Black Rectangular Tub: Versatile and Durable Storage Solution

Upgrade your water and nutrient storage capabilities with our sturdy Black Rectangular Tubs, available in 160L and 220L sizes. These multifunctional tubs can even be repurposed as fish tanks if desired. While their walls may flex and bulge when completely filled, the flexible plastic construction ensures durability and resistance to cracking under water pressure. Please note that lids are not included, but suitable alternatives, such as corflute plastic with gaffa tape, can be utilised.

Features and Benefits

  • Durable material: Flexible plastic construction ensures longevity and resistance to cracking.
  • Two size options: Available in both 160L (86 x 64cm, by 36cm high) and 220L (86 x 64cm, by 50cm high) sizes to suit various storage needs.
  • Walls flex and bulge: Designed to endure water pressure when filled to capacity.
  • Versatile usage: Can be used for water and nutrient storage, or even as a fish tank.
  • No lid required: While lids are not included, alternative coverings such as corflute plastic with gaffa tape can be used to secure the tub.

How to Use

  1. Select the appropriate size (160L or 220L) according to your storage requirements.
  2. Place the tub on a flat surface with ample space for filling and access.
  3. Fill the tub with water, nutrients, or other desired contents, ensuring even distribution to minimise wall flexing.
  4. Should you require a cover, use an alternative such as corflute plastic with gaffa tape on one side to create a makeshift lid.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Our Black Rectangular Tubs are perfect for gardeners, hydroponic enthusiasts, and aquaponic hobbyists seeking a reliable and versatile water or nutrient storage solution. The adaptable design and durable construction make these tubs suitable for various storage needs within a range of environments, including greenhouses, indoor growing spaces or outdoor setups.


What are the potential uses for the Black Rectangular Tub?

The Black Rectangular Tub can be used for water and nutrient storage, and can even function as a fish tank if needed. Its strong and durable design allows for various uses within gardening and aquaponics setups.

Are the walls of the Black Rectangular Tub rigid or flexible?

The walls of the Black Rectangular Tub are designed to flex and bulge when filled completely. However, the flexible plastic material is strong enough to withstand water pressure without cracking.

What sizes are available for the Black Rectangular Tub?

There are two sizes available for the Black Rectangular Tub: 160L and 220L. The 160L Tub has dimensions of 86 x 64cm and is 36cm high, while the 220L Tub has dimensions of 86 x 64cm and is 50cm high.

Are there any lids available for the Black Rectangular Tub?

Currently, there are no specific lids available for the Black Rectangular Tub. However, you can use corflute plastic with gaffa tape down one side as a makeshift cover to protect your stored materials.

Can the Black Rectangular Tub be used outdoors?

Yes, the Black Rectangular Tub is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It has a strong and durable design which allows it to withstand various environmental conditions.

Is the Black Rectangular Tub easy to clean?

Yes, the smooth and non-porous surface of the Black Rectangular Tub makes it easy to clean. Simply use a mild detergent and water to remove any dirt or residue. Be sure to rinse the tub properly before using it with plants or aquatic animals.

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Dimensions: 0.86m (Length) x 0.64m (Width) x 0.50m (Height)

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