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I check my automatic waterer daily. I just flush it with fresh water and wipe it out.
1/5/2009 10:34:08 PM
As soon as it is dirty or shows any signs of slim
1/5/2009 10:09:48 PM
I also add a very small amount of bleach to the waterer. The clorox co. can give you a safe amt.
1/5/2009 9:57:07 PM
Keep a kitchen long handled vegetable brush clipped to the feed cart.
1/5/2009 6:50:48 PM
Although smaller tanks need cleaning every other day
1/5/2009 4:40:09 PM
baking soda in H20 to cut acidity-it stays cleaner. I scrub w/vinegar.
1/5/2009 4:25:11 PM
The fish keep them clean!
1/5/2009 3:45:20 PM
complete scrubbing monthly, skimming daily. I put gold fish in my trough.
1/5/2009 3:20:33 PM
dish scrub brush or toilet bowl cleaning brush both work great
1/5/2009 3:19:30 PM
I find hay is the best way to give the trough a good clean
1/5/2009 3:15:03 PM
Use an old, plastic bristle brush to scrub it out
1/5/2009 2:25:08 PM
Use a new toilet bowl brush to get in the corners without back strain.
1/5/2009 11:48:27 AM
1/5/2009 11:23:00 AM
Twice a day
1/5/2009 10:55:34 AM
We powerwash all the troughs and buckets, works great and is fast.
1/5/2009 10:54:31 AM
don't use them.have in the past & spent alot of time repairing it
1/5/2009 9:41:31 AM
My troughs aren't automatic but I just tip them, scrub and refill when algae shows.
1/5/2009 12:42:39 AM
dump and rinse almost daily, scrub as needed
1/4/2009 11:37:32 PM
Vinegar and baking soda are two safe cleaning products to use with a good sturdy scrub brush.
1/4/2009 9:41:23 PM
putty knives work really good to scrape tank walls from algae
1/4/2009 8:49:23 PM
I use a spaghetti strainer to do a quick clean of hay, etc. from the bucket too.
1/4/2009 6:01:36 PM
If you keep large barrel of water add apple cider viniger, a splash and no green gunk will grow
1/4/2009 4:58:42 PM
Rinse with bleach to kill algie
1/4/2009 2:57:39 PM
carrying a sponge with you helps clean the mechanism. the more often you clean it, the easier it is!
1/4/2009 10:39:42 AM
Summer time, I dump tak and clean every other day. Winter, every month. Use a fishtank net
1/4/2009 10:06:53 AM
I made mine into a balanced pond, complete with fish and bacteria. It's been clean for a year now.
1/4/2009 5:48:29 AM
Put in a few drops of bleach to keep the water clean in a large trough.
1/3/2009 11:19:30 PM
A nice BIG sponge
1/3/2009 10:37:30 PM
Adding Goldfish to a standard water trough works great! they keep algea and scum to a minimum!
1/3/2009 7:50:28 PM
capful of bleach and a stiff brush
1/3/2009 6:37:25 PM
toilet scrub brush, paint scraper and power washer
1/3/2009 5:26:16 PM
1/3/2009 4:31:46 PM
Clean them daily when weather permits but right now we're a -o temps.
1/3/2009 3:15:55 PM
I use a heavy-duty car wheel brush.
1/3/2009 1:12:36 PM
scrub with short bristled nylon scrub brush
1/3/2009 12:35:25 PM
Gold fish prevent mosquito larvae and reduce algae - use a fish tank siphon to remove what's left
1/3/2009 12:17:15 PM
We had put goldfish in there once.We have horses that paw and splash though.Helped alittle.
1/3/2009 10:58:37 AM
Use small amount of bleach weekly
1/3/2009 9:20:42 AM
usually twice a week
1/3/2009 8:20:57 AM
I use copper sulfate, sold as an algae growth inhibitor for ponds, to prevent algae in outdoor tanks
1/3/2009 7:51:04 AM
Invest in a scrub brush.
