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Rigid plastic tanks are probably the best way to go. I would recommend four tanks, since it would provide better protection against contamination, and allow you spread the load out more for ballast purposes.

Another option is to have fiberglass tanks made. They can be made custom to fit your boat, and may be a better choice in terms of strength, weight and longevity.
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