Recent content by debadair

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    Finding balance: High CH & TA after refill, PH keeps climbing

    Thanks for your responses! I suspect "testing error" accounts for the change in CH--I got a reading of 200 this morning. It *has* scaling issues and if I was going to be here long term, I think that actively trying to lower the TA would be worth it. As it is...I'm inclined to go with using...
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    Finding balance: High CH & TA after refill, PH keeps climbing

    Pool was recently refilled with (very hard) well water (long story). When I got back last week, “pool guy” said he “balanced and conditioned” it. I checked the chemistry Friday morning & got these numbers: TA 220 CH 170 PH: 7.6 FC 3.5 CC 0 CYA: <20 I’ve been checking it daily & adding liquid...