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Waterer question

Discussion in 'Everything Else Rabbits' started by Suzy74, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. Feb 7, 2018
    Suzy74

    Suzy74 Just born

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    I'm trying to come up with a simple automatic watering system, but am not the most handy so wondering if something like the following would work: Elevated 5 gallon bucket with tubing leading to PVC that has rabbit nipples attached. I'd run the pvc between the backs of the cages, so in theory I only need one piece of PVC per row. I can't find any plans for something similar on-line. Is it possible to directly attache the nipples to the PVC or do I need some sort of transition? Anyone have something like this? Thanks!
     
  2. Feb 7, 2018
    mystang89

    mystang89 Loving the herd life

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    Yes, that is very doable however you have to think about freezing whether and the PVC bursting because of it. I don't know where you're from or if that'll be a problem in your area. Also, I would make sure the nipples are slanted at at least a 45° angle.
    Just my 2¢