large water tanks wanted

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  1. lydodd

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    Hi Guys

    I wanna try and breed malawi fish in the outdoors under a greenhouse effect enclosure.

    Problem i cannot find any of those fiberglass or plastic tanks the guys uses in their setups.I have seen them if you google african cichlid breeding facilities but cant find any in Cape Town.

    Does anybody know where i can look or perhaps have some looking for 20-30 of these units.

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  3. Henk Hugo

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    You are looking for food grade plastic flow bins.
     
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    Might be cheaper to build ponds bro... The prices of food grade flow bins are crazy!
     
  5. Firefly

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    Why not try smaller Jojo drums? A 750L could be cut in half and then used. Try a local auction-house for some second hand ones at a good price.
     
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    I used these all the time for my setup.
    Found them to be very useful.
     
  7. friedlandnam

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    Use bin-liners that they use in the grape industry.
     
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    or taupalin pools....like the koi show normally has.And they can be dismantled bcoz they assembled with pvc piping
     
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    I want to know what these are and who supplies them, photo taken in JHB - truck had not markings nor a number plate, tanks look like they connect via a drain pipe ...

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    They look like diesel storage tanks.
    They might just be temporary ones though used for testing diesel before being sold,we had a truck with similair tanks at our shop the other day.
    @OP,why not try making your own fiberglass tank and then just making some steel supports?
     
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