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    Quick question on high TA.

    Good morning all.....this morning readings are:

    FC-5
    PH-7.5
    TA-150
    CYA-40
    CH-240

    The CDT for CC is 6, (11 drops on the first, and 1 drop on the second)

    My questions are: Could the 150 be my TA's happy place? It seems so high. P.H has been stable. We have been using the pool daily for the last couple of days, AND hubby will be making a fountain type thing to aerate the pool. With that being said, do I HAVE to lower the ph first? Can I lower the TA by just using the fountain and keeping an eye on the ph?

    The water felt sticky this morning but oh so clear! I hope to get to the borates stage soon.

    Thanks!
    Barb
    St. Clair MI, 18,600 AG, Sand, Hayward Pro Series, Top-Mount, Model #S210T93S, 1+1/2-Horsepower Matrix Pump. Installed June-2013.

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    Re: Quick question on high TA.

    Ug...disreguard...I found the info I needed.......In pool school.

    Need to lower the TA with acid, and use the fountain thing to bring the PH back up.

    St. Clair MI, 18,600 AG, Sand, Hayward Pro Series, Top-Mount, Model #S210T93S, 1+1/2-Horsepower Matrix Pump. Installed June-2013.

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    Re: Quick question on high TA.

    Quote Originally Posted by ghetohound
    My questions are: Could the 150 be my TA's happy place? With that being said, do I HAVE to lower the ph first? Can I lower the TA by just using the fountain and keeping an eye on the ph?
    Yes, no, and yes.

    It's nice to understand and be able to just leave everything alone, isn't it? Good job!
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    Re: Quick question on high TA.

    Quote Originally Posted by ghetohound
    Ug...disreguard...I found the info I needed.......In pool school.
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