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    Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Ph is bright almost neon pink
    & Cl is a little low @ 1.3
    ta@17
    salt@4700ppm
    cya low @ 20

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    pool is a little green.

    Does it hurt to shock if ph is high, pink means 8+ right??? if i add acid can i shock in 30 min or do i have to wait coulpe days?
    Can i use liquid chlorine in salt pool?

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    Re: Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Your pH is high. You can add some acid then shock, and you can use liquid chlorine in a salt pool.
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    Re: Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Quote Originally Posted by marty
    Ph is bright almost neon pink
    & Cl is a little low @ 1.3
    ta@17
    salt@4700ppm
    cya low @ 20

    Taylor kit

    pool is a little green.

    Does it hurt to shock if ph is high, pink means 8+ right??? if i add acid can i shock in 30 min or do i have to wait coulpe days?
    Can i use liquid chlorine in salt pool?

    Thanks guys
    Is that TA a typo? Make sure you enter the correct value when you plug the numbers into pool calculator to find out how much acid to use. And you might need to add it more than once, because if you enter 8.2 and it's really 8.5.....

    Let the water circulate for half an hour or so after adding acid. It also helps to brush a little to really mix things up. Once pH is close, then you can start the shock process.
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    Re: Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Ok sounds good! its a 12k pool is 4700 ppm ok or should i drain some? thanks guys. no thats not a typo 107ppm
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    Re: Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Quote Originally Posted by marty
    Ok sounds good! its a 12k pool is 4700 ppm ok or should i drain some? thanks guys. no thats not a typo 107ppm
    So the TA in your first post as a typo at 17, not 107. 4700 ppm salt is too gigs for most SWGs.
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    Re: Whyy is ph Neon pink?

    Quote Originally Posted by marty
    Ok sounds good! its a 12k pool is 4700 ppm ok or should i drain some? thanks guys. no thats not a typo 107ppm
    Their range is 3000-4500 with ideal at 3400. I would verify that your salt level is at 4700 and drain enough to get back to 3500.
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