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.


Vepotek Aquarium Background Ocean Seabed Coral Reef Double sides Fresh
Vepotek Aquarium Background Ocean Seabed Coral Reef Double sides Fresh
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Vepotek Aquarium Background Double sides Deep Sea Water PlantsFresh Salt Water
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Seaview Mounting and Illumination Solution 1oz Aquarium Background Adhesive
Seaview Mounting and Illumination Solution 1oz Aquarium Background Adhesive
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Seaview CloudStone Wonderscape 24in Aquarium Double sided Background BGCLD6 24
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Background Aquarium Ocean Landscape Poster Fish Tank Background AD
Background Aquarium Ocean Landscape Poster Fish Tank Background AD
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Seaview Aquawild Planted Stacked Slate Slateways 24 Aquarium Background
Seaview Aquawild Planted Stacked Slate Slateways 24 Aquarium Background
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Seaview Deep Sea Blue Black 24in Aquarium Double sided Background BGBB 24
Seaview Deep Sea Blue Black 24in Aquarium Double sided Background BGBB 24
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Ocean Blue Black Reversible 24 Height Waterproof Aquarium Background Backdrop
Ocean Blue Black Reversible 24 Height Waterproof Aquarium Background Backdrop
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Underwater Atlantis Ruins Desert 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Reptile Background
Underwater Atlantis Ruins Desert 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Reptile Background
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 18
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9088 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed  Lake Background Aquarium
9088 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed Lake Background Aquarium
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Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 24in Aquarium Reversible Background BGAQ3 24
Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 24in Aquarium Reversible Background BGAQ3 24
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6X 3D Foam Rock Reptile Stone Aquarium Fish Tank Background Backdrop Board Decor
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Seaview Deep Sea Blue Black 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGBB 18
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Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGAQ3 18
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Blue Black Reversible 24H Aquarium Background Various Lengths
Blue Black Reversible 24H Aquarium Background Various Lengths
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SEAVIEW Sea of Green Japanese Garden River Rock 2 Scene 18 Aquarium Background
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Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 12in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
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Blue Ocean Water Seascape Mystic Driftwood 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Background
Blue Ocean Water Seascape Mystic Driftwood 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Background
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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.