Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 03-11-2014, 02:53 AM   #1
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
Backgrounds and hiding components

I have a 55 gal all glass tank and was wondering on good tips to hide wires and components so they arnt so visible any help would be awsome j need to hide a heater and a few other wires that show through the back or the tank and is there anyway to use an overflow box or any type of set up to put the heater in to hide it any help is awsome thanks Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByAquarium Advice1394517193.180878.jpg
Views:	88
Size:	192.3 KB
ID:	227204
__________________

__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:54 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
earlysteven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 411
Paint the back it's real cheap and looks great
__________________

__________________
earlysteven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:55 AM   #3
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
What kind of paint?
__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:57 AM   #4
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
earlysteven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 411
It's really debatable I used roll on rust oleum and a sponge roller cost me less than twenty bucks just get the small sample paint cans
__________________
earlysteven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:58 AM   #5
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
Ok thanks
__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:58 AM   #6
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
U think two coats?
__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 02:59 AM   #7
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
earlysteven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 411
I took me four coats just clean the back glass really good and get one sample can will be enough
__________________
earlysteven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 03:00 AM   #8
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
Ok tyvm
__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 03:01 AM   #9
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
earlysteven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 411
Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByAquarium Advice1394517568.193836.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	173.5 KB
ID:	227206here is a pic of my 150 gallon I painted
__________________
earlysteven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2014, 03:03 AM   #10
member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 186
Hell yea looks good thanks for the help also do u have to rough up the glass any or will the paint just stick on and is that glass or acrillic?
__________________

__________________
ecancienne1983 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
background, hiding

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Backgrounds Backgrounds Backgrounds smithw14 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 18 07-07-2006 11:05 PM
New Tank components workfortheman Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 4 07-13-2005 10:44 AM
Choosing the right pressurized CO2 components gheitman Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 16 06-28-2005 05:26 AM
cleaning components ericosuave Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-29-2005 12:45 AM
Lighting Components ... where to buy khookguy Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 10-07-2003 01:52 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.