How much muriatic acid should be put in a pool?

Answer Muriatic acid is added to pools to lower ph, which should be between 7.4 and 7.6. Two-and-a-half to 3 oz. of muriatic acid should be added for every thousand gallons of water for a pool that has a ... Read More »

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Should you run your swimming pool pump after adding muriatic acid or turn it off and if you turn it off for how long?

Answer If you are adjusting pH, add acid by spreading it around the pool with filter pump ON. Leave pump run for a couple of hours after adding acid. If you attempting to adjust Alkalinity, add aci... Read More »

Is muriatic acid for pool cleaning?

Pool owners use muriatic acid to lower the pH of the swimming pool, which affects the effectiveness of chlorine for cleaning purposes. Chlorine is not as effective in highly alkaline water.Referenc... Read More »

How do I add muriatic acid to an above ground pool?

Measurement of Muriatic AcidMeasure 1 1/4 oz. of muriatic acid per 1,000 gallons of pool water into a glass measuring cup. This dose will lower the pH of the swimming pool water from 7.7 or 7.8 pH ... Read More »

Can you use muriatic acid to clean swimming pool filters?

%REPLIES% Answer YES. USE ABOUT TWO PARTS WATER ONE PART ACID. LET THEM SOAK FOR A FEW HOURS THEN RINSE. Answer Muriatic acid can be used to clean filters, HOWEVER there is a proper sequence to cle... Read More »