sump outside

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    Hi I would to know your guys views on keeping a big sump outside in kzn.
     
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    Depends on where you are.
    What is your winter temperature
     
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    If you insulate it and give it a good lid I see no issues
    Seen a few sumps outside here in jozi
     
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    Even housed within small wooden Wendy house or tool shed. As long as it is enclosed and insulated.

    Bigger Wendy house and you got your own fish room... With space to put away all those empty drums, pipes, RO unit, salt mix drum...
     
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    Thanx guys
     

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