Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Innovative Marine Aquarium Hoods

1. Innovative Marine Screen Cover Lid Clips

User Ratings: 64 4

Innovative Marine 7908 First Impressions

"The power cord is nice."

My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing. The lid is not heavy and the plastic is thin, but still does what it needs to do. Had a small issue with the handles. Which living in the countryside makes these a hard to find item. OMG it fits perfectly and make my tank look more vivid& beautiful. I am quite happy with the product otherwise. My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing.

  • Innovative Marine Screen Cover Lid Clips
  • Fits rimless glass or acrylic tanks with a thickness of 15mm
  • 4 clips per pack, color: Clear
  • Depth of holding area: 5/8" Length of clip: 2"
  • Provides a clean finished look by holding screen or lid below / flush with the rim of the aquarium
  • Manufacture: Innovative Marine
  • Product Dimensions: 3 x 2 x 1 inches; 0.64 Ounces
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Innovative Marine 7908 Final Thoughts

"Let's talk about LEDs."

The WS2812B LED lights are simply resting on top of the glass. I AM NOT HAPPY WITH QUALITY OF PRODUCT NOR WITH LACK OF REPLACEMENT LIGHTS. Just buy the correct ones and you'll be fine. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. When I purchased these glass covers, I did it with my fingers crossed. The plastic pieces to break out for the filter and such are perfect for my needs. So far very pleased with my purchase.

Overall Score
4.3


(149 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Innovative Marine Aquarium Hoods

2. Innovative Marine DIY SafeScreen Mesh Screen Kit

User Ratings: 54 15

Innovative Marine First Impressions

"I'm very pleased."

The hooks for the back were an added bonus. I wasn't absolutely certain that they'd fit. Unfortunately, the price seems a little. NOW IN LATE APRIL, TWO OF THE THREE LED GROUPS ARE OUT. I would order this again in a heartbeat. The lid is not heavy and the plastic is thin, but still does what it needs to do. Which living in the countryside makes these a hard to find item.

  • Innovative Marine DIY SafeScreen Mesh Screen Kit
  • Prevents livestock from leaving your tank | Molded "lipped" rails allow screen to sit neatly on the inside rim of your aquarium
  • Powder coated for extra protection | "Snap-In" plastic ridged spline | Thin clear mesh allow for more light penetration
  • Extra thick lightweight aluminum | Breakaway corners allows for cord management
  • Can be used for framed and rimless aquariums | Ample protection 1/4” spacing mesh screen
  • Carefully Measure Length of Rails and Cut for a Perfect Fit | Cutting Tool Not Included
  • Manufacture: Innovative Marine
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Innovative Marine Final Thoughts

"I have a standard 10 gal."

I absolutly love the product and the people. When I would attempt to feed them, these monsters would JUMP out of the tank. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked! Had a small issue with the handles. MIGHT DO YOU GOOD TO CHOOSE ANOTHER BRAND. Words cannot explain how much I adore this! Shipping was a little slow but hey it's free and it came intact!

Overall Score
3.9


(94 Points)

3. H2Pro 20" Glass Canopy, Fits Seapora & Deep Blue 10gal (18.94 x 9.06 x 0.16in), Clear (S20GT)

User Ratings: 32 23

H2Pro S20GT First Impressions

"Not a big deal."

He introduced himself and then confirmed my order. They fit our 90 gallon tank perfectly. MIGHT DO YOU GOOD TO CHOOSE ANOTHER BRAND. I am quite happy with the product otherwise. It is bright, easy to use, and fits my 20 gallon aquarium perfect. It installed easily and looks great. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers!

  • H2Pro 20" Glass Canopy, Fits Seapora & Deep Blue 10gal (18.94 x 9.06 x 0.16in), Clear (S20GT)
  • Compatible with Seapora & Deep Blue 10gal
  • Dimensions: 18.94 x 9.06 x 0.16in (481 x 230 x 4mm)
  • Features new and improved tempered glass; durable and reduces evaporation
  • Clear plastic back strip that can be cut to fit your aquarium
  • Provides the area for your lighting to sit while allowing simple access to your aquarium
  • Age range description: All Life Stages
  • Manufacture: H2Pro
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H2Pro S20GT Final Thoughts

"Fits perfectly."

The space in the back fits my heater and filter perfectly. Which living in the countryside makes these a hard to find item. Also, received a week earlier than scheduled date. Additionally, the lighting with the original hood was terrible. I almost thought they shipped me the wrong item haha. I am quite happy with the product otherwise. My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing.

Overall Score
3.3


(9 Points)

4. Top Quality Flourescent Deluxe Hood 36bf Hood Black

Central Garden & Pet - Aquatic First Impressions

"Lights up my 5."

ITS UP TO YOU TO GET YOUR MEASURMENTS RIGHT. The hooks for the back were an added bonus. Also, received a week earlier than scheduled date. The WS2812B LED lights are simply resting on top of the glass. Unfortunately, the price seems a little. Hoods work great and light is bright. It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement.

