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Chemical Mixing Table

<h2>Chemical Mixing Table</h2>
This table shows which chemicals can be mixed safely with different types of sanitizers.
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<td valign="top" width="151">Chemical</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Comments</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Chlorine</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Bromine</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Biguanide</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Chlorine</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Can cause haze, and green water.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">No</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Bromine</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Can cause haze, and green water.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">No</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Bromine</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Can cause haze, and green water.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">No</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">No</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Chlorine Shock</td>
<td valign="top" width="216"></td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">No</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Oxygen-based Shock (monopersulfate compound)</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Turns biguanide clear green.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">No</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Hydrogen Peroxide Shock</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Neutralizes chlorine and bromine.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">No</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">No</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">pH adjusters</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Increase or decrease pH</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Total Alkalinity Adjusters</td>
<td valign="top" width="216"></td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Calcium Hardness Increaser</td>
<td valign="top" width="216"></td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Algaecide</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Some not compatible with biguanide.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Maybe, ask us</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Clarifiers</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Causes particles to flock together and get scooped up.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Sequestering/Chelating Agent</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Prevents metal stains and discoloration.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Maybe</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Maybe</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Maybe</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Enzymes</td>
<td valign="top" width="216"></td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Tile/Vinyl Cleaners</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Avoid phosphate based cleaners in biguanide pools.</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Maybe</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Tetraborate Compounds</td>
<td valign="top" width="216"></td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Cyanuric Acid</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Used to stabilize chlorine</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">No</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">No</td>
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<td valign="top" width="151">Defoamers</td>
<td valign="top" width="216">Pops Bubbles</td>
<td valign="top" width="72">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="71">Yes</td>
<td valign="top" width="80">Yes</td>
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