Where should I keep my pH?
In general we recommend you keep your pH between 7.8 to 8.2. This is the most efficient for chlorine consumption and maintenance. You can read more about how we balance by checking out the Hamilton Index.
How do I raise pH ?
To raise pH we recommend using Easy pH or if not available - Soda Ash (sodium carbonate). This will raise the pH more than the Total Alkalinity. You will need to perform a Base Demand test to accurately determine how much pH increaser you need. We ...
Cyanuric Acid, Chlorine, pH
Cyanuric Acid Cyanuric Acid is a very weak organic acid with the following chemical structure: [C(O)NH]3 It is triazine, consisting of a ring of 3 Cyanic Acid [CONH] molecules. The hydrogen atoms shift positions, causing the molecule to exist in 2 ...
How do I lower pH?
To lower pH we recommend using No Mor Muriatic Acid or - if not available - liquid acid. This will lower the pH strongly. We recommend a pH range of 7.8 to 8.2. Refer to the Hamilton Index for additional information. We also recommend first balancing ...
Why do I keep getting copper stains?
Copper stains can be coming from a number of places, including but not limited to: copper-based algaecides copper plumbing heat exchangers source water Also, an alkalinity above 100ppm is usually a factor. To prevent copper stains we recommend ...
Why do I keep getting iron stains?
Iron stains can be coming from a number of places, including but not limited to: well water fertilizer galvanized pipes soil run-off Also, an alkalinity above 100ppm is usually a factor. To prevent iron stains we recommend lowering your Total ...