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75 gallon background.

Hello everyone,
I'm looking for the black vinyl that adheres to glass. I found one shop that knew what I wanted and they quoted me $30 for the piece. Does that price sound right? It's more than I expected. You apply this stuff similar to auto tint correct?
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Some walmarts sell window tint, or try Home Depot/Lowes.
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Go to staples and grab some black poster board... Done!
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I've used this on a few tanks. But it's tough if the tank is already set up.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...m?pcatid=19785
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Go to staples and grab some black poster board... Done!
this. i have a 50 cent bristol board on mine. works the same as anything else.

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I spray painted all of my tanks
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My Lfs sells those tacky shiny paper like backgrounds of planted tanks but some of them are black on the back. That's what I used for my tank
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I spray painted all of my tanks
I did this to a ten gallon and i like the results just don't really want to do it to a 75 gallon.

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I've used this on a few tanks. But it's tough if the tank is already set up.

http://www.drsfostersmith.com/produc...m?pcatid=19785
This is the same stuff but by the time you add in shipping it's around the same price as what i can get locally. Do you happen to have any pictures of the tanks you put this on?
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black poster board on all my tanks

maybe will paint it when I go larger...probably not tho because I dont want to do anything thats "permanent"


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