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Swimming Pool Wizard
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High PH

Postby all4him » Tue 06 Jun, 2006 12:52

I live in Cibolo, Texas and the PH in my pool has been running 8.4 or higher :?: In the past 3-4 weeks I have put over a gallon of Muriatic Acid and a 3 lb can of PH decreaser in the water :? . It is still reading 8.4 or higher.

What can I do differrent to bring down thje PH more quickly?

Jenna Young
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Postby Jenna Young » Tue 13 Jun, 2006 19:26

:?: I sure wish I had the aswer for you as I have this same problem with my above ground pool. I am adding ph like everyday or every other day. Let me know if you find an aswer. Good luck

Postby Guest » Thu 15 Jun, 2006 06:37

have you had a lot of rain?
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Postby Pooltech32 » Fri 07 Jul, 2006 00:14

is it a new pool, if so you can expect this for a while, a gallon of acid is really not that much, make sure you mix it with water before you add it, on new pools I add a gallon a day for a few weeks or until not needed any more, it is the calcium(which is high in PH) leaching out of the plaster and concrete.

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