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    Fill Water

    We are on a well and the good news is the water softener is doing a fantastic job of taking the Calcium out of the water. The bad news is that the TA of the fill water is over 400. I wondered why my pH was staying at 7.5/7.6 but in the last couple weeks my TA has gone from 80 to 140 and I got it back down to 90. I had to add water as no rain has hit my pool in a while and WHAM there goes the TA.

    Now knowing the TA is going to rise very time I add water, I'll have to add MA more often I guess...
    South Florida. 20,000 gallons; 16x35 rectangular gunite; Pentair Intelliflo VF Variable Speed Pump; Hayward cartridge; Aqua Rite SWG. Dolphin Oasis Z5 Robotic Pool Cleaner; Kopec 540sc Electric Heat pump pool heater; Pool built in Spring 2004.

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    Jul 2007
    Eastern Pennsylvania

    Re: Fill Water

    Did your pH go funky with the higher TA? If it didn't, you might just be able to leave the TA alone. 140 isn't so bad. But I see you have a SWCG and that might make a difference. I know nothing about those chem balances.
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