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Old 06-18-2013, 11:25 AM   #1
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What container do you use to store your water in?

i need a large container that stores 10, 15 or 20gal of water.
where can i find one that is safe to use? preferably cheap

will this work? http://www.walmart.com/ip/IRIS-Food-...-Dogs/20903109
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Old 06-18-2013, 12:54 PM   #2
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I use a plastic food grade drum that I found on craigslist , mine is 55 gallon with a screw on lid ( it had pickles in it )so I was able to clean it out really good and might be a little bigger than what you were looking for but they do also come in smaller sizes. Picked mine up for 10 dollars.
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Heavy duty plastic trash can like a Brute comes in several sizes. I even use one for a big sump.
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I use a 20 gallon Brute plastic can with lid for my water, and 2 food grade 5 gallon buckets to tote it to the tank. The Brute ran about $17, and the smaller buckets were about $5 each, all at Home Depot.
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i heard that only white cans are BPA free and safe to use. and what do you think of this container?---> IRIS Food Container - Walmart.com
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You can get 20 gallon Brute food grade containers.

FWIW, in the BRS videos, I've seen the standard grey containers at the receiving end of their RODI systems.
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Lol. thanks for the info
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I just use plastic trash cans. For a long time. Never considered they might leach something. Oh well, if it ain't broke...
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i heard that only white cans are BPA free and safe to use. and what do you think of this container?---> IRIS Food Container - Walmart.com
Those wheels wont take the weight of 20 gallons of water
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Those wheels wont take the weight of 20 gallons of water
I use two of those containers - one for filling and mixing - the other to pull out the water so I am removing and replacing the same amount.

I wheel them all around the apartment ~15 gallons
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