If you want to put an aquarium in your living space, you need to consider a few things to pull the look successfully.
Following, we are sharing a guide that will help you make an impression with your aquarium.
Where You Want to put it?
The first thing you need it finding the room where you will install the aquarium. Choose a room where you will get the most use or calming effect. Following we are sharing some examples
- Living Room
- Guest Room
Consider your current décor. If your space already has a hectic design then doesn’t use bright colors in your aquarium. When choosing the room, make sure the fish is comfortable there was well. Mind the temperature because temperature fluctuation can harm the fish. So, don’t install it near the stove, radiator, air conditioner or windows. Consult a design expert if you can’t make your mind.
Make it Center of Attention
Despite where you choose to put it, make sure it fits well and becomes the center of attention. You want it to draw a lot of attention to make it vibrate, consider the size and shape. Make a statement by putting it in the center of your room. Use a large full cylinder shape aquarium which you can view from any angle.
Let it Accent the Space
Not all aquarium draws much attention. But they do add life to a dull space. There is the various way you can make your aquarium more attractive like being able to see through the other size. You can use it as a divider between sections. This creates a unique separation while maintaining the open space vibe.
Who says you need the boring rectangle shape? There are several shapes and sizes to chose from. Just let your imagination guide you. Just make sure you size it according to the room. When creating a custom aquarium, you can choose from the following shapes
- Radius Triangle
- Half Cylinder
- Corner Bowfront
- Full Cylinder
- Flat Back
When you choose a shape, pick something that will accent the shape of your room. For instance, if you will put the aquarium in a corner, use a shape that will hug the corner like a pentagon or corner bowfront. Moreover, a full cylinder will be great for a room with rounded walls.
Glass or Fiber
Today, you have more options than ever. You even have several options for materials. You can choose between Glass and Fiberglass. Following, we will explain both their benefits to help you make a well-informed decision.
Glass is Strong
The glass is a great choice if you want something strong and scratch-free. It is ideal for hectic commercial settings. If you are afraid that people are going to bump into your aquarium and scratch it, glass is your choice.
Fiberglass is Flexible
It is ideal for large, and custom shaped aquariums. It is malleable and shatterproof as compared to glass. Moreover, it offers a more unobstructed view. It makes an excellent sizable aquarium. There is just one downside; it scratches more frequently. If you can’t make your mind, refer to this aquarium guide.