How long before I get a CL reading

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How long before I get a CL reading

Postby Brian87gt » Mon 19 May, 2008 22:46

my level of Cl was at zero, I added alot (green algae), it's benn an hour and the test still says 0. How long should it take to show up? Thanks

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Postby muss08 » Tue 20 May, 2008 16:07

Chances are the chlorine is being used up before you have a chance to test. It will react instantly with organic materials. What kind of chlorine do you use and how much did you put in? It would also help to know your chemisty readings.
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