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Why did your pool water turn green immediately after adding pH plus?

Your pool water turned green immediately after adding pH Plus because the chemical had increased the pH level to high. You may need to adjust the alkalinity levels of the water using another pool chemical such as pH Minus of pH Alkalinity Plus.


How do you make a pool uncludy?

Test the water, then adjust your Ph to about 7.2. Then chlorinate.


Which do you adjust first pH or Alkalinity in your pool?

Adjust alkalinity first


How does rain affect the pH of pool water?

Well because rain is polluted water and the chlorine in the pool has a different pH level than the polluted water. Therefore, when it rains, the polluted water and the chlorine water combine and make a whole different solution or different pH level.


Should you shock pool water when pH reaches correct level?

No


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

Muriatic Acid lowers the pH level in a pool.


How do you Lower PH Level in pool water?

Add Muriatic acid to the water. CAREFULLY


What to do after HEAVY rain and salt settles to bottom of salt water pool?

Rain-water is fresh so will try to sit on top of the denser brine, not sink, if left alone, but the pool use and the filters will mix the water and the salinity overall will fall. Adjust the water-level if necessary, test the salinity, pH etc, and adjust the chemicals as required.


Will a high pH level in a swimming pool harm you?

The water will irritate your skin.


How can someone check the water Ph level in a pool?

You can check the water Ph level in a pool by using specially designed test strips. You can purchase these strips at most major retail chains such as Walmart, Target, or Sears.


Can the elevated Ph level in a salt water pool cause you to itch?

The salt itself in a salt water pool can cause itching


Can you swim after pool is cleaned of algae?

After your pool is clear again, test the Ph of the water. You can purchase a test kit at your local pool or home and garden supply store. When the Ph of the water is at a safe level, you can dive in.


What is the pH level for water in a swimming pool?

pH range for swimming pools is normally between 7.2 and 7.6


What does pH mean in pool testing?

pH measures the level of acidity or basicity in the water. Should be 7.2-7.8


Can you lower Ph level in above ground pool with borax?

No. You can raise the PH level in your pool with Borax. I use it.


What is the hp level of the water in a properly maintained swimming pool?

The proper pH level is 7.2-7.5


How do you lower pH level in pool?

You can lower the PH level by using this stuff called PH Down. Go to a local pool store and ask about it.


How do you adjust pH level in fresh water lake?

You can add powdered lime or wood ash, depending on how you're trying to adjust it.


Can baking soda lower the pH level in my pool?

No it will raise the pH level. You would use it if your pool was too acidic.


How do you raise pH level in salt water pool?

Can't beat baking soda!


How does hard water affect the use and maintenance of a salt water pool?

You just have to watch you pH and alkalinity levels and adjust at least weekly.


How does the pH level affect a pool?

pH is the comfort level of the water. The pH level of water ranges from 0-14. 7 being neutral. Too high pH and the chlorine becomes less active, too low pH and the water is acidic. Keep your pH between 7.6-7.8 and you'll be fine.Good luckRobert


What is swimming pool buffer?

Swimming pool buffer is a type of chemical treatment used to adjust the pH balance of the water. It helps to maintain proper water conditions which are ideal for swimming.


How much chlorine bleach would you need to treat 5000 gallons of pool water?

To shock the pool, about a gallon. To just chlorinate, a quarter gallon, then measure the chlorine level with an OTO test kit. Keep the chlorine level between 1-3 PPM, and the pH at 7.2. You can adjust pH with plain old baking soda if the pH is too low, or add a little muriatic acid if the pH is too high.


Why does pool water pH keep rising unless acid is added?

The source of your water that you add into the pool will increase the PH level. Also the chemicals you might be using will also do the same thing. Any chemical that may have Sodium in it will increase the level.


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