1/3/2009 6:41:11 AM
Use gloves, brush, bleach, dish soap. scrub & rinse well. refill.
1/2/2009 9:35:07 PM
It turns out to be about every other day
1/2/2009 9:09:40 PM
I use a 6 liter concrete tub Cooler with soil copper deficiencies, place copper bars in tub .
1/2/2009 5:26:59 PM
Works toilet bowl cleaner -- keep toughs looking like new!
1/2/2009 4:11:08 PM
at least weekly or more often if dirty
1/2/2009 2:47:55 PM
daily or every other day
1/2/2009 1:28:16 PM
1/2/2009 12:31:08 PM
toilet scrubb brush, get a long handled one and save your back!
1/2/2009 11:35:05 AM
toilet bowl brushes work great with a splash of bleach. Rinse well..
1/2/2009 11:20:55 AM
I put a flip-down lid on my 100 gal tanks and put a few goldfish in to eat any algae.
1/2/2009 10:52:00 AM
Use a power washer on large troughs
1/2/2009 10:28:23 AM
It's much easier to accomplish in WY in the summer. Below 0 temps make this very difficult.
1/2/2009 9:28:27 AM
toilet brush (dedicated to water tanks) and bleach when needed
1/2/2009 9:23:38 AM
usually 2 - 3 times / week because of one messy mare making troughs badly dirty
1/2/2009 9:20:37 AM
swish around water level of trough with toilet brush, also add apple cider vinegar to water
1/2/2009 8:41:06 AM
weekly or more often if they are dirty sooner
1/2/2009 7:05:59 AM
clean water healthy horse
1/2/2009 2:49:48 AM
dump and fill twice a week but am lazy and only scrub once
1/2/2009 2:00:30 AM
or have debris or algae
1/2/2009 2:00:15 AM
Instead of 1 big trough I keep 2 mediums for my drafts so I can scrub out weekly.
1/1/2009 11:40:44 PM
Weekly in summer,monthly in winter. Scrub w/brush, rinse, refill.
1/1/2009 11:37:29 PM
In the summer I clean the troughs weekly, in the winter, its closer to monthly or longer.
1/1/2009 11:35:59 PM
Use a toilet cleaning brush & vigorously brush the sides to get all the scum eleviated
1/1/2009 11:11:14 PM
brush and shop vac work wonders
1/1/2009 11:00:21 PM
1/1/2009 10:27:22 PM
Every day or two in summer, 3 to 4 days in winter
1/1/2009 10:00:36 PM
avoid direct sunlight,especially in summer...slows down the "greenies" :')
1/1/2009 9:45:49 PM
usually 1X a month in winter, every week in summer
1/1/2009 9:22:55 PM
I use a small (1 gal.) wet/dry vac.
1/1/2009 8:16:40 PM
Leave a little bit of the dirty water in the trough to clean it with, and dump it out with the slime
1/1/2009 8:05:01 PM
1/1/2009 8:00:32 PM
1/1/2009 7:42:54 PM
Pick out hay from waters daily and change water once a week in the winter twice a week in the summer
1/1/2009 7:28:40 PM
Empty, clean with bleach and a brush, rinse well and fill.
1/1/2009 6:31:35 PM
keep fish in the trough
1/1/2009 6:10:18 PM
Talk someone else into doingit for you
1/1/2009 5:49:15 PM
Scub with long handled scrub brush daily,dump h20 also would you like to drink dirty h20?
1/1/2009 5:43:43 PM
continual flow spring fed water trough does not get very dirty
1/1/2009 5:19:25 PM
Although in summer it's as often as necessary, sometimes daily
1/1/2009 5:07:35 PM
outside tanks weekly, indoor buckets every other day. splash of mint mouthwash invites drinking
1/1/2009 4:45:21 PM
Keep a (clean) toilet brush near the hydrant; scrub buckets before refilling.
