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    Why Aerate?

    Just wondering what if any benefits aeration has when it pushes your pH up and at least for folks like me, pH already tends to move higher over time, even absent aeration? Just curious. I've never used my aerator much due to the pH effect, but wondered if there was more to consider than that? Thanks.
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    Re: Why Aerate?

    Sure helps cool the pool about 5 degrees or so. Then knock PH back down with MA. Also a technique used in lowering high TA.
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    Re: Why Aerate?

    Aeration is effective when someone needs to increase pH only with no side effects to any other reading (i.e. TA). Pool School - Lower Total Alkalinity

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    Oh yeah, and helps to cool the water.
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