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    Increasing pH

    Hi all. Thanks for the suggestions! Exceptionally helpful! I never really realized it before, but the return water valve is a Jandy valve. I turned it so roughy 50/50 returns to the jacuzzi and pool. This was enough so the jacuzzi return doesn't pull air fast enough to aspirate, so its a gentle...
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    Increasing pH

    No. Taylor test kit for this. The strip kit's pH seems way off from the taylor kit, but believe the phenol red liquid test kit results.
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    Increasing pH

    I've not tested the fill water except for pH (~7.2) and Ca (300ppm). Its a timed pump operation. Just a pump intake at the vacc and simmer, through the filters, then return with aeration into spa and spill over back into the main pool. Filter on at 9AM- Off 5PM. Don't have the option to...
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    Increasing pH

    Hi All! Have a curious situation with the pH steadily increasing in my pool. First...details: Gunite / in-ground 15000 gallon pool. Built/installed in the mid '80s (came with the house we bought!) Attached jacuzzi with return water that spills back into the main pool CYA = 50ppm. TA = 70ppm...
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    Using Taylor's R-0867 Deox reagent in a K-2005 kit

    Multiple reasons. Primarily because we want to be able to swim in the pool 1-2 hours after shocking. I also want to avoid Cal-Hypo since our CH is very, very high.
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    Using Taylor's R-0867 Deox reagent in a K-2005 kit

    New here! First post! I hope someone can help me. We've got the Taylor K-2005 "Complete" test kit (rebranded by Leslie's Pools) that utilizes the DPD test kit for FC and TC. I want to shock our pool using monopersulfate, but its clear that MPS can interfere with the TC reagent, giving an...