1/1/2009 4:43:51 PM
I don't have water troughs, but the water buckets are cleaned at least once daily
1/1/2009 4:33:19 PM
sometimes more often during the summer
1/1/2009 4:20:34 PM
more often in the warmer months
1/1/2009 4:14:45 PM
Every 2-3 days in summer. Less often in winter.
1/1/2009 3:24:57 PM
Use a bottle brush around float and angles; bleach inside 1 to 2x summer/rinse REALLY well
1/1/2009 3:16:51 PM
I check mine everyday as I have often found dead birds in it. I don't rely on the stable's help
1/1/2009 3:03:19 PM
The birds always bathe in Bri's water!!!! LOL!!!!
1/1/2009 2:57:05 PM
Don't have automatic waterers
1/1/2009 2:50:40 PM
I can't clean them in the winter, unfortunately. Put a capful of bleach in the tank to reduce algae.
1/1/2009 2:48:58 PM
bleach wash and rinse
1/1/2009 2:33:52 PM
weekly in winter;daily in summer
1/1/2009 12:35:45 PM
When they look dirty or season pending. I get slime in my buckets, so sometimes 2-3 times a week in
1/1/2009 11:36:01 AM
Depends. If bird poop or mud in it, daily or as needed.
1/1/2009 11:09:08 AM
I prefer white vinegar to clean. It also helps with algae problems if not rinsed completely.
1/1/2009 11:06:23 AM
summer use clorox.. also will soak in Vinegar to remove any lime scale kills 99% bacteria & fungus
1/1/2009 9:39:08 AM
water buckets are cleaned daily
12/31/2008 11:08:38 PM
don't have them
12/31/2008 6:53:25 PM
Scoop daily with an aquarium net. Dump and clean weekly.
12/31/2008 6:11:48 PM
It's easier to keep them clean rather than to clean them!
12/31/2008 6:08:59 PM
use 4 Bar-Bar-A waterers, 2 troughs
12/31/2008 5:57:58 PM
At the least weekly, in the summer every 2-3 days.
12/31/2008 5:56:52 PM
toilet bowl brush works great for scrubbing.
12/31/2008 5:34:16 PM
Dump 100 gal tanks weekly clean with bleach. In winter solar tanks are great alternate to deicer ele
12/31/2008 5:07:30 PM
rinse the soap or javex out before filling with water
12/31/2008 5:04:35 PM
probably not often enough, but have had no ill effects
12/31/2008 4:22:05 PM
everytime the trough has any hay, dirt, etc. I'm obsessive about it!
12/31/2008 4:21:16 PM
bleach for algae, paint scraper, power nozzle, scrub brush, elbow grease
12/31/2008 4:17:17 PM
summer every other day
12/31/2008 4:06:07 PM
I keep a long handled brush from the dollar store by every waterer makes cleaning easy
12/31/2008 3:55:01 PM
No way I'm cleaning it at -40F!!!!
12/31/2008 3:48:47 PM
I use buckets.
12/31/2008 3:31:21 PM
weekly,100gal tank, even in winter with sub-zero temps
12/31/2008 3:29:10 PM
2-5x/week depending on need
12/31/2008 3:21:10 PM
I try to clean it every couple of weeks, but sometimes that doesn't happen...
12/31/2008 3:08:09 PM
A little baking soda to help clean and get rid of any odors.
12/31/2008 2:28:02 PM
I spray the bottom and sides of the trough with Clorox, scrub with a brush and rinse before filling.
12/31/2008 1:53:54 PM
Twice weekly or more if the heat is causing algae growth
12/31/2008 1:41:43 PM
I usually clean more often in the summer when the water around the trough dries up faster.
12/31/2008 1:26:27 PM
Sometimes twice a day since we have pigeon problem in our barn and they sometimes poop in the water
12/31/2008 1:23:06 PM
god bless automatic waterers in winter! checked & dumped or scrubbed daily.
12/31/2008 12:54:04 PM
Weekly or sooner if dirty.
