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LadySphinx
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Joined: 05 Jan 2009
Location: South-Africa Johannesburg

PostPosted: 2009.01.26(Mon)4:38    Post subject: The perfect background Reply with quote

I hate seeing the wire and suff at the back of my fish tank so I was think about what I could do to hide them but with a diffrent look to it, so I got the idea of using a mirror I tested this Idea and it looks great but I don't have a mirror for my tank yet have order one at our glass and mirror shop. the one I have does not fit perfectly and its my bathroom mirror. It give the tank dept and you can see the tank from behind so that way you can see your fish that are hiding, just don't try this if you have a betta it will fight with it's reflextion Sad .
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diademhill
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PostPosted: 2009.01.26(Mon)6:41    Post subject: Reply with quote

Before you order a custom mirror try a smoked, grey, mirror tile as you should find it gives an effect of even more depth than a standard silver mirror Smile
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LadySphinx
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PostPosted: 2009.01.26(Mon)6:49    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks I'll try that I'm always open for great ideas especially if they are too hard on you pocket and diffrent then the every day thing you can find in just about any fishtank.
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Location: Sioux Falls, SD - USA

PostPosted: 2009.01.28(Wed)10:13    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are some 'window clings' with many tints/designs. You could probably find some really interestiing designs, like stained glass.... All you have to do is peel the backing off and place on the glass. It shouldn't need extra adhesive because it can be removed and replaced without much effort.
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PostPosted: 2009.01.31(Sat)8:58    Post subject: Reply with quote

Failing all that, I use a black garbage bag folded nearly and taped to the back of my smaller tanks.
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tonergirl
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PostPosted: 2009.01.31(Sat)10:07    Post subject: Reply with quote

diademhill wrote:
Before you order a custom mirror try a smoked, grey, mirror tile as you should find it gives an effect of even more depth than a standard silver mirror Smile


EXCELLANT IDEA!!!

A lot of really creative thinking on this forum! Very Happy
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