cloudy light green water no ph high alk

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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cloudy light green water no ph high alk

Postby katheguard33 » Sun 15 Jul, 2007 07:17

I have an above ground pool with light green cloudy water, NO ph, and VERY high alk. I adjusted the ph with a Riser, then added Muratic Acid to lower the alk, but I still have a light green cloudy pool and the Muratic Acid lowered my ph! I think I am fighting a losing battle here. How am I supposed to lower my high alk without losing my ph? And when I shock with liquid chlorine, the levels go from high to low in a matter of hours! Should I add enough acid to rid my high alk, then adjust ph, then shock? Please help.... this is getting costly!

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Postby Backglass » Sun 15 Jul, 2007 10:09

Using your test kit, please post a full set of numbers so we can see where you are at. Otherwise we would just be guessing instead of helping!

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