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Add acid in pool?

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Answered 2008-05-04 22:08:44

acid is added to a pool when alkalinity is too high. Take a sample of pool water to your pool shop and have it tested by them. they will tell you what is required.

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When should I add dry acid in my swimming pool?

You can add dry acid to your pool when your pH is above 7.8

How do you add acid in pool?

I use a five gallon bucket add some water then add acid and fill with more water while pool is circulating walk around pool pour in 3 to 4 spots .

How do you get your pH balance down in your pool?

add acid

Can you add muriatic acid and pool shock?

Yes you can the muriati acid is used to get the pools pH to between 7.2 and 7.6 then you can add the pool shock as per the instructions.

How do you lower pool acid?

Add potash. See your pool shop with a sample of your water and the size of your pool and he will give you what your pool requires.

If my pool has too much alkalinity what should you do?

add acid

In a salt water pool how do you lower akalinity?

Add acid

What do you add to lower the pH level in the pool?

Muriatic Acid lowers the pH level in a pool.

What pool chemicals do I add to restore balance to the pH of the pool?

To raise the pH of your pool you add soda ash (sodium carbonate). To lower the pH of your pool add muriatic acid (hydrochloric acid) or sodium bisulfate. You should always add chemicals with the pump running and check your levels again once the newly added chemicals have been circulated around the pool.

Can you add muriatic acid while the pool still has water in it and is it safe to swim in it after?

Yes, you are supposed to add it while there is water in the pool. Add with filter running near a return line. Add it slowly and if possible, brush the pool to help mix the acid. You can swim within 30-60 minutes.

How much muriatic acid in pool?

none until you add some

What do you add to a pool with high alkalinity and low chlorine levels?


Can't get pH down on salt pool?

add more acid

How do you raise the cyanuric acid level in pool water?

Add stabilizer.

How do you shock a pool using muriatic acid?

You can't! Muriatic acid (~32% HCL) will not add any free chlorine to the pool and will not function as a oxidizer (Shock).

If you have a high pH in your swimming pool what chemical would you add?

You'll need to add muriatic acid.

What can I use to bring up the chlorine level in my pool?

Add cyanuric acid or stabilizer to maintain the chlorine in the pool.

Why add hydrochloric acid to swimming pool?

Reduces alkalinity of swimming pool water (softens hard water)

How do you lower pH levels in a inground pool?

Add acid, Muriatic acid works best but Dry Acid is also used.

Why add hydrochloric acid to a pool?

Hydrochloric acid is most commonly known as muriatic acid and is used to lower pH in pools

How much muriatic acid in a 22oo gallon pool?

None until you add it.

Does metal conrol add cyanuric acid to swimming pool?

Most likely not.

How do raise the stabilizer level in your pool?

Add stabilizer aka cyanuric acid .

How do you reduce the level of cyanuric Acid?

Remove some water in container (10-20%) and add new water. example: pump water high in cyanuric acid out of a swimming pool and the add fresh water to the pool.

How long to wait to swim after adding hydrocloric acid to pool?

Acid dilutes very fast, add it to your pool (while running to help circulation) and you should be ready to swim in about 30min. Best way to add it is by using a 5gal bucket, fill it so that you have room to add the acid then walk around the pool pouring into the edges of the pool. This will keep from damaging your plaster especially if your pool has dark plaster or pebble tech plaster. Hope you found this helpful..