Recommended range and if high or low
with treatment to correct

If chlorine is low

If chlorine is high

If pH is low

If pH is high

If TA is low

If TA is high

If Cys is high

How to add pool stabiliser

How to remove metals from pool water

Early Warning Pool Test Strips

Dip and Match, it only takes 2 seconds - as quickly as dipping your toes into the pool water.

Free Chlorine

Total Alkalinity (TA)


Stabiliser (Cyanuric Acid/CYA)


Dip strip to a depth of 15cm for 2 seconds.

Shake once to remove excess water.

Hold strip upright and compare immediately with colour chart.

Read results in this order: Free Chlorine > Total Alkalinity > pH > Stabiliser

Avoid getting any moisture inside the bottle.

Close cap tightly after removing strip.

 For best results read in natural daylight.

Store in a cool dry place.