Alkalinity to low

Problems relating to pH and total alkalinity.
Increase ph, increase TA. Reduce pH, reduce TA.
pH chemistry advice and techniques for the pool.
mrsmith65
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Alkalinity to low

Postby mrsmith65 » Fri 10 Jul, 2009 10:34

how long must I wait after adding baking soda to check my alkalinity?


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Alkalinity to low

Postby Me... » Fri 10 Jul, 2009 13:28

Depending on many factors not the least of which is circulation. In any event you need to wait at least 4 hours and I would bet it will change some for 8.
mrsmith65
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Alkalinity to low

Postby mrsmith65 » Sat 11 Jul, 2009 07:47

Ok I've added 28lbs of baking soda to the pool so far and nothing. I am still getting no TA reading ???
What now, I'm stumped

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