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Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:51 pm

Quick question if possible?!
Before my new tank goes in this weekend, i have to paint 2 sides because it is going in a corner.
I know that Discus like a light coloured background but what do Altums like do you think?
Light or dark to bring the best out of them in anybodies experience?
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Tony Vaughan » Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:22 pm

No it's not possible :nono: :nono: :nono:
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Maria Ashton » Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:55 pm

have you looked at the altum tanks on you tube? see what other people have done...
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:20 pm

Well dona Maria, you make perfect sense!
Now if i could only have half a clue what Tony meant, then i'd be a much wiser person!
Now Tony...light or dark?!
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Maria Ashton » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:29 pm

Think Tony meant its not possible to answer your quick question... but I could be wrong
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Tony Vaughan » Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:30 pm

LOL - sorry guys I am a gemini so my giddy self was getting the better of me. I read the topic header.................had a shiver and that was it..............woke up and never knew what I did :cry: :cry: :cry:

Next thing is WTF is dona Maria....................GET BACK YOU MUPPET :exclaim: :exclaim: :exclaim: sorry folks..............is it close to a full moon :?: :question: :?:

Colour :question: :?: :question: :?: whatever tickles your fancy Mate...............fish are colourblind :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:

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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:57 am

Okay!
How come Discus show better colours in a bright tank then instead of one with black painted sides etc, that is always what i was lead to believe?!
Right then, any colour it is then!
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Evenden » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:21 am

Use vinyl - you can always change it then.
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:41 pm

Yeah i thought vinyl as well.....About an hour after i had put the 1st coat of paint on!
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Tony Vaughan » Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:55 am

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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:19 am

The tank colour isn't important to my fish...But to my wife, that's another story!
I've had to pick a shade that blends in a bit with the living room, that way i don't get whinged at for having a tank in there, so obviously no marine blue background as the living room has no blue in it etc etc, oh well nearly all done now!
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Tony Vaughan » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:47 am

I've seen cream to brown :question: :?: :question:

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Re: Background colour?

Postby Maria Ashton » Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:28 pm

Tony - I get that you have a wacky sense of humor, and as a female I should know all about the effects of a full moon but I am afraid you'll have to explain "dona Maria - get back you muppet" ???
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Mark Woodhouse » Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:04 pm

Yeah Maria, i was thinking the same!
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Re: Background colour?

Postby Tony Vaughan » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:33 am

:smile: :blush: :bwian: :smile: :fronw: :blush: :angel: :angel: :angel:

Mark said, "dona Maria" a mistype that sounds like a Spanish or Italian name (Donna Maria :question: :?: :question: ) so I asked Who The Fewk is that :wink: this was my gemini side who made the comment............a guy called Jasper so I told the muppet to get back in his place.

Hope this clarifies things :?: :question: :?:

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