Hi there, I don't know if I have a ghost in my water or what, but after more than a year of easy-peasy testing, I'm having trouble this year with the basic tests.
I discovered that I am unable to do a proper CL test anymore. See here if you care chlorine-consumption-shocking-testing-maybe-not-insects-t63318-20.html This problem is still there - no two test are ever the same...
Now, the pH test is acting weird. I'm not talking about that it's hard to read the color - I've figured that out by now. What happens is this. If I shake the bottle a few times, I read a certain pH, around 8 in this case. Shaking vigorously a few more times, it drops to a lower number, around 7.5. And I know you won't believe me, but shaking it vigorously a few more times, it drops even more, in this case to 7.2!!! No further shaking would change it any further.
I mean, how many shakes is the right amount? I've always just shook it maybe 5-10 times and used that result. And it turns out another 5-10 it changes???
Or what is your experience with haunted water?