What color should back panel of tank be?

Discussion in 'Test Kits, Controllers, Reactors and Dosers' started by lanzo, 21 Jan 2009.

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Back panel....what color?

Poll closed 4 Feb 2009.
  1. Normal glass

    1 vote(s)
    2.0%
  2. Black

    28 vote(s)
    56.0%
  3. Blue

    18 vote(s)
    36.0%
  4. Other ( please spesify)

    3 vote(s)
    6.0%
  1. lanzo

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    Im thinking of making my back and side panels a certain color.

    What color would you say would look nice?

    here is the list:

    *normal glass
    *black
    *blue
    *other, (please specify)
     
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  3. Mike

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    Blue
     
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    Like the look of a slightly lighter than normal blue
     
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    or if you are a artsy person fade it from a lighter blue to the darker blue from top to bottom
     
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    Now that is classy:)
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    depends if its against a wall or used as divider, mine has 3 viewable sides, why limit yourself :)
     
  8. lanzo

    lanzo Thread Starter Sponsor

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    wont that look k@K:whistling:

    fading blue....

    if you think about it a couple of times it could look nice....but i'll then rather go for normal blue...that's to much damn pt
     
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    going to be against a wall
     
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    It will add depth and perception to the tank, you bloody philistine:razz:
     
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    there is a poll at the top guys:biggrin:
    please vote
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i would go for see thru if you can, but blue

    wouldnt paint though, would use vinyl, easier to remove if you change your mind
     
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    lanzo Thread Starter Sponsor

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    thats true:)
     
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    That why i said artsy, it should be seemless :p
    and you only do it once, might aswell do a decent job :razz:
     
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    black. mine is black and its awesome, but blue is good too. but my vote is on black
     
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    hotdogs girl is in art, maybe i can ask him to come over for some beers and his girl can paint the tank.....no thats an idee:yeahdude:
     
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    lanzo Thread Starter Sponsor

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    One of my clients tank is also black and it look eligent ,but the coraline will take it down soon
     
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    dont forget me when the old tank is ready...
     
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    I go with Black
     
  21. davecoetzee

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    No man!!!

    Just by one of those preprinted backdrop sheets from the LFS, it's got a FW scene on one side and a marine one on the other side.

    It looks really kiff
     
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