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I think that contrast would really make the aquarium really "pop" visually, but then again, I haven't bothered doing it myself because I'm lazy, lol. My suggestion is to try it out and if you don't like it, you can always take it off without much problem.
I'll slap it on this weekend.

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I wasnt sure I liked this new scape as much as the last, but once the foreground filled in its looking great man. Riparian veggies look good too
You didn't like the scape? Why you little.... !! j/k

Thanks man! Appreciate it!
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This is an awesome ADA P120 rimless low iron glass tank. It don't need no stinkin' background. Let your scape and background plants hide the riparium pots.

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Nick, if you get a chance, could you post a full shot of the tank without flash? I'm trying to see how different a non-flash shot would look from a shot with a properly used off-shoe flash. Thanks!

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This is an awesome ADA P120 rimless low iron glass tank. It don't need no stinkin' background. Let your scape and background plants hide the riparium pots.
lol you're absolutely right, but after putting on the smoked vinyl I'm liking it :P.

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Nick, if you get a chance, could you post a full shot of the tank without flash? I'm trying to see how different a non-flash shot would look from a shot with a properly used off-shoe flash. Thanks!
Kiran - not all my shots were with flash. I'll post up a new shot for you guys in a bit.
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Here ya go Kiran. No flash.

FTS with a smoked out vinyl background. What do you guys think? Yay or nay? Do excuse the sloppy application, as I didn't pull the vinyl far enough to cover the far right edge lol.
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How about a black background to compare?
Smoked aint black enuff for you bruh? lol
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No sir! Lol personally I hate my blue background...
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Smoked aint black enuff for you bruh? lol
Actually now that I see it, I think I like the smoke instead of complete black. Where did you get it? (aka I want to buy some too, lol)
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No sir! Lol personally I hate my blue background...
lol I can't find any solid black vinyl, otherwise I'd get some. Blue is cool if you can get the gradient blue.

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Actually now that I see it, I think I like the smoke instead of complete black. Where did you get it? (aka I want to buy some too, lol)
Got it at Home Depot in the window tint section. Go get some!
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Great, thanks for the shot bro!

I personally love the smoked background. Looks excellent.

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Awesome, thanks! I would only add that having the smoke background definitely makes the riparium pots recede into the background, plus I like the contrast.
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I like the smoke background too! I wondered if black would make everything too dark.

You know a background color I have been meaning to try is dark green.
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I like the smoke background as well. Gives it a dark effect, obviously. I've seen this window tint in home depot and lowes. Thinking about getting the frost version for my mini-m but it's like $25 or something. A bit steep , I don't need that much.
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