Ok, I did my first test with the Taylor kit today and must say it was somewhat confusing to me compared to the simple one I used for years on my Hot Tub.I guess it will get easier as I use it more like anything else.I hope you guys can help me figure this out if you would cause I'm lost
Chlorine( free,combined)test Water temp 67
Using the 25ml sample scale for first time test and 1 scoop turned it pink so I went on to count 72 drops of r-0871 to get it clear, seems like a lot to me,so next time I will use the 10 ml scale to save regents for sure.So72x0.2=14.4 Very High right?
Then it took 7 drops r-3 not the five it said to get it back to pink. Was a right to add more than 5?
Then 2 drops r-0871 to go back to clear. 2x72=144
I got about 7.8 still a little high though
used 2 drops r-5 to get it down to 7.6
then 4 drops r-6
10 drops r-9 to go from green to red so 40ppm if i did it right
40 drop sr-12 = 400
I couldn't see the black dot after only filling the tube 1/2 way up to the 100 mark not sure what to say that reading is I'm assuming it high.
Then I took a sample to the store and their reading was
Acid demand 1
Total Dissolved Solids 1,200 ppm. some of their readings dropped from last week some went up too.
I added 2 cups of bleach when I got back.
Last week was
Acid demand 2,
Total Dissolved Solids 1,100 ppm.
Now back to the mess I made testing it myself.What do you think?
Sorry for the long post I hope it made sense to you pros this is a little confusing to me still.Thanks for any help.