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Amazon sells the same stuff as Home Depot but in 36x20 it something similar I just put it on my new tank. Looks great and easy to install.

I'm still planting going to finish that tomorrow so excuse the bare tank.



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Y'all might want to go to decorativefilm.com to see a multitude of different films. They will send you samples for free. I like the pearl green frosted one but have considered using more than one to get the right effect I'm looking for. I for one, am not so hot on black backgrounds as I feel it absorbs all the light. Of course, if you have enough background plants it doesn't matter as they reflect light.
 

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How well do you think it scrapes off? I know acrylic paint comes off, and even latex wall paint comes off (I just painted window trim LOL, so I know) .. Have you ever used it personally?
No I haven't used this particular product but I have painted the back side of a tank, when I got tired of that look it was a PAIN to remove! I didn't want to risk using paint stripper products on an inhabited tank, so manually scraping off every shred of paint was incredibly difficult. Not to mention leaving ugly scratches on the glass. So I prefer to paint a backdrop, or use clingfilm.
 

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why not just use etch bath ... . it is the real deal... that what we [censored][censored][censored][censored]ty graff writers use to Acid etch windows etc. look up Etch bath (not the cream).
Too permanent, I change my mind too much for that. I like to be able to change everything in and on the tank on a whim if I want to, including backgrounds.
 

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I just did the back of my tank with frosted window film and it is awesome!

This is what I got at Lowes, and I got the liquid for it as well that helps apply it.


This is what the tank looks with backlighting (haven't planted yet):

Looks beautiful! Are the ripples on the back coming from the overhead lights refracting off the water surface?

I use a set of Philips Hue light strips behind my tank to backlight the frosted glass and I think it looks great, plus I have it programmed to go through sunrise, sunset, and several phases of daylight and moonlight so it feels a little more alive.
 
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