Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 01-09-2016, 04:26 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
KristaButler's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Charlotte (area) NC
Posts: 243
Best background

I just read a post about some clingy background from lowes and it peaked my interest.

I currently have my painted with acrylic paint from walmart. Which over time has gathered drip lines. I am considering changing it soon.

So my question is what are you using for background? Why do you like it and why don't you like it? And where's you get it?

Sent from my iPhone using Aquarium Advice

"Just keep swimming"
"Just keep swimming"
"Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming"
KristaButler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2016, 04:45 PM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
sinibotia's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Central Maine
Posts: 3,904
Send a message via Skype™ to sinibotia
I just use the black plastic stuff from petco. My petco can't get the computer system to work right to charge you by the half-foot so they only charge you for one unit of it no matter how much you buy so it's like $2

Got a question about loaches? Ask me!
Loach count: 22
Baby fish count: 12 (multis)
sinibotia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2016, 04:51 PM   #3
Macro Addict
Community Moderator
54seaweed's Avatar

POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Colorado
Posts: 7,772
I've used cling backgrounds , painted but was never happy , now all my tanks are sprayed with flex coat it looks like ryno coat I love it don't scratch or peel and it looks great ,
I wont coat a tank any other way now , if you do use this stuff be sure you mask off everything you don't want coated and spray it out side as it can be messy , I did mine in my living room 2 years later I'm still using a wire brush on fire place to remove the over spray I got on it , you can actually see it in pict
54seaweed is offline   Reply With Quote


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
Best way to attach a background? jphendren General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 3 01-26-2011 11:38 AM
Canister filter behind the 3D background - best efficiency? piotrec General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 5 08-25-2008 09:48 PM
Best method for attaching photo background to tank? teamgs Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 23 01-06-2007 05:02 PM
Plastic Background - best advice my LFS ever gave me Thaiboxer Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 9 10-10-2006 11:39 PM
Black background or Busy background?..... EdgarMedina1010 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 39 09-03-2006 11:31 AM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.