How to Neutralize Bromine?

Answer Bromine and chlorine are both used to disinfect swimming pools and spas. Bromine remains more stable than chlorine at high water temperatures so it is commonly used in spas. Bromine is about as aci... Read More »

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What should the bromine level be in a hot tub?

The required level of bromine for a hot tub is 3 to 5 parts per million (ppm), with the suggested concentration being 4 to 6 ppm. Bromine is a chemical used in lieu of chlorine but is sensitive to ... Read More »

How many protons does bromine have?

Abbreviated "Br" on the periodic table of elements, bromine consists of 35 protons and 35 electrons, which makes its atomic number 35. The element is typically obtained from sea water and was first... Read More »

Why use bromine or chlorine in a spa?

The warm, wet, bubbly nature of a spa makes it appealing to us, but it also can make a poorly maintained spa attractive to microbes that can make us sick. Sanitizers kill the bacteria that can grow... Read More »

Is bromine a liquid?

Bromine is a liquid at room temperature, unlike other nonmetallic elements. At one time bromine was added to leaded gasolines to prevent lead buildup in engines. Currently bromine is used in indust... Read More »