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Thread: What's the best way to raise Alkalinity?

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    What's the best way to raise Alkalinity?

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    What's the best way to raise the alkalinity in my pool.. It is at a big fat 0!

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    Re: What's the best way to raise Alkalinity?

    Add baking soda. The pool calculator will tell you how much to add at http://www.poolcalculator.com
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    Re: What's the best way to raise Alkalinity?

    If your PH and TA levels are both very low, which happens nearly every time that TA is zero, you might want to use soda ash/washing soda/PH Up. It will raise both the PH and TA.
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