Here are some fish tank decoration ideas you can follow. Wrong if you thing fish tank is tank for fish. They have function more than that. According some researches, found interesting fact that fish tank add natural element in a room, reduce stress, reduce blood tension and stimulate people to calm down. Now if you have known advantages of having aquarium, what next you will do for your fish tank?
Natural theme is most popular fish tank decoration ideas. What you need is stone, wood, gravel and plants. Goal of this theme is creating natural look for fish tank. You have option whether you will use real material or fake material like fake plant. Using of fake plant from plastic usually to reduce maintenance and anticipate algae growth. But for real natural habitat, better if you use living plants, to give real environment for fishes. Of course, it has consequence in maintenance and regularly cleaning up.
Ever see movies about pirate? Robber at ocean? Great as inspiration to decorate aquarium. On the bottom aquarium, above gravel and sand, put pirate ship, treasure box and several pirates holding sword, complete with their costume. You can get these accessories at aquarium store. Generally they are made from resin. Ensure these accessories use fish friendly paint. As we know, dangerous chemical from paint can kill fish.
These fish tank decoration ideas are fit to kids. Some cartoon like SpongeBob for boys and Little Mermaid for girls are cool theme. Both SpongeBob and Little Mermaid tell story about under water living. Yellow is dominant color at SpongeBob and blue at Little Mermaid. Do similar principle with decorating with pirate theme. Put these cartoon character into bottom of fish tank. As background, attach with adhesive glossy printing poster about these cartoons.
Okay, I have listed several fish tank decoration ideas. Now we will explore some possibilities to add new function for these fish tank:
- Fish tank as room divider. If you have large aquarium, you can function it as room divider to divide two rooms, for example living room an family room. It provides wonderful view for your room. Ensure fish tank constructed from strong glass and well assembled. It holds much amount of water.
- Fish tank as coffee table. What, coffee table? Yes, incorporate small aquarium with coffee table. No more pleasant than enjoy hot coffee and see funny colorful fishes swimming under coffee table.