Low pH and High Alkalinity

Problems relating to pH and total alkalinity.
Increase ph, increase TA. Reduce pH, reduce TA.
pH chemistry advice and techniques for the pool.
Mattgrae84
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Low pH and High Alkalinity

Postby Mattgrae84 » Wed 28 May, 2014 18:24

i have a covered pebble pool that is 105,000litres. using liquid cholrine. i am getting free cholrine test results at about 2.5, Ph is at 7.2 Alkalinity is at 330mg/L. i have tried bring down the Alkalinity using acid but just goes up again. It came down to 110mg/l then went back up again after a couple of days. should i keep doing this or is there a different solutions. thanks


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Low pH and High Alkalinity

Postby Denniswiseman » Sat 31 May, 2014 10:55

Did you use Muriatic acid (Hydrochloric Acid) to lower TA and aeration to increase PH
I have been using this for quiet a while with good results

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