I have a new pool and am doing my initial testing. I am not sure I am doing the TA test correctly. I have the test kit from Duraleigh on this site. I am using the 1" diameter clear vial and filling it to the 25 ml mark as instructed. I put in two drops of the 007 reagent and shook it. I then put in 5 drops of the green 008 reagent, as instructed. When I shake this mix it turns a very light green, but still transparent. I have then added up to 30 drops of the 009 reagent, and nothing happens. The test water remains a very light green. It is supposed to turn red at some time. Am I doing something wrong that it is never changing colors, or do I need to keep adding more than 30 drops?
When the instructions say the test water should turn green and then red, do they mean dark green and dark red, or just a slight shade of either, with the water still essentially transparent?
my ph is 7.2 and chlorine is around 5 -7 ppm. I havent tested anythingelse yet.