Can't get my ph below 7.8

pitmanr2003

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May 21, 2010
143
Re: Cant get my alkalinity down enough

Have u been to pool school and read it. Realy helped me. I think muratic acid works better than oh down.
 

JasonLion

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Welcome to TFP!

You probably aren't using enough acid. Muriatic acid is the best thing to use to lower PH. Dry acid/PH Down is alright to use, but it is more expensive and you need larger quantities.

If you post a full set of test results we can give you more detailed feedback.
 

pitmanr2003

Well-known member
May 21, 2010
143
you cant get it down. I cant get mine to come up. lol. lets split water. lol. I have been aerating for 3 days and it wont move above 7.2. i gave up. if it aint broke im not fixing it :) everything else is in check!
 

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