Professional background kit for freshwater and saltwater aquariums
Easy one-time application eliminates re-taping of aquarium background
Convenient solution to aquarium clutter visible through aquarium glass
Achieve a professional aquarium look with minimal effort. Professional background kit allows easy, one-time application without adhesive tape or messy paint. Water Colors Aquarium Background adds visual depth and lets beautiful aquarium fish be the focus - not clutter visible through aquarium glass. Helps improves aquarium lighting efficiency by retaining spill light that can escape through clear glass. Water Colors Aquarium Backgrounds are unaffected by salt creep and can be used for freshwater and saltwater aquariums. Not recommended for acrylic aquariums. Includes squeegee applicator and 4 oz spray bottle for convenient background application. Please specify Blue or Black.
25" x 25"
Up to 25 gallons
36" x 25"
20 to 65 gallons
40 to 90 gallons
72" x 30"
100 to 210 gallons
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Prepare a Soap-Water Solution:
Prepare a solution by adding 4 drops of dish soap to the provided 4 oz. spray bottle. Normal liquid dish soap (containing no lotions, oils, waxes or enzymes) works fine.
Prepare Work Area and Materials:
Measure the area you wish to apply background to and cut the background to that measurement. Make sure the work surface, aquarium, and surrounding area are properly cleaned to avoid contaminating the background. Even if the aquarium appears clean, it should be cleaned so the aquarium surface is clean of all impurities. Note: Do not allow background backing to get wet.
Applying Water Color Background:
Use the spray soap-water solution to wet the aquarium surface you are applying background to. Make sure your work surface and surrounding areas are clean and free of contaminates. On a flat surface (like a table or countertop) place the background color side down, pull the backing off (keeping the backing parallel to the work surface). Wet the entire adhesive side using the spray soap-water solution.
Carefully place the background (adhesive side) to the aquarium surface you are applying to. Lightly squeegee horizontally, working from the center outwards to the left and then to the right. Applying more pressure, continue working the remainder of air and solution out from between the aquarium and the background. Allow 90 minutes for adhesive to set before moving or touching applied background.
Water Colors Aquarium Backgrounds will eliminate all common problems associated with traditional aquarium backgrounds.
No messy toxic paints to deal with.
Easy one time application.
Eliminates the need for taping and re-taping.
Adds visual depth, and improves lighting efficiency.
Unaffected by salt creep.
Safe for Freshwater and Saltwater. Note: Not recommended for acrylic aquariums.
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