12/31/2008 12:37:26 PM
scrub brushes with stainless bristles along with plastic ones. Also, super tuff scrubber pads.
12/31/2008 12:36:18 PM
more often in summer, less in winter
12/31/2008 12:20:17 PM
Keep gold fish in the troughs to eliminate bugs and larvae.
12/31/2008 11:59:57 AM
clean w/vinegar, add cider vinegar to water to keep algea at bay
12/31/2008 11:59:07 AM
16 gal heated buckets, dumped strubbed daily
12/31/2008 11:57:44 AM
water and scrub brush
12/31/2008 11:39:36 AM
Actually twice weekly
12/31/2008 11:35:34 AM
A little hay to act as a brush and they come out sparkly clean
12/31/2008 11:23:36 AM
Strain water on a daily basis, clean troughs every 4-6 months with white vinegar
12/31/2008 11:11:10 AM
short handled brush (started life as a hoof brush) works well.
12/31/2008 10:56:58 AM
Add a quart of white vinegar to the trough, let it stand a while, then scrub to remove mold deposits
12/31/2008 10:50:27 AM
summertime - they are generally scrubbed twice a week - in the winter 1 every week or two
12/31/2008 10:46:41 AM
A long handled brush gets the algae off the bottom.
12/31/2008 10:32:28 AM
12/31/2008 10:30:11 AM
Usually at least once a week Spring-Fall, Winter as weather permits.
12/31/2008 10:28:40 AM
don't have to use them, we have pasture horses and they drink from a spring
12/31/2008 10:27:04 AM
Keep a small brush nearby and use dirt or sand as an abrasive for better results.
12/31/2008 10:09:31 AM
12/31/2008 9:57:15 AM
I use small clorine tablet pieces in my troughs to keep them "fresh" especially in summer in Florida
12/31/2008 9:56:49 AM
For troughs, a pressure washer, bleach rinse
12/31/2008 9:53:05 AM
In winter I clean electric buckets daily, summer I use barley straw bags in outside troughs.
12/31/2008 9:51:51 AM
'Toilet' scrub brush (dedicated only to water trough) are fantastic for big troughs
12/31/2008 9:51:03 AM
Every three days. Dump and scrub
12/31/2008 9:40:19 AM
several times daily
12/31/2008 9:23:49 AM
every other day or so when they get a little dirty
12/31/2008 9:21:52 AM
Varies, far more in the summer than in the winter!
12/31/2008 9:20:03 AM
use soap & sponge to clean out tub, rinse thoroughly & refill
12/31/2008 9:16:37 AM
bought a scrub brush at the dollar store, makes cleaning the pasture water quick.
12/31/2008 8:44:38 AM
Done often it's easy. Let go - it's a chore.
12/31/2008 8:42:28 AM
No water trough, just 2 5 gallon buckets that are cleaned daily
12/31/2008 7:46:46 AM
power washer works great for troughs
12/31/2008 7:31:53 AM
Scrub buckets out with a brisle brush and a solution of clorex, I've done this for several years
12/31/2008 7:24:48 AM
goldfish seem to help keep down the algae and live through the winter
12/31/2008 7:16:24 AM
a handful of hay
12/31/2008 4:27:27 AM
the more often u do it, the less dirty they are
12/31/2008 2:49:13 AM
At least weekly in winter, everyday in summer.
12/31/2008 2:29:32 AM
Some of our horses always have filthy water, others stay crystal clear
12/31/2008 1:00:58 AM
spray bottle of bleach & toilet brush for trough
12/31/2008 12:44:47 AM
daily rinse of buckets with weekly scrub
12/31/2008 12:44:01 AM
More often in summer
12/31/2008 12:10:11 AM
For years we used a brush. Using a Scotch Brite pad works so much better!
12/30/2008 11:40:58 PM
I use vinegar to get rid of the algae, then rinse well with water
12/30/2008 11:18:17 PM
everytime they are filled
12/30/2008 10:50:49 PM
a toilet brush and elbow grease
12/30/2008 10:36:54 PM
At least once daily!
