What size of ATO container?

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Klems, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. Ibn

    Ibn Supporting Member

    Humidity in my office has been at a low of 22% (currently) to 40% today with temperatures at a low of 66° to 79°F for today for reference. ;)
     
  2. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    That's really not that much for ~50g tank. Makes it easier.


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  3. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Supporting Member

    Here's an ATO question, other than aesthetic, why wouldn't we just use a 5 gallon jug that we use to pick up RO? The mouth is large enough for a pump.
     
  4. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    It’s pretty much just the aesthetics. My ato is a 55 gallon barrel in my garage.
     
  5. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    That or they need to customize the fit for maximum capacity in their cabinet. I’m lucky also to have tons of space in the storage room behind the tank, so use a 44 gallon Brute.
     
  6. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    The main reason is if you don’t want to keep filling up that jug frequently.


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  7. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Supporting Member

    think I'm just getting a 5 gallon homer bucket (food safe) and lid from HD and drill holes for the hoses
     
  8. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

  9. Jeff Rehling

    Jeff Rehling Supporting Member

    Thanks Ashburn. So these would allow the hoses to just be pushed through and into the bucket and also to the sump?
     
  10. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    You will need two to tube, one for the bucket length and the other one to your sump or where ever you want the water to be, I used that for my homer and works great.


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