Purple ph test sample.

Problems relating to pH and total alkalinity.
Increase ph, increase TA. Reduce pH, reduce TA.
pH chemistry advice and techniques for the pool.
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Re: Purple ph test sample.

Postby Teapot » Tue 11 Dec, 2018 09:27

Jignesh wrote:A pH indicator is a halochromic chemical compound that is added in small amounts to a solution so that the pH (acidity or basicity) of the solution can be determined visually. Normally, the indicator causes the color of the solution to change depending on the pH.

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Re: Purple ph test sample.

Postby dynamictiger » Mon 17 Dec, 2018 00:47

A true purple blue can form in the presence of extreme high bromine. The bromine combines with the phenol red to form bromo-phenol blue. Someone with less experience may mistake this for extreme high pH, when in fact the opposite is the case. Be wary of this trap.

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