Recent content by sportspool

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    Difficulty increasing CH

    Ok so got reagents today to test the CH and it is 1200... wowza! Draining some of the water now and will watch how it comes down. Thanks for the feedback folks. Learning experience.
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    Difficulty increasing CH

    Thank you gentlemen. Was not aware about the limitations of the ColorQ. Wow. I have an old Taylor test kit that I’ll just get new reagents for the CH test. Thanks!
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    Difficulty increasing CH

    I am using a Lamotte ColorQ 11 and then generic strips to support those readings. I have been purchasing Calcium Hardness increase from Leslies. Several purchases over a six month period. Good idea to check product in a bucket. I have not done that but hard to believe they’ve all been bad. It...
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    Difficulty increasing CH

    Thank you. It was a new kit purchased this year, but I suppose I don’t know how old the reagents really are. I was trying to mitigate that risk with the additional testing with the separate strips. Both methods of testing validate the other readings. I suppose I will have to look at purchasing...
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    Difficulty increasing CH

    This is my first post but have been a lurker for years... TFP has been such a help over the last 6 years of pool ownership. So thankful for you all... ~20k gallon pool was replastered this past summer. PebbleSheen finish which is great... love it. Current readings: FC 3.5 TC 0.0 PH 7.7 TA 70...