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have you ever done the back and two sides ever for backgrounds can they special make them so there go big from the back and narrow in the front if your doing it on the sides
 

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You'd need to do custom work for the sides.

It'd really limit viewing angle by doing the sides though, I'm not sure what angle you'd want the back ground to get cut at...
 

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I've only ever seen it once, the background was cut on a 45, and didn't go corner to corner.

Would be neat to see if well done.
 

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Here is a tank with a piece of AquaTerra Tanganyika Rock and modules:
http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=3260.0

Pieces of AquaTerra Malawi Rock and modules:
http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=2831.0

Another one with a piece of AquaTerra Tanganyika Rock and modules:
http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=3988.0

Modular Rocks only (various brands):
http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=4815.0

http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=4811.0

http://www.ciklider.se/forum/index.php?topic=3417.0
 

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hey pat do you have more pics at all
and can you get different modular rock then the four different pieces you got
 

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any thing to look back on. i might be doing this so ill be contacting you . would it be hard to do with acrylic tank with only two foot for holes for opening to get them in a 72 inch tank . is there a silicon that is good for this back ground and acrylic
 

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any thing to look back on. i might be doing this so ill be contacting you . would it be hard to do with acrylic tank with only two foot for holes for opening to get them in a 72 inch tank . is there a silicon that is good for this back ground and acrylic
You would have to cut the background in several pieces and re-assemble in the tank. To be honest, I really don't know much about acrylic. I believe there are some silicone that are better suited for acrylic then others. I think your best bet here is to ask someone that work with it, perhaps the manufacturer itself.

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should be ok to cut in three pieces would that look goofy .
I have never done it that way myself but several of my customers have. You can barely tell where the seams are, and if you don't know they are there, you wont even notice them. Once you get some algae growth it will be even more difficult to see them.
 

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That Amazona background is amazing. Need a deep deep tank to accomodate but looks awesome.
 

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Cutting aquaterra backgrounds...

should be ok to cut in three pieces would that look goofy .
I have a canyon (brown) background that I purchased from Patrick. I cut it into 3 pieces to fit it into my tank. I used Black silicone to glue it back together. Just feathered out the silicone/Finger painted it. It just looks like it is supposed to be there, just added shading and darker parts to the rock.
 

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I just got a 210g tank and have always loved the 3D back grounds. is there a local supplier I have not been able to find in any fish stores. PM me if you have a # or contact info. Thanks.
 
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