Can you store mixed saltwater

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If so how long can it be stored, what are the disadvantages of this, what could be a potential problem.. I have read that many people do store there water in containers after they have mixed a large batch

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Yes. For a few weeks at least. You need to keep it moving to stop it going stale.  I don't believe you need to heat it (just do that before you use it).
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Had a Google, and the suggestion is that it can be kept indefinitely with no movement, and no heat if there's no bacteria in it, and the container is kept sealed.  So, given there will be bacteria, as it's in the air and I doubt you'll be irradiating the containers, I'd say you could keep it for a few months (out of the light if possible), then heat and aerate it before use.
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oh right so if I have a barrel with an air tight locking system I could store it and then re heat and aerate  would you need to aerate for 24 hrs or just a few seeing as it will have been aerate  already in the original mix ?

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I'd chuck a heater and a little pump, or an airline in there and leave it overnight to warm up.  It'll be plenty aerated by then too.
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