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Thread: My TA is I need to adjust it higher?

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    Jul 2014
    Berks County, PA

    My TA is I need to adjust it higher?


    Just had a test at my pool store for a few reasons but mostly just to see how mine matches up with my Taylor kit. I came out to 100, they got 92. Anyway, they want me to add 11 lbs of TA increaser, with their recommended range being 125-150. Isn't that a bit higher than needed? I thought that where I am is fine. Should I bring it up a bit? This is a gunite pool.

    12,000 gal. Anthony IG pool; 3 ft. shallow end to 6 ft. deep end; Built 1989; Renovated July 2014 using a 10-part unexposed quartz plaster aggregate of 3 S-grade Blue, 3 S-grade Gray, 2 T-grade Blue, 2 T-grade Gray; Apollo VA-52 DE Filter; Hayward SP-2607X10 Super Pump 1-HP Single Speed; Jandy AE-Ti Heat Pump; Taylor K-2006 Test Kit

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    May 2015
    Pooler, GA

    Re: My TA is I need to adjust it higher?

    Stop listening to the pool store!

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    Tallahassee, FL

    Re: My TA is I need to adjust it higher?

    Here is what you need to read for being a TFP

    Pool School - ABCs of Pool Water Chemistry

    That tells you what your levels should be and how to get them there without going to the pool store.

    You did the right thing coming here to ask. Now you need to use and trust YOUR tests. The pool store is out to make money so..........

    Anything else we can help you with?

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