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    Mar 2009
    Charlotte, NC

    soda ash made water cloudy

    Is this normal, I've never had to add. 30 oz by vol pH 7.2 to to Target 7.5. All else is fine, good test resuls. Added some bleach as normal per the test
    19,800 gallons (closed/winter 18,654 gal); plaster; 18x34 Ft kidney bean shape, Depth 3Ft-5Ft. Built 1992
    Pentair Whisper Flow Pump 1HP. Winter safety cover w anchors.
    Sand filter, Pentair Sand Dollar Top Mount Model SD80; Effective Filtration Area 3.5SF
    - FlowRate 75GPM, 8Hr 36,000, 10Hr 45,000, 12Hr 54,000; Pressure Weight 50PSI
    BBB (Hayward Chlorinator when leave town). Polaris 360 cleaner.

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    May 2007
    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: soda ash made water cloudy

    That happens occasionally. It usually indicates that some combination of your TA & CH levels are higher than they should be. Depending on how badly too high, it may go away or not.
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    Casey's Avatar
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    Apr 2007
    SW PA

    Re: soda ash made water cloudy

    It may help if we could have a look see of a complete set.
    I'd bet you my bikini you'll never get TFP water from a pool store!

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