Can I use IBC tanks as permanent water storage?

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I have a well with brackish water and will be installing a whole house RO system. So should I plan for a storage tank before the RO system? I assume to reduce well pump cycling etc.

I'll also need a 300gallon tank for the RO water. I see people store water in IBC tanks which can be obtained and converted as a stationary storage tank for a fraction of the cost (used, food grade) of a traditional storage tank on the market. Any reason I shouldn't/can't use IBC tanks?

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Glad to not do a storage tank before RO (I think I thought I needed one at one point when I thought I had a low yield well, but recent investigations suggest I have enough water in the well)

For the storage tank after RO, What do you mean by the storage tank being open to the atmosphere? I imagine all storage tanks are at atmospheric pressure, i.e. not pressurized. So how would an IBC tank be different?
 
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