Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Tetra Aquarium Hoods

1. Tetra LED Aquarium Hood, Low Profile, Energy Efficient Hood with Lighting

User Ratings: 71 4

Tetra NV33149 First Impressions

"The packaging is amazing."

It's a little difficult to put on but it does snatch into place. That tank hood went bad after only a year. Aside from these complaints I am very happy so I give it 4 stars. This is a perfect fit for a 75gallon aquarium I bought used. I am quite happy with the product otherwise. The plastic pieces to break out for the filter and such are perfect for my needs. Dont blame manufacturer if you can read a ruler.

  • Tetra LED Aquarium Hood, Low Profile, Energy Efficient Hood with Lighting
  • aquarium HOOD WITH LEDS: Low-profile, hinged hood houses white LED lights that create a natural underwater shimmer effect.
  • ENERGY EFFICIENT: Built-in LEDs – no bulbs to replace.
  • FILTER COMPATIBLE: Cutouts in the back of the hood can accommodate a variety of filters.
  • RANGE OF SIZES: Tetra LED Hoods are available in multiple sizes to accommodate most rectangular tanks.
  • SIZE: Measures 24 inches wide by 12 inches deep.
  • Manufacture: Tetra
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 12 x 2.5 inches; 1 Pounds
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Tetra NV33149
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Tetra NV33149 Final Thoughts

"The lid looks very nice."

Other than that, it was really easy to put together and set up. The space in the back fits my heater and filter perfectly. Dont blame manufacturer if you can read a ruler. EVEN DOWN TO THE TWO SIDED TAPE THAT HOLD THE HANDLES TO THE LIP TOP! We were not able to get the covers on without lubricating them first. Some of the reviews I read were quite unclear. I bought this hood to replace the glass ones I had.

Overall Score
4.5


(2154 Points)

2. Perfecto Manufacturing APF77205 Marineland Incandescent Recessed Full Lighting Hoods for Aquarium, 2...

User Ratings: 70

Perfecto 308837 First Impressions

"I love it!"

THERE ARE NO REPLACEMENT LIGHTS AVAILABLE. Additionally, the lighting with the original hood was terrible. They fit my 75 gallon aqueon fish tank like a glove. When I would attempt to feed them, these monsters would JUMP out of the tank. EVEN DOWN TO THE TWO SIDED TAPE THAT HOLD THE HANDLES TO THE LIP TOP! It is bright, easy to use, and fits my 20 gallon aquarium perfect. You have to assemble the LED lights to the hood yourself.

  • Perfecto Manufacturing APF77205 Marineland Incandescent Recessed Full Lighting Hoods for Aquarium, 20-Inch, Black
  • This product is easy to use
  • This product adds a great Value
  • This product is Manufactured in United States
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Perfecto 308837
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Perfecto 308837 Final Thoughts

"I'll never tell."

They murdered almost every fish in my tank. So far very pleased with my purchase. Bought one for a 10 gal Tetra aquarium. The lighting had failed in my 55 gal aquarium. Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. Just buy the correct ones and you'll be fine. Perfect fit for older aquarium's with thicker center piece and sides.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

3. H2Pro 24" Glass Canopy 15/20/ 55-Gallon Aquarium Fish Tank (23.07 x 11.69 x 0.16in)

User Ratings: 71 5

H2Pro 24GT First Impressions

"Let's lots of light in."

The tape provided has a little tab that makes it easy to peel and stick. When I purchased these glass covers, I did it with my fingers crossed. Yet another reason why I hate Top Fin. I got the package within a couple of days, much sooner than I expected. Other than that, it was really easy to put together and set up. It comes with a fold that you can cut off if you want. I immediately went to putting it together, which sounds easier that it really is.

  • H2Pro 24" Glass Canopy 15/20/ 55-Gallon Aquarium Fish Tank (23.07 x 11.69 x 0.16in)
  • Fits 15/20H/55 gallon Fish tanks (marine land & perfecto). there are different Aquarium manufactures. Please measure your Tank opening to the closest millimeter before purchasing!
  • Dimensions: 23.07 x 11.69 x 0.16in (58.6 x 23.2 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
  • Provides the area for your Lighting to sit while allowing simple access to your Aquarium
  • Manufacture: H2Pro
  • Item Weight: 3.49 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 7 x 26 inches
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H2Pro 24GT Final Thoughts

"Love this canopy."

