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Thread: Can't get my ph below 7.8

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    Can't get my ph below 7.8

    can't get my ph below 7.8 in my intex 12 x 33with swg very new at this stuff

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    Re: Cant get my alkalinity down enough

    Have u been to pool school and read it. Realy helped me. I think muratic acid works better than oh down.
    Intex Easy set 18x48 pool
    Intex Sand Filter
    Intex SWG system
    TF100 test kit

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    Re: Can't get my ph below 7.8

    Welcome to TFP!

    You probably aren't using enough acid. Muriatic acid is the best thing to use to lower PH. Dry acid/PH Down is alright to use, but it is more expensive and you need larger quantities.

    If you post a full set of test results we can give you more detailed feedback.
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    Re: Can't get my ph below 7.8

    you cant get it down. I cant get mine to come up. lol. lets split water. lol. I have been aerating for 3 days and it wont move above 7.2. i gave up. if it aint broke im not fixing it everything else is in check!
    Intex Easy set 18x48 pool
    Intex Sand Filter
    Intex SWG system
    TF100 test kit

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