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    Jun 2014
    Auburn, CA

    Calcium increased question

    I finally got most of my numbers in range! But now I need to address the calcium hardness.... Or softness as it may be. Its at 150 right now. I have the calcium increaser and know how much to add....but I'd like to know if adding this will affect my ph or ta numbers? Thanks!
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: Calcium increased question

    Increasing CH will not have any effect on PH or TA.
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    Re: Calcium increased question

    as Jason said CH will not affect TA or PH
    but if TA and/or PH are high you may develop scaling
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