Hello guys i come from the digital world, i am amazed for how looks the analog photos and i decided to learn, (sorry for my bad english) i buyed a fuji gx680 with a 180mm 3.2 lens , i love tri-x looks , my questions is about how develop in home.
1- i readed about paterson tanks are good, but not sure what of all buy , are a system just for one reel , two and more... in my country i dont have the developers for buy so i need to import it , this is on powder like this:
1- if my tanks is for one reel for example, that package is for one gallon , can i mix just only for the necesary for use with my tank and save the rest of powder? or i must prepair all the content ? once used can i save it for use later? .
2- fixer what is recommended? and again the same question of the question 1-
3- what more i need i readed in some places they only use whater for stop, is better way buy a stopper ? and again the same question of the 1-
5- any heater cheap like the acuarium recommended for warm the water? ( safe
6- are some chemicals for clean the roll are recomended? and which one?
7- i saw a accordion bottles for store chemicals are good? or the glass bottles are better?
8- how i must clean my equitment, and this tanks paterson can i use for develop color too like c-41 process? if i used previously with b/w? and vice versa?
in resume guys never i developed and i researched but i am not clear yet of what i need to start , please dont say me go to school and learn with other people i dont have that here and i like experiment alone in my house.
For all your kind help thanks very much x 1000