  • Top Quality Flourescent Deluxe Hood 36bf Hood Black
  • Manufacture: Central Garden & Pet - Aquatic
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Central Garden & Pet - Aquatic Final Thoughts

"Lights up my 5."

I have an Aqueon QuietFlow 30 and it fit just fine. Despite other reviews, this hood did fit my 55 gallon aquarium perfectly. They provide extra handles just in case which is nice. Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin. Additionally, the lighting with the original hood was terrible. They provide extra handles just in case which is nice. They provide extra handles just in case which is nice.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Aqueon AAG21236 Fluorescent Deluxe Hood, 36-Inch, Black

User Ratings: 77 7

Aqueon 13148 First Impressions

"The fit, the look."

With these glass pieces, I was able to use my large light bar. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked! I have a hanging filter across the back on one side. Also, as far as the plastic back piece being hard to fit on lid. The instructions are good, I suggesting following them. I immediately went to putting it together, which sounds easier that it really is. We got an old reptile tank that someone was using as a fishtank.

  • Aqueon AAG21236 Fluorescent Deluxe Hood, 36-Inch, Black
  • Fluorescent deluxe hood
  • Designed to fit on the inside rim of your aquarium to help prevent seepage
  • Full length door provides easy access while the cut-out sections in the back provide spaces for installation of heaters, power filters
  • Available in black color
  • Measures 36-inch length
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Item Weight: 1 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 36 x 1 x 1 inches
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Aqueon 13148 Final Thoughts

"One more thing."

It looks sooooooo much nicer than the bulky old black top I had. I decided to introduce two Black Oscars into my tank. I wasn't absolutely certain that they'd fit. They didnt cut me but they did have a painful feel to them. Fit my 75 gallon All Glass aquarium with split covers perfectly. New handles work amazing as expected and my tank looks great. The WS2812B LED lights are simply resting on top of the glass.

Overall Score
4.5


(352 Points)

6. Perfecto Manufacturing APF75205 Marineland Fluorescent Recessed Full Lighting Hoods for Aquarium, 20...

User Ratings: 61 11

Perfecto 308832 First Impressions

"I'm very pleased."

Don't know about their longevity though. Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin. I am quite happy with the product otherwise. It was a hassle to open to feed the fish as well as to clean. The tape provided has a little tab that makes it easy to peel and stick. I bought this hood to replace the glass ones I had. New handles work amazing as expected and my tank looks great.

  • Perfecto Manufacturing APF75205 Marineland Fluorescent Recessed Full Lighting Hoods for Aquarium, 20-Inch, Black
  • Recessed Full Hood. Miscellaneous Aquarium
  • Manufacturer: PERFECTO MANUFACTURING
  • Manufacturer part number: 75205
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Item Weight: 0.32 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 20 x 10.5 x 3.5 inches
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Perfecto 308832 Final Thoughts

"Pleased with purchase!"

Now, getting to what I know you are all reading this review for- the new tank lids. It installed easily and looks great. 2 packages of 2 stick on handles for the lids were included. Very shortly after I placed my order, I got a call from the seller. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXCELLENT PRODUCT! ITS UP TO YOU TO GET YOUR MEASURMENTS RIGHT. The company was super fast with their shipping and really great customer service.

Overall Score
4.2


(26 Points)

7. inTank Filtration Cover for Innovataive Marine Fusion 20 and Lagoon 25

inTank IM20CV First Impressions

"The light was included."

I ordered this canopy for my planted tank to cut down on evaporation. IF YOU BUY THIS HOOD BE SURE TO SEAL WITH SILICON WHERE WIRES GO TO INTO LIGHT GROUP. The hooks for the back were an added bonus. I'm really happy with how this turned out. Some of the reviews I read were quite unclear. Fit my 75 gallon All Glass aquarium with split covers perfectly. I previously had a tank hood that took the long florescent bulbs.

  • inTank Filtration Cover for Innovataive Marine Fusion 20 and Lagoon 25
  • HIDES filtration equipment, equipment cords and DAMPENS noise. Fits Innovative Marine Fusion 20 and Lagoon 25. Installs over the Innovative Marine screen kit
  • Rear of cover is open so cords can be routed without being seen. Top, sides and front are covered
  • Black in color to blend into the aquarium. Made of ultra strong and durable ABS plastic. Completes your aquarium by providing a custom look
  • Easy to clean and install. Sits onto of the rear area and locks into glass walls. Knockout area can be removed without tools for use with a lighting goose neck or mounting bracket. ADDITIONAL knockout(s) can be easily cut with a nipper or snips.
  • Cover also features knockouts for cords and to use the inTank AIO Surface Skimmer. Made in the USA - CNC laser cut and precision bending assembly method from a single piece using tab technology
  • Manufacture: inTank
  • Product Dimensions: 23.1 x 3.5 x 3.75 inches; 1.2 Pounds
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inTank IM20CV Final Thoughts

"Everything."

