Creating a aquarium backpanel
The back of a tank looks a lot nicer if there is something behind it, so you cannot see through the tank. If you can see the wall(paper) behind the tank a lot of the effect of a bit of nature in your home is lost. Secondly it's a way to give fish the idea of a bit of safety, especially since most fish occur in the wild closely to riverbanks. There are several ways to create a back for a tank. One of the nicest and easiest is to buy a piece of a large picture in an aquariumshop and to tape it to the back of the tank. It creates an illusion of depth and wealthy plant growth. Another option is to buy a prefab polystyrene plate, which can be placed behind the tank, or in the tank itself. Usually they are brown and green, and work well. The last option is to create something yourself.
1) Simply paint the tank on the outside
2) Cement and natural materials
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