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Old 13-01-2013, 17:24   #16
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Re: air conditioning water flow

On my other boat I was told by the previous owner that in salt water bromide tablets stop the build up of crap in your system. You put a few every couple of months in the strainer.
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Okay-sounds like it is a drain. Any thoughts on bromide tablets?
Bromide is a good oxidizer biocide, it also will increase corrosion (especially yellow metals).

I doubt that I would ever use myself on my boat by installing in a strainer and leaving it. Might do once in a while for short term if I had some belive that a bio-film had developed in the system.

As a chemical water treater I apply bromide pretty frequently.
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On my other boat I was told by the previous owner that in salt water bromide tablets stop the build up of crap in your system. You put a few every couple of months in the strainer.
I have never heard of putting bromide tablets in a strainer. Perhaps the previous owner meant bromine tablets that are a form of chlorine used to disinfect swimming pool water. I don't see what value they would have in a salt water strainer but there should be no harm either. Cleaning it as needed every couple of months is a good idea.

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