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    Default Re: Increased Ph 8.0? Should I decrease and if so, how?

    Quote Originally Posted by cdingess View Post
    Last year I had the CL higher bout 10-12 and it smelled like bleach really bad! Everyone smelled like it as well. That's why I'm trying to stay on the lower end this season. Thanks for all your help.

    With CYA of 80 I wouldn't expect much smell if any from a FC level of 10-12. A strong smell usually means high CCs (combined chloromines). I suspect you had issues at that time.

    I maintain CYA at 80 and have never noticed much smell, if any, even with FC levels twice that (during a shock).
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    2 year old thread, Jim.

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