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Thread: PH? to low?

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    MirellaJoe's Avatar
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    PH? to low?

    Well yesterday was the first day we actually finally got to use the pool and if it wasnt for you you guys i dont think i would of known as much as i do now but now i'm stumped I tested my pool water as i've been doing for the past week my results are


    is my ph too low? and if so what do i do to raise it?
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    Re: PH? to low?

    Yea that's a tad low. 7.2 to 7.8 is where you want to be.

    You can raise it with borax or aeration. The borax will raise your TA slightly also.

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    Re: PH? to low?

    If you're pretty sure it's close to 6.8 and not below, I'd recommend aeration since your TA is so high.
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