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Old 09-11-2010, 02:42 PM   #1 
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homemade backgrounds

i have a five gal tank and i am wondering if i can make a background for my tank. can i ?
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Old 09-11-2010, 02:45 PM   #2 
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Yep. Construction paper makes nice backrounds, and so does wrapping paper.
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Old 09-11-2010, 02:47 PM   #3 
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cool. thanks
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Old 09-11-2010, 03:44 PM   #4 
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Or poster board - that's what I use. It comes in a ton of different colors and it's CHEAP!!! :)
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Old 09-11-2010, 03:58 PM   #5 
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Out of curiosity, why do you need backgrounds?
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Old 09-11-2010, 03:59 PM   #6 
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Out of curiosity, why do you need backgrounds?
IMO, it just looks better. ESPECIALLY if you have a filter & heater - it helps hide the wires.
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:39 PM   #7 
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IMO, it just looks better. ESPECIALLY if you have a filter & heater - it helps hide the wires.
Yeah I agree, I have a background with plants and driftwood and without that my tank looks empty lol

I have heard people suggesting fabric for a background and I have also seen people drawing and painting their own, just remember to laminate the paper if your going to do that otherwise your hard work may run lol
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:52 PM   #8 
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I have a friend who got a paper bag (one of the standard brown grocery ones - no logos or anything) cut it to size, wrinkled it up, smoothed it out, and used that. It looks pretty neat. Gives it a rocky appearance. I may try that for mine.
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