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Old 02-22-2014, 05:04 PM   #1
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Mirrored Background

I was thinking of using a mirror as the background for my 29 gallon, to give it the optical illusion of more space, fish, plants. It's a community schooling tank, hopefully planted eventually. What do you think? Would it be a good idea? Has anyone here ever tried this?

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It depends on the fish, some may try to attack their reflection.

If it's just peaceful schooling fish then go for it.
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Just dont do it with sharks, bettas, and on
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Mirrored Background

Personally I'd go with a normal black or blue background. The mirror could make things look too busy and actually take away from what is on display in your tank. A simple black background will help focus your perspective on the actual scape. But it doesn't hurt to try too!
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Did you try the mirror background? If so, would love to see a picture. Or a picture of what ever background you have ended up using.

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background, mirror, red

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