I went and finally decided to get one of these things this weekend. I cut it to fit and put it on....only to have to take it off. Because it is shiny, he began flaring NONSTOP. So I was wondering if anybody else has these and if they have the same problem? Is there something any of you used to put on it so it wasn't so shiny? I could even see his reflection from the front of the tank - so I know that is why he was flaring like he was. I was afraid leaving it on would stress him out since he was flaring nonstop.
Oh and so we did take it off. Before we took it off he refused to come to the front of the tank, and would not stop blowing bubbles. As soon as it was off he was back up at the front and swimming all around.