I like that there's a double opening and that the pop outs are easy to remove. I ordered this canopy for my planted tank to cut down on evaporation. The light provided is a lot better compared the the marine-land LED. It's a little difficult to put on but it does snatch into place. ITS UP TO YOU TO GET YOUR MEASURMENTS RIGHT. It has a feeding hole and holes for the cables and filter. Additionally, the lighting with the original hood was terrible.

Overall Score
4.4


(502 Points)

4. All Glass Aquarium AAG29051 Versa Top for 36 by 18-Inch tank.

User Ratings: 43 19

All Glass Aquariums 15905290517 First Impressions

"The fit, the look."

The hood fits perfectly on my 55 gallon tank which has a divider in the middle. 2 packages of 2 stick on handles for the lids were included. I'm hopeful that I can trim the glass down with some emery cloth. I immediately went to putting it together, which sounds easier that it really is. Hoods work great and light is bright. Lights are bright and makes my tank look really neat. It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement.

  • All Glass Aquarium AAG29051 Versa Top for 36 by 18-Inch tank.
  • 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 Special store use Versa-Tops feature heavy 3/16 glass with notched Corners for air lines and larger glass sections that allow easier Use with braced frame Contains 2 complete hinged sections
  • Use with braced frame
  • Contains 2 complete hinged sections
  • Manufacture: Allen's Bookshop
  • Product Dimensions: 23.3 x 10.6 x 3.9 inches; 2 Pounds
  • Editor's Impressions Of The All Glass Aquariums 15905290517
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All Glass Aquariums 15905290517 Final Thoughts

"Naturally fit perfectly."

The knockouts aren't to difficult, I used needle nose pliers and snapped really easy. The hooks for the back were an added bonus. I'm hopeful that I can trim the glass down with some emery cloth. I like that there's a double opening and that the pop outs are easy to remove. You also have a second extender to make it bigger for bigger tanks. Def a good purchase if you are looking for a affordable 55 gallon glass lid. The hood fits perfectly on my 55 gallon tank which has a divider in the middle.

Overall Score
3.4


(45 Points)

5. Forgun 5 Pcs/Set Fish Net Artemia Filter-Shrimp Mini Portable Fishing Fish Tank Aquarium Dense Mesh ...

User Ratings: 36 17

Forgun First Impressions

"Well worth the price."

Now, getting to what I know you are all reading this review for- the new tank lids. The company was super fast with their shipping and really great customer service. Just buy the correct ones and you'll be fine. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXCELLENT PRODUCT! Despite other reviews, this hood did fit my 55 gallon aquarium perfectly. Overall, very happy with this canopy set and you definitely can't beat the price. I have a hanging filter across the back on one side.

  • Forgun 5 Pcs/Set Fish Net Artemia Filter-Shrimp Mini Portable Fishing Fish Tank Aquarium Dense Mesh Small Pore Tool
  • ♥ Total Length: 25cm(9.84in)
  • ♥ Net Diameter: 10cm(3.94in)
  • ♥ High density and high quality.
  • ♥ Super-fine net will effectively filter mini fish and shrimp.
  • ♥ The net is mini size and specially designed for fishing for mini fish or shrimp.
  • Manufacture: Forgun
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Forgun Final Thoughts

"The light is very bright."

They provide extra handles just in case which is nice. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked! Bought one for a 10 gal Tetra aquarium. I am very happy with this purchase! I highly recommend this product from THIS seller. I bought this hood to replace the glass ones I had. I bought this after the marine-land LED lid failed on me.

Overall Score
3.6


(5 Points)

6. Perfecto Manufacturing Hinged Rectangle Aquarium Canopy in Glass

User Ratings: 64 11

Perfecto R01929 First Impressions

"It fits any 75 gallon."

My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing. It would have been much easier to trim it prior to assembly. It fit the 55gallon tank without an issue. You do have to put the LED's in yourself but it is super super easy. With these glass pieces, I was able to use my large light bar. Don't know about their longevity though. It is flat and sleek, the led lights are fantastic.

  • Perfecto Manufacturing Hinged Rectangle Aquarium Canopy in Glass
  • A crystal clear glass canopy provides the area for your lighting to sit while allowing easy access to your tank
  • Just install the handle(provided) with the double sided tape
  • The vinyl strip on the back is convenient for custom set ups so you can cut where you need holes
  • Manufacture: TopDawg Pet Supply
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches; 1 Pounds
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Perfecto R01929
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Perfecto R01929 Final Thoughts

"This will help immensely!"

