Can't get alkaline down , new plaster pool

Mcaveman

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Aug 28, 2016
56
Baltimore Md
#1
Diamondbrite day 6
ph6.8
alk 220
FAC 0


im afraid to add more muratic acid because ph is getting to low, I'm afraid to start adding bleach till I get ph and alkaline right.

what do I do?
 
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Mcaveman

Well-known member
Aug 28, 2016
56
Baltimore Md
#5
Ok doing it now and I'll report back tomorrow thanks
i have concentrated bleach from aldi is that ok? Says safe for HE on it

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Ok doing it now and I'll report back tomorrow thanks
i have concentrated bleach from aldi is that ok? Says safe for HE on it

and just double checking safe to add bleach to fresh diamondbrite pool right
 

Richard320

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Jan 6, 2010
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San Dimas, CA (LA County)
#6
Yes, okay to use ALDI bleach. As long as it doesn't say splashless or scented. Just dribble it into the return stream so it disperses fast. If you're really worried, reach for the pool brush immediately after and make a few swipes to set up some cross-currents.
 
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Mcaveman

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Aug 28, 2016
56
Baltimore Md
#7
Thanks for quick response I'll recheck tomorrow, I added bleach I'm going to let that circulate for a hour or so then I'll run waterfall all night