12/30/2008 10:32:33 PM
Lots of elbow grease behind that scrubber!
12/30/2008 10:18:52 PM
When algae is too far out of control or water is murky.
12/30/2008 10:14:55 PM
at least weekly and when they look dirty.
12/30/2008 9:53:36 PM
Get a fish-net and scoop out algae!
12/30/2008 9:52:08 PM
clean trough 1x wk.Winter- when needed (-0 C="Greeblies" don't grow!
12/30/2008 9:49:02 PM
During the hot months, I clean every other day with a bleach solution
12/30/2008 9:43:06 PM
I add a cup of clorax to my 200 gal outside waterers
12/30/2008 9:41:05 PM
12/30/2008 9:33:13 PM
cleanned every couple of days usually
12/30/2008 9:31:23 PM
I use bleach and scrub the scum off with a brush in the summer. In the Winter I just dump and rinse
12/30/2008 9:29:38 PM
twice weekly in the summer
12/30/2008 9:25:21 PM
Snow is a wonderful, free and non-toxic cleaner to scrub with!
12/30/2008 9:03:55 PM
diluted bleach + broom to scrub, rinse well
12/30/2008 9:02:03 PM
LITTLE CLOROX BLEACH IN HOT WATER AND VINAGER ALSO WITH SODA
12/30/2008 9:01:38 PM
In the summer I put gold fish and a bottom feeder in the trough.
12/30/2008 9:01:28 PM
diluated vinegar or bleach makes them stay cleaner longer
12/30/2008 8:57:08 PM
daily for smaller buckets in warm weather, 2-3 days for larger tubs and cold weather
12/30/2008 8:49:10 PM
I keep goldfish in the trough to help keep it clean. Buckets get cleaned about twice a month.
12/30/2008 8:48:09 PM
large trough capable of staying fresh if foreign matter is removed.
12/30/2008 8:44:16 PM
use a scrub brush to help keep them clean
12/30/2008 8:40:22 PM
I use a pool skimmer which works fantastic and I highly recommend it.
12/30/2008 8:26:24 PM
I hang a large scrubby pad on the post by each water tank for a quick scrub anytime
12/30/2008 8:17:45 PM
bleach spayed on it cleans germs rince and refill
12/30/2008 8:00:21 PM
a few drops of bleach helps keep heated buckets clean and fresh
12/30/2008 7:53:44 PM
Check daily, empty completely every other day.
12/30/2008 7:44:58 PM
Use a kitchen strainer to remove bugs & leaves.
12/30/2008 7:43:28 PM
I've seen them drink manure soaked water in puddles, I don't obsess over cleaning too often
12/30/2008 7:27:34 PM
cheap goldfish keep bugs out and slime down.they live in cold water, they make it thru winters
12/30/2008 7:24:03 PM
Butterfly nets make good debris scoopers between cleanings
12/30/2008 7:11:54 PM
More than once a week during the hot weather.They need clean,fresh water
12/30/2008 7:10:53 PM
baleing twine makes a great srurb brush then you toss it when you are done...
12/30/2008 7:10:07 PM
clean with bleach then rinse well
12/30/2008 6:38:21 PM
I use a scrub brush each time, & leave emtey for a day then fill up in evening ( sun kills algie )
12/30/2008 6:34:58 PM
It depends on the weather and the temps--more often in summer, less in winter
12/30/2008 6:29:27 PM
We dump buckets into a wheelbarrow & brush the buckets
12/30/2008 6:28:43 PM
water troughs when they need it, auto water every day
12/30/2008 6:26:35 PM
automatic, but less frequent in the winter
12/30/2008 6:26:02 PM
Every time I fill the water tank, I clean it. Sieve it daily
12/30/2008 6:25:46 PM
1 tablespoon of bleach & a gallon ow water for each & wash with a clean toilet brush
12/30/2008 6:25:31 PM
alot more cleaning in the summer; use copper sulfate to help control algae growth
12/30/2008 6:20:20 PM
I clean them every three days
12/30/2008 6:10:43 PM
I figure my pony like clean fresh water like I do!
