confused about TA


Active member
Mar 31, 2012
i dont understand the "desired range" for testing for TA in the reccommended levels page in pool school it says 70-90+.......... what does that mean and where do i want it ? i tested mine and im at 140?????????


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Apr 1, 2007
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If your pool is nice and clear and you are not experiencing any pH swings, I would leave TA'll slowly drift down.

If you want to lower it anyway, there is an article in Pool School that describes it.


Active member
Mar 31, 2012
Butterfly said:
You could post a full set of test results for us to peruse for you.

Don't ask me why, some of us just like to help :-D
ok no prob here are my results

FC 6 ( have not added chlorine in over a week)
CC 0
PH 7.2
TA 140
CYA 38
water temp 74