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 double side Deep Seabed Coral Rock Fresh salt water
Vepotek Aquarium background double side Deep Seabed Coral Rock Fresh salt water
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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
9088 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed Lake Background Aquarium
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Seaview Slateways AquaWild 24 Aquarium Double sided Background BGSL5 24
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 24in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 24in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
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Seaview CloudStone Wonderscape 24in Aquarium Double sided Background BGCLD6 24
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AQUARIUM 3D Medium ROCK STONE ORNAMENT DECORATION FOR FISH TANK
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Seaview Green Spike Amazonia 18in Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
Seaview Green Spike Amazonia 18in Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
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Seaview CloudStone Wonderscape 12in Aquarium Double Sided Background
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9090 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided Reef Tropical Coral Aquarium
9090 20 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided Reef Tropical Coral Aquarium
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Aquatic Creations Static Cling Aquarium Background 36 By 18 inch Ruins
Aquatic Creations Static Cling Aquarium Background 36 By 18 inch Ruins
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Seaview Slateways AquaWild 18 Aquarium Double sided Background BGSL5 18
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Seaview AquaGarden Brightstone 24 Aquarium Terrarium 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
9085 12 x 48 Fish Tank Background 2 Sided River Bed Lake Background Aquarium
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Vepotek Aquarium Background Deep Seabed Coral Rock Double Sides Deep Rock
Vepotek Aquarium Background Deep Seabed Coral Rock Double Sides Deep Rock
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Vepotek Aquarium Background Double sides Deep Sea Water PlantsFresh Salt Water
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AQUARIUM 3D LARGE ROCK STONE XL ORNAMENT DECORATION FOR FISH TANK
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 18
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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.