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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Innovative Marine 7908
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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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The 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 36" Glass Canopy, Fits Aqueon 30/40gal Breeder (35.84 x 17.01 x 0.16in), Clear (A36GT)

User Ratings: 53 21

H2Pro A36GT First Impressions

"It is just what I wanted."

When I purchased these glass covers, I did it with my fingers crossed. When I first picked up the package, it was really light. Don't know about their longevity though. Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin. Sitting on the couch you can barely tell there's a hood on the tank. It would have been much easier to trim it prior to assembly. I have a 50 gallon tank with middle bar.

  • H2Pro 36" Glass Canopy, Fits Aqueon 30/40gal Breeder (35.84 x 17.01 x 0.16in), Clear (A36GT)
  • Compatible with Aqueon 30/40gal Breeder
  • Dimensions: 35.84 x 17.01 x 0.16in (910 x 432 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 A36GT
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H2Pro A36GT Final Thoughts

"It's low profile."

I bought this after the marine-land LED lid failed on me. It installed easily and looks great. Also, received a week earlier than scheduled date. When I purchased these glass covers, I did it with my fingers crossed. I ordered this canopy for my planted tank to cut down on evaporation. Two peel and stick plastic lift pulls are provided. When I first picked up the package, it was really light.

Overall Score
3.8


(10 Points)

4. Zoo Med Laboratories INC Paludarium Hood Black 12 INCH (690862)

Zoo Med 690862 First Impressions

"The year was 2019."

I have a Penn Plax 1200 filter on my 55 gallon tank. Def a good purchase if you are looking for a affordable 55 gallon glass lid. Just buy the correct ones and you'll be fine. Some of the reviews I read were quite unclear. With these glass pieces, I was able to use my large light bar. Def a good purchase if you are looking for a affordable 55 gallon glass lid. It was a hassle to open to feed the fish as well as to clean.

  • Zoo Med Laboratories INC Paludarium Hood Black 12 INCH (690862)
  • Designed to fit all 12 inch wide paludariums or naturalistic terrariums
  • This hood can hold one Paludarium 3-in-1 lamp or one incandescent heat lamp up to 60 watts
  • A built-in reflector allows for increased heat
  • UVB penetration in your terrarium
  • An on/off switch is conveniently located on the back of the hood
  • Manufacture: Zoo Med Laboratories
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Zoo Med 690862
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Zoo Med 690862 Final Thoughts

"The hinge is wonderful."

People complaining about fit probably didn't pat attention to the description. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked! I wasn't absolutely certain that they'd fit. I'm hopeful that I can trim the glass down with some emery cloth. Aquariums are less standard than you might think. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

5. Juwel Primolux 60 Replacement Hood

User Ratings: 63

Juwel JU36362NET First Impressions

"Perfectly!"

Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. It came with 8 hooks, but I only needed the 2. IF YOU BUY THIS HOOD BE SURE TO SEAL WITH SILICON WHERE WIRES GO TO INTO LIGHT GROUP. The light provided is a lot better compared the the marine-land LED. The glass and the plastic hinge form a tight fit that is difficult to get together. Just be careful when doing so cause the black plastic seems a little fragile. The glass and the plastic hinge form a tight fit that is difficult to get together.

  • Juwel Primolux 60 Replacement Hood
  • Wipe clean
  • Replacement Hood for the Juwel Rekord 60, 70, 600 & 700 and Juwel Primo 60 & 70 aquariums.
  • 23.6 x 11.8in.
  • Manufacture: Juwel
  • Product Dimensions: 0.39 x 0.39 x 0.39 inches; 3.53 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Juwel JU36362NET
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Juwel JU36362NET Final Thoughts

"Lights up my 5."

I bought this after the marine-land LED lid failed on me. So far very pleased with my purchase. Very shortly after I placed my order, I got a call from the seller. When I purchased these glass covers, I did it with my fingers crossed. It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement. Fit my 75 gallon All Glass aquarium with split covers perfectly. I have a Penn Plax 1200 filter on my 55 gallon tank.

