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    Calcium Hardness

    So I have a CH reading of 0. How is that possible?

    Where do I find Calcium Chloride? I went to lowes who carried it but said used for ice melt so I didn't buy it. Wasn't sure if that's what I was looking for or not.

    Anyone?
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    Re: Calcium Hardness

    I find that highly unlikely. Try testing your tap water and see what happens. There must be testing error.

    If you are seeing a 0ppm with the 10ml sample (25ppm per drop), then try a 25ml sample (20 drops, then 5 drops, then count) so each drop is 10ppm.
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    Re: Calcium Hardness

    Okay I misread my paper. My CYA was at 0 not CH.

    It was originally at 150 and is now at 250.
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    Re: Calcium Hardness

    What paper? Your notes from testing or a pool store print out?
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    Re: Calcium Hardness

    Testing. Myself, not the pool store, who needs them?!
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    Re: Calcium Hardness

    Just checking
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