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Thread: Borate test strips

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    May 2014

    Borate test strips

    I've got just under 25 lbs of boric acid in the pool right now and I started with zero. This is what the strip is saying. I do the math and the calculator says 25lbs should put me in the 40 ppm range. I'm shooting for 50 but these strips are making me nuts.
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    Aug 2012
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    Re: Borate test strips

    I say that looks like its between 30 and 50... so just call it a day...
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