My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing. They provide extra handles just in case which is nice. I almost thought they shipped me the wrong item haha. The lighting had failed in my 55 gal aquarium. Only odd thing is that the plastic back is not full width. Fit my 75 gallon All Glass aquarium with split covers perfectly. Def a good purchase if you are looking for a affordable 55 gallon glass lid.

Overall Score
4.0


(1 Points)

8. Aqueon Aquarium AAG29030 Versa Top, 30-Inch

User Ratings: 62 10

Aqueon 13121 First Impressions

"No problems as of yet."

It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers! This is a perfect fit for a 75gallon aquarium I bought used. Also, as far as the plastic back piece being hard to fit on lid. Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. Overall everything came intact and its working so I'm satisfied. NOW IN LATE APRIL, TWO OF THE THREE LED GROUPS ARE OUT.

  • Aqueon Aquarium AAG29030 Versa Top, 30-Inch
  • Our glass tops are perfect for reducing evaporation and keeping fish from jumping out of your aquarium
  • Each Versa-Top features a clear vinyl back strip that can be easily cut to custom fit your accessories
  • Versa-Tops feature heavy 3/16 glass with notched Corners for air lines and larger glass sections that allow easier netting of fish
  • Glass lid is designed for a 30-inch Aquarium, lid will measure slightly smaller to fit on top of your Aquarium
  • Manufacture: Allen's Bookshop
  • Product Dimensions: 31 x 5.5 x 1.5 inches; 2 Pounds
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Aqueon 13121 Final Thoughts

"It just fits."

I bought this after the marine-land LED lid failed on me. Dont blame manufacturer if you can read a ruler. I used the extra space to run the heater cable, but still had to cut for my filter. It is flat and sleek, the led lights are fantastic. When I would attempt to feed them, these monsters would JUMP out of the tank. The plastic pieces to break out for the filter and such are perfect for my needs. So I re-measured, and told him that my tank was 12.

Overall Score
4.2


(511 Points)

9. H2Pro 36" Glass Canopy, 2PCS Set Compatible with Seapora & Deep Blue 40gal Breeder (16.93 x 16.54 x ...

User Ratings: 75 25

H2Pro S36GT First Impressions

"It fits any 75 gallon."

It's nothing major just something to know if you have a stupid fish like me lol. I bought this for my 55 gallon tank that has no divider, thinking it would work. All in all, I'm very pleased with my purchase. With these glass pieces, I was able to use my large light bar. Aqueon has different measurements from Marineland tanks. Picture shows the one I did receive. It comes with a fold that you can cut off if you want.

  • H2Pro 36" Glass Canopy, 2PCS Set Compatible with Seapora & Deep Blue 40gal Breeder (16.93 x 16.54 x 0.16in), Clear (S36GT)
  • 2PCS Set Compatible with Seapora & Deep Blue 40gal Breeder
  • Dimensions Per Piece: 16.93 x 16.54 x 0.16in (430 x 420 x 4mm)
  • Features new and improved tempered glass; durable and reduces evaporation
  • Clear plastic back strip that can be cut to fit your aquarium
  • Provides the area for your lighting to sit while allowing simple access to your aquarium
  • Age range description: All Life Stages
  • Manufacture: H2Pro
  • Editor's Impressions Of The H2Pro S36GT
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H2Pro S36GT Final Thoughts

"Thanks a lot."

It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. I highly recommend this product from THIS seller. Fit perfectly on my aqueon 10 gallon tank and was really easy to put together. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers! It would have been much easier to trim it prior to assembly. He introduced himself and then confirmed my order. So I re-measured, and told him that my tank was 12.

Overall Score
4.0


(5 Points)

10. R&J Enterprises ARJ00243 Birch Wood Aquarium Canopy, 48 by 13-Inch, Black

User Ratings: 69 23

R&J Enterprises 733504 First Impressions

"They were big."

It comes with a fold that you can cut off if you want. The plastic pieces to break out for the filter and such are perfect for my needs. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. Overall everything came intact and its working so I'm satisfied. Sitting on the couch you can barely tell there's a hood on the tank. Words cannot explain how much I adore this! I love it love it love it, and my fish are now happy!

  • R&J Enterprises ARJ00243 Birch Wood Aquarium Canopy, 48 by 13-Inch, Black
  • Birch series canopy is designed for 55-gallon aquarium tank
  • Made of birch wood material
  • Features hinged lid access
  • Available in black color with high gloss finish
  • Measures 48-inch length by 13-inch width by 7-inch height
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Product Dimensions: 48 x 13 x 7 inches; 1 Pounds
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R&J Enterprises 733504 Final Thoughts

"It was quite junk."

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXCELLENT PRODUCT! If you measure your openings carefully, it will fit. I bought this after the marine-land LED lid failed on me. Lights are bright and makes my tank look really neat. They dont have any borders on them to make handling easier. Don't know about their longevity though. The hood fits perfectly on my 55 gallon tank which has a divider in the middle.

Overall Score
3.9


(10 Points)

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