I'm at the point in the very near future that I plan to add borates to the pool. But have a few questions.
- I have a 23,000 gallon pool and want to get my borates up to 50PPM. Based on calculations I should add 18 boxes of borax and 5 gallons of MA. I didn't screw up the calculations did I? I know I will add 1/2 at a time like mentioned in instructions.
- My first thing I need to get under control is to make sure my TA is about 60 or 70 correct? it's currently at 90 and I'm working to reduce it by the aeration method. Here is my question: I have quite a bit of areation in the pool on a regular basis (SWCG, Spa spill over, and large waterfall). Do I run the risk of getting my TA to low over time since this is a new pool (I'll be adding alot of MA) and the areation will bring it up frequently? Is it important for me to initially get my TA to 60 or 70 prior to adding borates?
- How long do I need to keep the kids out of the pool after I add the borates?