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  1. Default kitty litter container/bottle safe for fish tank use?


    0 Not allowed!
    I have a big 5gal container that was used to hold kitty litter
    can i use this as a waterjug?
    ive been cycling my old water through it as i empty my tanks, but im wondering if i can use it to store freshwater to put into my tanks. im currently useing a lil 1gal pale :/

    there is no label on it, but i know it was used to store kitty litter... i think
    55gal - 9 otos, 2 fancy guppies, 15 feeder fish

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    0 Not allowed!
    I'm not too sure, but I would personally not chance it. You can get new unused 5 gal buckets at Home Depot for 5 or 6 bucks. Or go to a local Deli and see if they can give you a bucket that mayo or some other food came in. Just clean it out and you'll be good to go.


    55g African Cichlid tank -
    29g Community tank -

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    0 Not allowed!
    I personally wouldn't - you can go into a dollar store and get a 2.5gal bucket or a larger one as suggested above - the things I use for my tank haven't been previously touched by anything questionable - you never know and you don't want to find out it's not a good idea the hard way.
    46 gal fw tank with black skirt tetras, neon tetras, spotted corys, cherry barbs, otoclinus, snails & 4 amano shrimp - plastic & live plants
    5 gal QT
    Remember: Our job is to take care of the water our fish live in

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    0 Not allowed!
    I definitely, definitely agree. Some kitty litter has fragrances and junk that might be bad for the fishies... My personal fish buckets have never been used for anything but fish stuff.
    I hate hearing people say "it's only a $3/$5/$1 fish/shrimp, so it's ok if it dies, I can just get another." It's still an animal! All animals should be treated like they're worth $10,000.
    29 sw: Damsel, shrimpgoby, pistol shrimp, waspfish
    65 fw: Rummies, glowlight tetras, pencilfish, darters, ottos, f betta, goby, dwarf gourami, ninjas
    29 fw: Chili rasboras, pygmy cories, P. Gertrudae

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