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    Sulfuric Acid

    Has anyone have any thoughts on how sulphuric acid is used in the control of pH and alkalinity in pools.
    8 K pool, cc 100 filter, Auto-Pilot SWG, 1 HP Whisper-Flo pump, in-ground gunite pool 9 yrs. old,solar heat and Pentair 250K heater.

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    Re: Sulfuric Acid

    Sulfuric acid can be used, much as muriatic acid is used, to lower PH. But in the long run sulfuric acid will eventually cause the sulfate level to get high, which can cause various minor problems. Because of that we recommend using muriatic acid.
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