It was a hassle to open to feed the fish as well as to clean. Shipping was a little slow but hey it's free and it came intact! I went through many reviews before buying this lid. I would order this again in a heartbeat. The tape provided has a little tab that makes it easy to peel and stick. I'm wondering if I could just be sent the other plastic piece I'm missing. Additionally, the lighting with the original hood was terrible.

Overall Score
4.2


(469 Points)

7. H2Pro 16″ Glass Canopy 5.5 Gallon Aquarium Fish Tank (15.28 x 7.56 x 0.16in)

H2Pro 16GT First Impressions

"It was quite junk."

When I first picked up the package, it was really light. It was a hair too narrow across and way too deep. Overall everything came intact and its working so I'm satisfied. Aqueon has different measurements from Marineland tanks. Mine slid right on with no problem so that might be an issue that they have fixed. Aside from these complaints I am very happy so I give it 4 stars. Aquariums are less standard than you might think.

  • H2Pro 16″ Glass Canopy 5.5 Gallon Aquarium Fish Tank (15.28 x 7.56 x 0.16in)
  • Fits Most 5.5 Gallon Fish Tanks. There are different aquarium manufactures. PLEASE MEASURE your tank opening to the closest millimeter before purchasing!
  • Dimensions: 15.28 x 7.56 x 0.16in (388 x 192 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
  • Manufacture: H2Pro
  • Editor's Impressions Of The H2Pro 16GT
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H2Pro 16GT Final Thoughts

"I love it!"

I previously had a tank hood that took the long florescent bulbs. That tank hood went bad after only a year. MIGHT DO YOU GOOD TO CHOOSE ANOTHER BRAND. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked! Perfect fit for older aquarium's with thicker center piece and sides. You have to assemble the LED lights to the hood yourself. I think a tank could have rolled over the box and the glass wouldn't have cracked!

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

8. All Glass Aquarium AAG21248 Fluorescent Deluxe Hood, 48-Inch

User Ratings: 76 5

All Glass Aquariums 100121248 First Impressions

"Thanks a lot."

FACTORY WATERPROOFING IS INADEQUATE. Fit perfectly on my aqueon 10 gallon tank and was really easy to put together. They didnt cut me but they did have a painful feel to them. I bought this hood to replace the glass ones I had. Nice that the seller called to ensure a good fit before shipping. I love it love it love it, and my fish are now happy! So far very pleased with my purchase.

  • All Glass Aquarium AAG21248 Fluorescent Deluxe Hood, 48-Inch
  • Our most popular Hood is designed to perfectly compliment your All-Glass aquarium.
  • It is custom fit to sit on the inside lip of the aquarium frame, which greatly reduces evaporation.
  • They are designed to fit all major brands of aquariums.
  • Includes Three 15 Watt Tubes With An Aluminum Reflector
  • Manufacture: Allen's Bookshop
  • Editor's Impressions Of The All Glass Aquariums 100121248
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All Glass Aquariums 100121248 Final Thoughts

"The quality is 100% good."

I immediately went to putting it together, which sounds easier that it really is. They murdered almost every fish in my tank. When I first picked up the package, it was really light. The lid is not heavy and the plastic is thin, but still does what it needs to do. It came with 8 hooks, but I only needed the 2. Fit perfectly on my aqueon 10 gallon tank and was really easy to put together. I immediately went to putting it together, which sounds easier that it really is.

Overall Score
4.5


(424 Points)

9. 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
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fdit
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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)

10. Juwel Support Strap For Vision 260

User Ratings: 29

Juwel 54388/4005 First Impressions

"So far they're sticking."

Had several cutouts to fit different size filters, heaters, etc. You have to assemble the LED lights to the hood yourself. My old hood was cracked and in desperate need of replacing. Unlike others on Amazon, this is real tempered glass and very strong. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers! I would order this again in a heartbeat. I got the package within a couple of days, much sooner than I expected.

  • Juwel Support Strap For Vision 260
  • Wipe clean
  • Replacement support strap.
  • Fits the Vision 260.
  • Manufacture: Juwel
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Juwel 54388/4005
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Juwel 54388/4005 Final Thoughts

"So, I bought it."

It doesn't have a recessed area to help avoid movement. EVEN DOWN TO THE TWO SIDED TAPE THAT HOLD THE HANDLES TO THE LIP TOP! Aquariums are less standard than you might think. I am very happy I didn't list to the nay sayers! They fit perfectly on my tank, pretty thick glass& the handles attach easily. They didnt cut me but they did have a painful feel to them. It installed easily and looks great.

Overall Score
4.3


(2 Points)

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