very high alk-very low ph

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: high chl in pool

Postby chem geek » Wed 12 Sep, 2007 16:20

Anonymous wrote:wat can i do for high chlorine in a pool over 10ppm.

If the pool is outdoors exposed to sunlight, do nothing. The chlorine level will drop on its own. With CYA in the pool, even 10 ppm FC is not actually very high and you can swim in it with no problem. I assume you probably have at least 30 ppm CYA in the pool. If so, then 10 ppm FC is equivalent to swimming in an indoor pool with 0.5 ppm FC and no CYA.

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