Overall Score
4.6


(4 Points)

6. H2Pro Glass Canopy 2Piece Set for Marineland Perfecto 70/75/90/110 Gallon 48x18 Aquarium Fish Tank (...

User Ratings: 75 6

H2Pro M48GT First Impressions

"Better than expected!"

Had several cutouts to fit different size filters, heaters, etc. I'm really happy with how this turned out. Aside from these complaints I am very happy so I give it 4 stars. It looks sooooooo much nicer than the bulky old black top I had. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers! It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement. Bought one for a 10 gal Tetra aquarium.

  • H2Pro Glass Canopy 2Piece Set for Marineland Perfecto 70/75/90/110 Gallon 48x18 Aquarium Fish Tank (Eachpiece Measure 22.68 x 16.93 x 0.16in)
  • Fits one side of 70/75/90/110gal marine land, perfecto, and Tetra Tank. There are different Aquarium manufactures. Please measure your tank opening to the closest millimeter before purchasing!
  • Dimensions per piece includes plastic strip: 22.68 x 16.93 x 0.16in (57.6 x 43 X 0.4cm)
  • Features new and improved Tempered glass; durable and reduces evaporation
  • Clear plastic back strip that can be cut to fit your aquarium. Plastic back strip require force or lubricant to install.
  • Provides the area for your lighting to sit while allowing simple access to your aquarium
  • Manufacture: H2Pro
  • Product Dimensions: 4 x 15 x 25 inches; 10 Pounds
  • Editor's Impressions Of The H2Pro M48GT
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H2Pro M48GT Final Thoughts

"So that's also a plus."

The hooks for the back were an added bonus. I mean it's the same brand and says it's for our size tank. I absolutly love the product and the people. Also, received a week earlier than scheduled date. Lights are bright and makes my tank look really neat. I previously had a tank hood that took the long florescent bulbs. Very shortly after I placed my order, I got a call from the seller.

Overall Score
4.5


(697 Points)

7. J-star 6 Pcs Aquarium Acrylic Clip for Rimless Aquariums, Glass Lid Support Holder Clip, Transparent...

J-star First Impressions

"This will help immensely!"

So I re-measured, and told him that my tank was 12. He introduced himself and then confirmed my order. OMG it fits perfectly and make my tank look more vivid& beautiful. The lid is not heavy and the plastic is thin, but still does what it needs to do. I decided to introduce two Black Oscars into my tank. So I re-measured, and told him that my tank was 12. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue.

  • J-star 6 Pcs Aquarium Acrylic Clip for Rimless Aquariums, Glass Lid Support Holder Clip, Transparent Clip for Fish Tank
  • Made of high-quality acrylic material, non-toxic, high transparency, beautiful and durable for a long time to use.
  • A variety of specifications meet different fish tank glass thickness, suitable for fish tanks or pet boxes that need to be covered.
  • The aquarium lid clips can be directly hung on the side of the fish tank, and equipment such as aquarium lights, filters, and fish tank covers can be placed on the bracket.
  • Fish tank clip are used for all kinds of open clear tanks, fish tanks, landscape tanks, turtle or snake tanks, and pet glass tanks that require heat preservation.
  • Easy to install and use, they are great accessory for aquariums and fish tanks. Recommended to use 4 pcs for small tanks and 6 pcs for large tanks.
  • Manufacture: J-star
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J-star Final Thoughts

"The quality is 100% good."

Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. MIGHT DO YOU GOOD TO CHOOSE ANOTHER BRAND. Very shortly after I placed my order, I got a call from the seller. Two peel and stick plastic lift pulls are provided. We were not able to get the covers on without lubricating them first. I bought this hood to replace the glass ones I had.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

8. Pack of 4 Stainless Steel Aquarium Fish Tank Glass Cover Clip Support Holder for Protecting(6mm)

User Ratings: 52

Fdit First Impressions

"No problems as of yet."

Had several cutouts to fit different size filters, heaters, etc. We got an old reptile tank that someone was using as a fishtank. They fit perfectly on my tank, pretty thick glass& the handles attach easily. THERE ARE NO REPLACEMENT LIGHTS AVAILABLE. Hoods work great and light is bright. I wasn't absolutely certain that they'd fit. It was a hassle to open to feed the fish as well as to clean.

