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You can't!

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

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Q: How do you shock a pool using muriatic acid?
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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.

Why do you need muriatic acid for your pool water?

Muriatic acid is used to reduce Ph

What are the ingredients for pool acid?

pool acid is made up of muriatic or hydrochloric acid that is it.

Why does the PH in my pool remain high even after using muriatic acid?

You probably didn't put enough acid in it.

Does muriatic acid effect salt level in pool?

Muriatic Acid does not change the salt reading or salt content of your pool. Muriatic acid is needed because salt system drive the pH upwards.

How do you lower a pool's pH?

muriatic acid

How long of a wait to shock a pool after adding muriatic acid?

It can be added right away as long as you add it at the opposite end of where you added the acid.

What is in liquid pool acid?

liquid pool acid is Muriatic acid or more commonly know as Hydrochloric acid (HCl)

Will muriatic acid lower pool water hardness?

Muriatic acid will not lower the Harness(calcium chloride)level in a swimming pool. Dilution is the only effective method to lower the calcium hardness level. Muriatic acid is used to lower the pH and total alkalinity of pool water.

Can you add muriatic acid to a pebble tec pool to maintain proper pH level or will it harm the pool?

Yes, you can use muriatic acid to control pH in a pebbletec pool. Added correctly (spread around the pool with circulation equipment operating) muriatic acid will not harm the pool. As a matter of fact muriatic or hydrachloric is the best thing to use but I suggest you dilute it 4 parts water 1 part acid for safety to you and your equipment

What chemicals do you use to clean your pool filters?

muriatic acid

How do you decrease the chlorine ppm in your pool?

Use muriatic acid.

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