Grottoes for an aquarium are a great way to decorate your artificial pond, to give it uniqueness. Around the mainsail it is easy to form a landscape, and it can also serve as an excellent resting place for fish that are used to hiding and can feel uncomfortable in an empty aquarium.
Ready grottoes for an aquarium
More often grottoes for an aquarium are got in a ready kind and are simply established on a bottom of a reservoir. Such grottos can differ in appearance and size, because the larger the aquarium, the more large the decor should be selected, so that it does not get lost, but on the contrary becomes an eye-catching object on the bottom. Most often in shops you can find grottoes for an aquarium of clay.
If we talk about the design of such ready grottoes, here the most popular are several forms.
Grotto ship for the aquarium looks very interesting, it stylizes under a sunken pirate frigate full of treasures or a long-lying ship on the bottom, part of which broke off during the shipwreck. In these grottoes there can be several secluded compartments for the fish to hide in them. In such a grotto it is also possible to disguise the sprayer from an air compressor so that it does not spoil the appearance of the aquarium.
Mainsail Castle for the aquarium is also very popular. It creates a sense of a real sea kingdom, the inhabitants of which, aquarium fish, play and frolic in this beautiful hideaway.
Grotto-rock for the aquarium looks like an element of the natural landscape. It can be planted with plants, and you get a natural effect.
Grotto of the skull for the aquarium will become a bright element of the arrangement of the bottom. On the ground, you can also place a few large coins pretreated with varnish from the effects of water, and the picture will become even more interesting.
Homemade grottoes for an aquarium
An interesting and unusual grotto for an aquarium can be created with your own hands from improvised materials.
Beautiful and organic look grottos from coconut for aquarium. The coconut shell must be thoroughly cleaned of the remains of the pulp, washed and dried. Then in it you can make several holes for free access of fish inside the shell and place the coconut in the aquarium.
Ceramic mainsail for an aquarium you can create from an old broken cup. If the container with water is large enough, then a sugar bowl or teapot is suitable for these purposes.
Grottoes made of bricks and the stones for the aquarium require a little more effort. To create them, you need to use a dilute concrete solution, which will secure the pebbles or brick fragments into a single composition. Another option is silicone glue, safe for marine life. While it is not dry after gluing the grotto, the seams need to be sifted with fine sand and a very original effect will be obtained.