  • Pack of 4 Stainless Steel Aquarium Fish Tank Glass Cover Clip Support Holder for Protecting(6mm)
  • ★Special shape design, will be easy to mount.
  • ★The silicone cushion on the clip will protect the fish tank cover.
  • ★It can hold the aquarium glass cover firmly and prevent it from slipping.
  • ★Made of high quality material, which is durable and rust resistant for long term use.
  • ★Available in 4 sizes, fit 6mm/8mm/10mm/12mm thickness fish tank glass.
  • Manufacture: Fdit
  • Item Weight: 0.704 ounces
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Fdit Final Thoughts

"I would buy again."

It is flat and sleek, the led lights are fantastic. Just be careful when doing so cause the black plastic seems a little fragile. It was a hair too narrow across and way too deep. Words cannot explain how much I adore this! The lid is not heavy and the plastic is thin, but still does what it needs to do. Hoods work great and light is bright. Long story short, I got rid of Dolce and Gabbana.

Overall Score
4.3


(23 Points)

9. Perfecto Manufacturing APFBAG028 Marineland Plastic Hood Back Strip Lighting for Aquarium, Large, Cl...

User Ratings: 63 12

Perfecto 308858 First Impressions

"Fit my tank perfectly."

Because it comes with the handles unattached so you can place them where you want. I almost thought they shipped me the wrong item haha. I got the package within a couple of days, much sooner than I expected. Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. It would have been much easier to trim it prior to assembly. I'm hopeful that I can trim the glass down with some emery cloth. However the first one came with one sides of the glass was broken.

  • Perfecto Manufacturing APFBAG028 Marineland Plastic Hood Back Strip Lighting for Aquarium, Large, Clear
  • Item Package Height:63.5 Centimeters
  • Item Package Length:0.635 Centimeters
  • Item Package Width:8.255 Centimeters
  • Product Type:Lamp
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches; 0.32 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Perfecto 308858
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Perfecto 308858 Final Thoughts

"Its an interesting lid."

They provide extra handles just in case which is nice. The hood fits perfectly on my 55 gallon tank which has a divider in the middle. I mean it's the same brand and says it's for our size tank. I went through many reviews before buying this lid. I'm wondering if I could just be sent the other plastic piece I'm missing. NOW IN LATE APRIL, TWO OF THE THREE LED GROUPS ARE OUT. It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement.

Overall Score
4.2


(63 Points)

10. inTank Filtration Cover for Waterbox Cube 15 and Waterbox Peninsula Mini 25

User Ratings: 50

inTank WB20CV First Impressions

"So far they're sticking."

They dont have any borders on them to make handling easier. I thought of putting some hot silicone to prevent this, but never got to do it. I mean it's the same brand and says it's for our size tank. Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. The instructions are good, I suggesting following them. The tape provided has a little tab that makes it easy to peel and stick. Perfect fit for older aquarium's with thicker center piece and sides.

  • inTank Filtration Cover for Waterbox Cube 15 and Waterbox Peninsula Mini 25
  • Fits Waterbox CUBE 15 and Waterbox Peninsula Mini 25. Hides filtration equipment. Hides equipment cords. Completes your aquarium by providing a custom look
  • 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. Easy to clean and install. Sits onto pf 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. Cover also features knockouts for a cord and to use the inTank AIO Surface Skimmer
  • Made in the USA - CNC laser cut and precision bending assembly method from a single piece
  • Manufacture: inTank
  • Product Dimensions: 15.25 x 3.75 x 3.6 inches; 12.8 Ounces
  • Editor's Impressions Of The inTank WB20CV
  • Quality
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inTank WB20CV Final Thoughts

"The fit, the look."

Other than that, it was really easy to put together and set up. The lighting had failed in my 55 gal aquarium. The instructions are good, I suggesting following them. I got the package within a couple of days, much sooner than I expected. WE are very happy with these glass covers. The design is very low profile which I like a lot. I bought this for my 55 gallon tank that has no divider, thinking it would work.

Overall Score
4.0


(2 Points)

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