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Public pool openings are occurring in some parts of the country but in many areas, they are still shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. One of the options that you may have at your disposal, however, is to put a galvanized steel tub in your backyard. It may sound strange, but it is a trend that is known as the “stock tank pool.” Terah Kelley is one homeowner who plans to have such a pool in their yard, along with a bar and cabana, refrigerator included. She says: “Since we’re not going on vacation anytime soon, we’re making vacation come to us.”

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People across the United States are stuck at home, wondering how they are going to enjoy their summer vacation. Rather than heading off to a distant area, why not simply make the fun at home this year? Actually, stock tank pools are quite popular, with Ryan Stanton, the owner of stocktankpool.net, saying that they have a tenfold increase in traffic now that the weather is getting warmer. The options are selling out at some retailers, as people are looking for an option for an above ground pool that is more reasonable and less intrusive. “It’s funny to think that when we started selling stock tanks years ago, we assumed that our customers would have cows and horses and things like that,” said Bill Vasel, president of Tank and Barrel, according to Fox Business.

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Stock tanks used as pools are primarily used in such a way in the United States. Typically, you would see the tanks on a farm, but thanks to some Instagram posts, they have become trendy among those who are looking for a way to cool off in the warm weather.

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Hastings Equity Manufacturing is stepping up to the plate this summer as they plan on shipping tanks to customers from any ranch supply store, including some that are hundreds of miles away. Most of the tanks are about 8 feet across and 2 feet deep and run approximately $800. It’s large enough to hold 700 gallons of water.

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You can also add to the stock tank pool to make it more like a regular pool, including buying a pump and filter. In most cases, you can get by with a $125 2500 gallon per hour model. You might also want to consider a floating chlorine dispenser and a skimmer.