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Thread: I observed something interesting.

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    May 2016
    Duncan, Ok

    I observed something interesting.

    Yesterday I added HTH calcium hardness increaser yesterday. As it was dissolving I noticed very tiny bubbles floating to the surface. Did the full run of tests just now and pH went up from 7.4 to 7.6

    Could this be an easy way to increase pH without increasing TA? If so, I could lower my already high TA and then add the rest of my calcium hardness increaser to get my pH back up and kill two birds with one stone. Or am I crazy? Could be
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    East Texas

    Re: I observed something interesting.

    The way we recommend to add that is predissolved in a bucket and poured around perimeter with pump running. Bubbles is bubbles-----all bubbles increase PH.
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