12/30/2008 6:02:12 PM
I have water buckets in each stall & scrub them down 2x month, rinse daily.
12/30/2008 6:00:49 PM
Don't like automatic waterers because you cannot really know how much an animal is drinking.
12/30/2008 5:40:54 PM
brush out with a little chlorine bleach
12/30/2008 5:39:06 PM
little bleach and a rag scrub swish out till looks and smells freash
12/30/2008 5:36:44 PM
I added 3 goldfish to the tank in the spring, so the buildup of "grungus" is kept to a minimum.
12/30/2008 5:35:29 PM
In summer I pour a little bleach into the open toughs to slow alge growth.
12/30/2008 5:35:07 PM
when I do not have a scrub brush handy, a handful of long grass scrubs effectively
12/30/2008 5:34:04 PM
skin out debris with an aquarium net
12/30/2008 5:33:10 PM
I clean my mare's water bucket every two days. Our barn does troughs spring and fall.
12/30/2008 5:25:17 PM
water trough is cleaned daily
12/30/2008 5:14:47 PM
Daily for 6 gallon and bi-weekly for larger pasture waters
12/30/2008 5:09:35 PM
Every time I refill the trough, and I only use a trough big enough to last a horse a few days
12/30/2008 5:07:31 PM
Twice a day cleaning for the insulated water buckets.
12/30/2008 5:03:03 PM
I use small waterers that require daily filling.
12/30/2008 5:02:30 PM
I use AVC to clean them. then add 1 cup to big troughs and 1/4 cup to the 20 gallon tubs
12/30/2008 4:59:42 PM
A good scrub brush usually does it, if not I add a little bleach and rinse thoroughly.
12/30/2008 4:59:30 PM
buckets daily, 250gallon troughs monthly
12/30/2008 4:54:26 PM
Use a couple of capfuls of bleach and scrub,rinse well.
12/30/2008 4:50:36 PM
depends on the weather, the hotter, the more they need cleaned.
12/30/2008 4:44:42 PM
12/30/2008 4:38:32 PM
Clorox and water to clean
12/30/2008 4:33:06 PM
Usually just water & brush, occas. bleach & little dish detergent
12/30/2008 4:28:18 PM
Every 5 days or when they look dirty. If only they would quit spitting in them...
12/30/2008 4:25:22 PM
weekly at a minumim, usually more in the summer when the algae grows
12/30/2008 4:25:11 PM
Use ind. barrels; dump/rinse/fill daily in summer, twice weekly in winter, wash/bleach weekly
12/30/2008 4:14:53 PM
If you dump and lightly scrub everyday, they never get really dirty
12/30/2008 4:10:04 PM
clean water, healthy horse
12/30/2008 4:08:28 PM
Have three water troughs, Fresh water flows into them constantly. One is in sun and is cleaned weekl
12/30/2008 4:07:44 PM
Use an electric water pump. Put one hose into the waterer. Put the other hose into a floor drain.
12/30/2008 4:06:20 PM
spot of copper sulfate and an anchored horse ball or basket or volleyball help to keep tank fresher
12/30/2008 4:02:06 PM
At least weekly, usually every few days; when dirt and food debris collects in it.
12/30/2008 4:01:10 PM
In door buckets every day outside 100 gal troughs as needed
12/30/2008 3:55:36 PM
Buckets are dumped daily for fresh water and both bucket and troughs are cleand weekly
12/30/2008 3:54:59 PM
Baking Soda does a great job, eliminates odors also.
12/30/2008 3:53:10 PM
Stock with goldfish
12/30/2008 3:50:19 PM
Generally I do this weekly, although depending on weather it sometimes is longer than that.
