- Pristiva Primer is a must have in any saltwater pool. It protects swimming pool equipment and finishes against scale, stains, corrosion, cloudy water and algae in saltwater swimming pools. It optimizes the performance of the salt chlorine generator while preserving the life of the cells. It even improves the comfort and feel of saltwater pool water thanks to its isotonic advantage. Recommend this product for newly filled swimming pools or for converting a traditional chlorine pool to saltwater, for any pool upgrading to the Pristiva system from an existing saltwater pool and for ongoing maintenance of a salt pool (monthly).