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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Vepotek Aquarium Background Double sides Deep Sea Water PlantsFresh Salt Water
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Seaview Slateways AquaWild 18 Aquarium Double sided Background BGSL5 18
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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 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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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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Background Aquarium Ocean Landscape Poster Fish Tank Background LW
Background Aquarium Ocean Landscape Poster Fish Tank Background LW
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Seaview AquaGarden Brightstone 24 Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
Seaview AquaGarden Brightstone 24 Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
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Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 12in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
Seaview RiverRock Sea of Green 12in Aquarium Double sided Background Fish Tank
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 18
Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 18in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 18
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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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Ocean Blue Black Reversible 24 Height Waterproof Aquarium Background Backdrop
Ocean Blue Black Reversible 24 Height Waterproof Aquarium Background Backdrop
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Seaview Seascape Natural Mystic 12in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSS1 12
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Seaview AquaGarden Brightstone 18in Aquarium Terrarium Double sided Background
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Seaview Slateways AquaWild 12in Aquarium Double sided Background BGSL5 12
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Desert Cactus Sand Stone Canyon 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Reptile Background
Desert Cactus Sand Stone Canyon 2 Scene 18 20H Aquarium Reptile Background
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Aquarium Background Custom Coral Fish Tank Graphic Decal Sticker Not Poster
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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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4Pcs 3D Foam Dragon Stone Reptile Aquarium Fish Tank Background Plate 18x24
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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.