Bromine Vs Chlorine

The age old question, Bromine or Chlorine, which is better?

If you own a hot tub or are new to hot tub ownership, you will have already heard these words a lot. Bromine and Chlorine are sanitizers which basically keep your water free of contaminants and make it clean for users to bathe in. Without a sanitizer, a hot tub is a great breeding ground for bacteria to grow. 

At Hot Tub Outfitters, we supply Chlorine and Bromine in many different forms, The first thing you need to decide on is which one! In this article we will discuss the simple pros and cons of Bromine or Chlorine.

Benefits of Bromine

Bromine is a great alternative to Chlorine, especially to those that have sensitive skin. It does however, take longer to dissolve and can stick to your swimmers.

Some of the main benefits of Bromine over chlorine are:

- Little Smell 

- Better for sensitive skin 

- Kills Bacteria Effectively

- Does not have to be added as frequently

Benefits of Chlorine

Chlorine is a great sanitizer and is the age old method of keeping hot tub water clean. It is less expensive and very easy to apply. 

Some of the benefits of Chlorine over Bromine are:

- Less Expensive

- Keeps water crystal clear

- Remains stable at lower temperatures

- Less sensitive to sunlight. If you have an outdoor hot tub without a cover, you should use chlorine.

Choosing between chlorine and bromine for your hot tub

 Chlorine and Bromine are both safe alternatives to sanitize your hot tub water. At the end of the day, it comes down to choice based on personal factors and to do with your particular spa. 


We hope that this article helps you to choose the best sanitizer for you! We offer an amazing selection of Hot Tub Chemicals and types of Bromine and Chlorine on our site, Check them out today! 

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