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PH

Postby debt.disappear » Tue 12 Nov, 2019 08:21

Good morning pool peeps. So I recently learned that a pool with a SWG will always have PH that rises over time. I honestly had no idea about this part and have been scratching my head adding muriatic acid so often. If I am not correct in this please let me know.

Anyway, the question is this. Is there any method, product or device that would allow for regular, small doses of acid to be entered into the system? I am away a lot and my pool us fairly stable. PH is the main issue for me.

Thanks guys and gals




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Re: PH

Postby Denniswiseman » Tue 12 Nov, 2019 09:37

You can get an acid doser but have you checked that aeration, waterfall and infinity edge all cause ph to rise
Also lowering your TA should help
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Re: PH

Postby debt.disappear » Tue 12 Nov, 2019 09:41

Agree on aeration, but what do you mean by check it? I have laminars that are used about 6 hours per weekn

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Re: PH

Postby Denniswiseman » Tue 12 Nov, 2019 11:32

That would definately raise your pH
Try leaving off and see if the ph remains stable for that period of time
Otherwise you will have to continue dosing acid manually or automatically
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Re: PH

Postby debt.disappear » Tue 12 Nov, 2019 11:34

Will do. Truth is I even have a spill over from spa to pool. It doesn't great significant aeration but it all counts. Thanks!

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Re: PH

Postby revitup » Mon 02 Dec, 2019 05:27

Had the same issue with rising PH until I lowered TA to the 60-80 range. It's nice and steady now, Also noted that it wants to stay around 7.6-7.8 and so stopped trying to drive it down any lower.
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Re: PH

Postby Denniswiseman » Mon 02 Dec, 2019 13:59

revitup wrote:Had the same issue with rising PH until I lowered TA to the 60-80 range. It's nice and steady now, Also noted that it wants to stay around 7.6-7.8 and so stopped trying to drive it down any lower.

That makes sense accept what your pool needs and go with it

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