Aquarium Backgrounds

What is an Aquarium Background? A background for your aquarium functions exactly like a backdrop on the back of a stage or a photoshoot, giving a depth of field, or 3-D, look. By attaching a background to your aquarium, the fish and any viewers won't be able to see through the tank to the other side. Instead, they will see a vibrant color or pattern, or even a peaceful underwater scene. Varieties of Backgrounds Just like nature, aquarium backgrounds vary widely in appearance.


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Seaview Green Spike Amazonia 18in Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
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Deep Ocean Blue Black Reversible 24H Waterproof Aquarium Background 36 48 72
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9088 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed  Lake Background Aquarium
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Seaview CloudStone Wonderscape 24in Aquarium Double sided Background BGCLD6 24
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9090 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided Reef Tropical Coral Aquarium
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Seaview AquaGarden Brightstone 24 Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 24in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 18
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Underwater Treasures 3D aquarium Background Cave Wall 24 x 18
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Underwater Atlantis Ruins Desert 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Reptile Background
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Seaview CloudStone Wonderscape 12in Aquarium Double Sided Background
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9091 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided Driftwood Floral Background Aquarium
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9085 12 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed  Lake Background Aquarium
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Silver Medley Rock Stone Aquarium Background 18 x 48
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3 D Aquarium Fish Tank Background Feature Rock 46x18
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Seaview Slateways AquaWild 12in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSL5 12
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You can choose from a photo of a natural underwater view, or from a solid color such as blue. You can also find many other options, such as one displaying a favorite scene from a movie like Finding Nemo.  If you have a special design in mind, you can even have a background custom made.

Aquarium backgrounds come in all different sizes, and can be easily cut down to match your tank's size exactly. For many standard sized tanks, you can find backgrounds already cut in the dimensions you need. You can find a background for your aquarium at nearly any pet store that sells fish or aquarium supplies. It should be easy to find the right one for you, but how will you know? The answer is simple: if you like it, it's the right one.

While your fish might not necessarily share your design preference, any background will make them feel more secure and comfortable by making your aquarium less open from all sides. With the variety available, it is easy to find a background that can match any mood or theme in your house's décor. Whether you want to find a pleasing image, match colors or contrast themes, you will be purchasing a functional product that everyone can enjoy.

Our pets, just like us, want to feel like their surroundings offer them shelter, safety and comfort. For those of you who have fish, you can create this environment for them by using an aquarium background. As a plus, a background can improve the sometimes drab appearance of a fishtank by adding a fun, bright look.