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    Reef tank background black or blue?

    If you guys had a chance to start over again with your reef tank would you pick black or blue background?

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    Blue
    Mine is black now


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    I like my black background

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    Black all the way

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    Black is my preference

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    I had black for years and on my recent build, I did blue....and love it. You have to keep the glass clean or it looks bad though. The fish really pop against the blue compared to the black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sawdonkey View Post
    I had black for years and on my recent build, I did blue....and love it. You have to keep the glass clean or it looks bad though. The fish really pop against the blue compared to the black.
    Do you have black or blue overflow. How does blue background look with black overflow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pawel View Post
    Do you have black or blue overflow. How does blue background look with black overflow.
    Good point. Obviously a black overflow will stick out more on blue. I have a glass holes slim overflow, so itís not very-in-your-face.

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    Black unless u want to clean the back of tank all the time to keep it looking good. Imo hard enough to keep the front and sides clean lol
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    I've done both and prefer the black. I didnt like cleaning the back wall everyday with blue. I used Sprayed on Black Plasti-Dip just in case I really didn't like it. The Plasti-Dip won't come off unless you want it to. However it will come off pretty easy if you do. I didnt choose paint because its relatively forever and I'm super indecisive. Plus if you screw up its a pain to unpaint. Black Plasti-Dip was a Win-Win for me.
    Last edited by PilotMaximus; 09-26-2018 at 03:06 PM.
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