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    Adding Borates!

    I am going to try Borates in the pool this year!! Just FYI I ordered 50 lbs from dudadiesel for $89.90 free shipping. That was cheaper than even going the borax and acid method and from what I understand I just pour it in the pool?? Any advise is welcome!!!
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Adding Borates!

    Yep, just scatter it around the surface of the water, and run the pump for at least the next hour. The PH will go down just a little, not usually enough to matter.
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    Re: Adding Borates!

    I'd add about 3/4 of what you think you'll need then wait a day, measure, top off.
    I couldn't be happier with adding using boric acid from Duda...
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