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PostPosted: 2005.04.04(Mon)20:13    Post subject: Kitty litter bucket for water changes Reply with quote

Seeing as I have four bettas (6 gals combined) and 2 ghost shrimp (1/2 gal) in tanks that need 100% changes twice a week and no container large enough to keep water in I was thinking of using one of the many Tidy Cats plastic litter buckets I have.

The two larger tanks I have are taking their sweet time cycling and the water changes are getting to be a royal pain when I have to do it 1/2 gallon at a time which takes all day to change 4 tanks and one 'bowl'.

Is there any harm in doing this?
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PostPosted: 2005.04.04(Mon)20:57    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not as long as you rinse it very well. I use an old 5g bucket that used to hold flake food that my lfs gave me. For my 5g tanks though I use smaller containers like empty plastic litter buckets.
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PostPosted: 2005.04.07(Thu)16:21    Post subject: Reply with quote

How funny, I use those all over the house. My mop bucket, my coral carrying bucket to the local reefclub meetings. I raise pomacea bridgesii's and take them to the LFS's in those also. On my reef, I did use one for a kalkwasser resevoir to drip from but had to upgrade to a 30 gallon size for that. Great free buckets.
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