Black Poly Crate Tub: A versatile 32L container for hydroponics and storage
Black Poly Crate Tub is an Australian-made, light-blocking black plastic container designed for hydroponic reservoirs or storage crates. With its 32L capacity and sturdy lid, it serves as an excellent foundation for Deep Water Culture (DWC) when growing hydroponic plants. The plastic is of high quality and flexible, which allows for easy drilling and installation of uniseals and bulkheads.
Features and Benefits
- Light-blocking black plastic: Helps prevent the growth of algae by blocking out sunlight.
- Australian-made: Manufactured and tested for Australia's conditions, ensuring quality and performance.
- Sturdy lid: Provides a strong platform for DWC systems, supporting hydroponic plant growth.
- Multi-use: Ideal for a variety of applications, including hydroponic reservoirs and storage crates.
- Compatibility with uniseals and bulkheads: The flexible plastic allows for easy installation of tub outlets.
How to Use
- Choose the desired location for your Black Poly Crate Tub, ensuring it is on a stable, flat surface.
- Measure and mark the required spots for drilling holes if you are planning to use uniseals or bulkheads.
- Using a hole saw, carefully drill holes in the marked spots. The flexible yet durable plastic ensures clean, smooth cuts.
- Install uniseals or bulkheads in the drilled holes as required for your hydroponic reservoir or storage crate setup.
- Place the sturdy lid on top of the tub, creating a robust platform for your DWC hydroponic system.
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This versatile Black Poly Crate Tub is perfect for hobbyists and professionals who require a reliable container for hydroponic reservoirs, DWC systems, or storage crates. Its light-blocking properties and compatibility with uniseals and bulkheads make it an excellent choice for ensuring optimal conditions for plant growth and proper water management.
Notes from Aqua Gardening
- Always wear protective gear (gloves and goggles) when drilling holes into the Black Poly Crate Tub.
- Ensure that holes are drilled accurately, avoiding cracks or damage to the tub.
- Refer to your specific type of uniseal or bulkhead for proper installation instructions and requirements.
Australian made quality black poly tubs. The Poly Tubs and Lids can be drilled and cut without snapping or cracking. Please note, lids are sold separately to the tubs. You can purchase a lid here.
FAQsWhat are the benefits of light blocking black plastic in the 32L Black Poly Crate Tub?
A:The light blocking black plastic helps prevent algae growth, which can lead to better water quality and a cleaner environment for your plants.Is the Black Poly Crate Tub made in Australia?
A:Yes, the Black Poly Crate Tub is Australian made, ensuring high quality and local support.Can I use the Black Poly Crate Tub for Deep Water Culture (DWC) hydroponic systems?
A:Absolutely! The sturdy lid of the Black Poly Crate Tub makes it a strong platform for DWC when growing hydroponic plants.Are there any other uses for the Black Poly Crate Tub besides hydroponic reservoirs?
A:Yes, the Black Poly Crate Tub is multi-purpose and can be used for storage crates in addition to hydroponic reservoirs.What are the dimensions of the 32L Black Poly Tub?
A:The dimensions of the 32L black poly tub are 65cm (L) x 41cm (W) x 20cm (H).Can I fit the Black Poly Crate Tub with uniseals or bulkheads (tub outlets)?
A:Yes, the Black Poly Crate Tub can be fitted with uniseals and bulkheads as the plastic is flexible and easy to drill.Is it easy to cut holes into the Black Poly Crate Tub?
A:Yes, cutting holes into the Black Poly Crate Tub is easy using a hole saw, as the plastic is of high quality and flexible.
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