It can be used to remove rust stains caused by swarf or some metalic object lef laying in the pool. however if the rust is a result of reinforsement having come in cotact with the water No.
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. ...
Why use muriatic acid in swimming pool?
Muriatic acid is most commonly used in swimming pools to lower the swimming pools PH and to lower the pools alkalinity. You should use caution when working with muriatic acid. Not only can it stain your clothes, pool deck, etc, but if you inhale too much it can cause tissue damage. Always consult a professional when working with chemicals that you are not completely knowledgeable about, some swimming pool chemicals when mixed wrong can...
Asked in Home & Garden, Swimming Pools
How do you lower the alkilinity of a swimming pool?
You have to know what you are doing. The addition of muriatic acid lowers the pH and total alkalinity in swimming pools. ...
How do you add the muratiac acid for lowering the alk and also to remove the stains?
Muriatic acid added to the pool water will not remove stains from swimming pools. Unless you do an acid wash. Something that should be left to an experienced pool tech. Purchase a good test kit that will measure chlorine, pH, alkalinity and conditioner. This test kit will, after the initial test for pH and with a further test, give you amounts of muriatic acid to add to your particular size, in gallons, pool. K ...
Is PVC a good storage material for swimming pool muriatic acid?
not long term, I would be more inclined to go with polypropylene.
What is the acid you put in your pool?
That Acid is called Muriatic Acid. You put it in your swimming pool to lower the PH of the water. At lower PH Levels, the chlorine you use to sanitize the pool is more active, as a disinfectant. You MUST be careful not to put too MUCH Muriatic Acid in your pool! PH that is too low will create potentially deadly fumes, so test your water. Low pH is corrosive to plaster and metal pool parst. ...
Asked in Swimming Pools, Pool Care and Cleaning
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 ...
Asked in Chemistry, Acids and Bases, pH Levels
What is the ph of muriatic acid?
Muriatic acid, also known as hydrochloric acid, can be found in many common items, like household cleaners and swimming pool pH control products. The pH level of muriatic acid itself can fluctuate depending on its concentration and on the molarity of HCl in the aqueous solution, ranging anywhere from 0 to 7 on the pH scale....
Muriatic acid kill algae in swiming pool?
Muriatic acid will lower the Ph of the water in a swimming pool which may be helpful if the pH is too low, However the best way to kill algae in the pool is to try shocking it first and failing that get algaecide. as a last resort use a clarifier making sure you follow the instructions on the container. ...