12/30/2008 3:49:23 PM
you can always clean with a handful of hay, then rinse
12/30/2008 3:41:22 PM
keep bottle of nontoxic cleaner and brush right there.
12/30/2008 3:37:43 PM
power washer works the best!
12/30/2008 3:33:13 PM
Clean them when they need it!!!
12/30/2008 3:33:12 PM
placing gold fish in stock tanks will help keep it clean & free of insect larvae
12/30/2008 3:27:25 PM
If the water tub is dirty, it gets cleaned and bleached. They don't go more than 4 days.
12/30/2008 3:26:32 PM
In the stall, daily. In the paddocks, weekly or as needed (they're checked 1x day).
12/30/2008 3:25:48 PM
12/30/2008 3:23:31 PM
An Aquarium filtration system works wonders!
12/30/2008 3:21:56 PM
my horse won't drink if she doesn't have fresh water everyday
12/30/2008 3:20:18 PM
Nearly daily in summer, but less frequently in winter
12/30/2008 3:19:55 PM
I purchased a Bar- Bar-A Horse Drinker, I highly recommend it! No electricity! Self cleaning
12/30/2008 3:18:49 PM
depends on how fast they get dirty, anywhere from every few days to a week.
12/30/2008 3:18:47 PM
Daily in summer/every other day in winter. Stock Tank Secret apperars to help in metal troughs
12/30/2008 3:14:54 PM
Can be once or twice a week in summer months, less often in winter
12/30/2008 3:09:17 PM
12/30/2008 3:08:27 PM
A good stiff vegetable brush or clean toilet brush for auto waterers
12/30/2008 3:05:07 PM
I use cider vinegar water to clean my rubbermaid tank
12/30/2008 2:59:09 PM
change water daily, scrub when needed
12/30/2008 2:58:04 PM
I clean my buckets daily; the barn rarely cleans troughs.
12/30/2008 2:56:01 PM
add goldfish to stock tanks or troughs, they eat misquoto lavae and keep algae down
12/30/2008 2:53:09 PM
We use bleach to clean our waterers. Our horses seem to like the smell.
12/30/2008 2:46:16 PM
I use a cap full of bleach in each horses 80 gallon water tank to keep it clean
12/30/2008 2:46:05 PM
scrub brush is haanging on the fence for easy of use.
12/30/2008 2:45:25 PM
fish in 100 gallon tanks
12/30/2008 2:38:08 PM
wkly though more frequently as needed
12/30/2008 2:36:42 PM
Every few days as the water starts to not look crisp and clear anymore :)
12/30/2008 2:33:25 PM
We are in Florida, all sorts of things can grow in there.
12/30/2008 2:33:03 PM
apple cider vinegar
12/30/2008 2:31:46 PM
bleach and a brush
12/30/2008 2:30:05 PM
Dump and give fresh daily, scrub everyweek
12/30/2008 2:27:29 PM
empty them, wash with a splash of clorox, rinse and refill.
12/30/2008 2:27:04 PM
for stall buckets, biweekly for troughs, unless more is needed
12/30/2008 2:22:15 PM
Troughs are cleaned weekly with bleach. buckets in stalls are refreshed daily and cleaned weekly
12/30/2008 2:19:19 PM
clorox clean up works wonders, rinse well!
12/30/2008 11:04:33 AM
some cleaned daily,just keep a brush nearby ,the best "waterer" i have is a spring fed little creek
12/30/2008 10:38:27 AM
cleaned daily - disinfected weekly with javex soaked brush
12/30/2008 10:30:03 AM
chlorine bleach, diluted
12/30/2008 9:24:48 AM
ohter than good hay, clean water most important, especially in winter
12/30/2008 9:23:46 AM
we use 70 gallon stock tanks that get dumped and cleaned when down to 1/4
12/30/2008 9:10:38 AM
"Never" isn't an option? I've yet to meet a barnmanager that knows what a bucket brush is.
12/30/2008 8:49:23 AM
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