is a wide range of chlorine tablets. We have collected the best variants and listed them in our product recommendations. Especially good is e.g. the manufacturer POOLSBEST®.

Chlorine tablets how often?

Too much chlorine can irritate the skin, so you should always pay attention to the manufacturer’s instructions. How often you should use chlorine tablets and in what quantity can therefore not be said in general terms. It depends on the size of the pool and the dosage of the tablet. There are special test strips with which you can check the chlorine content in the water. In this way, you can dose in a targeted manner and do not risk skin irritation or other problems.

How do chlorine tablets work?

Chlorine tablets dissolve in water and thus release their ingredients into the water. This is how the desired effect occurs.

What do chlorine tablets do?

Chlorine tablets are used to clean the water and to prevent allgae and germs.

Is chlorine harmful?

Pure chlorine is toxic, but since the chlorine tablet dissolves in the water and thus the chlorine is diluted, this does not cause any harm to health.

What is the shelf life of chlorine tablets?

If the tablets are stored in a dry and cool place, they can be kept for several years. It is best to always follow the manufacturer’s date. You can usually find this on the packaging. However, chlorine itself cannot expire.

How to use chlorine tablets?

It is important to check the chlorine content regularly with a test strip. The chlorine content depends on the use, the quality of the water and the weather.

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