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    Dec 2015
    Concord, NC

    TA not coming down

    Yesterday, TA was at 180, with a PH of 7.7. (I have a TF100 test kit). I added half a gallon of MA, and just re-tested - the PH is now sitting at 7.2 but the TA hasn't budged at all - is this normal? Does it just take time for it to come down?
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    Jul 2013
    Fletcher, OK

    Re: TA not coming down

    completely normal it will take some time for the TA to come down.. you can speed it up by using a waterfall or making a sprinkler or pointing a return up to create ripples in the water to raise the PH faster.. this will allow you to drop the TA faster.
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