Originally Posted by Lion Mom
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