This high quality 55-gallon drum is black in color and comes with a solid cover and bolt ring closure. It is perfect for use as a reservoir for larger hydroponic systems, even more so if the you drill the cover for tubing connections and/or cut out a port for adding nutrients, testing pH, etc.
- 55 gallon nominal capacity
- 57 gallon actual capacity
- 2.2 mm minimum wall thickness
- Weight: 25 3/4 lbs
- Height: 36 1/2"
- Top diameter: 23"
- Bottom diameter: 22 1/4"
- Food grade
- Made of high molecular weight HDPE
How often should I change the hydroponic nutrient solution in my reservoir?
To ensure optimal nutrient availability and freshness, change reservoir solutions completely every 1 to 2 weeks. If needed, top off low reservoir levels with 1/4 strength nutrient solution or plain water.