I thought copper was bad for your pool?

An excess of copper products or corroding metal equipment are usually to blame when there are large amounts of copper in your water. Sometimes this causes discoloration on pool surfaces in certain areas, which definitely isn’t what you want in your pool!

Think of a penny that’s been dropped into a fountain and is now green. The same thing happens when the equipment starts to corrode: stains and discoloration from a lot of copper present in the water. The key phrase here is “a lot.”

Naturally, the presence of copper has gotten a bad reputation and, as a result, people are very skeptical of copper products like Ocion Blue.

What you might not know is that copper is a natural purifier. It's been used for centuries; even NASA used it to create drinkable water for astronauts.⁣ That’s what makes it a powerful sanitizing agent for pool and hot tub owners.

In Ocion Blue, the amount of copper that you need to keep your water free of bacteria and algae is SO SMALL (caps to emphasize exactly how small 😉), that there is no risk to you, your pool, or your hot tub.⁣ There is only enough in the product to ensure that your water is free of bacteria, algae, and other organisms, with no other effects.

Even if you accidentally put more than the recommended amount of Ocion Blue in your pool, swim spa, or hot tub, you aren't going to wreck your equipment or pool surfaces, because we’ve adjusted for human error (hey, it happens!).

When you use chlorine as your main disinfectant, you need to monitor and adjust frequently, even sometimes daily. You have to add chlorine whether you're in the water or not.⁣ When you use Ocion Blue, you don't need to monitor the levels as much, because it doesn't dissipate like chlorine does. You'll need less of the other chemicals you use to balance your water, and won't need to add Ocion Blue as frequently.⁣ It will continue to stay in the water until new bacteria is introduced and uses it all up.

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