Need Help increasing pH. I just built an aerator based on yours.


New member
Jan 8, 2019
rio de janeiro
Hi everyone. Im new here.
Have pool for about 20 years but only now I want to get the correct chemistry

My pH wont raise. It is 5.8 for weeks.
I used pH+ (a lot) and it wont go up.
I buitl two aerators and now are already in use.

anything missing? my chlorine is fine but I cant measure TA yet. Will buy kit.


Gold Supporter
TFP Guide
Jul 21, 2013
Northern NJ
Welcome to TFP.

What do you use to chlorinate? If you use Trichlor pucks for chlorine then they are also adding acid which keeps your PH from rising.

What is your PH that you want to raise it?