Top 6 Fluorescent and LED Aquarium Light Hoods

Get the Best Lighting for Your Fish

Lighting that is suitable for fish-only saltwater as well as freshwater fish aquariums, light hoods are available in a choice of finishes, a wide range of sizes, and come equipped with standard or NO (Normal Output) fluorescent bulb or tube configurations. Designed for standard gallon sized tanks, such as a 10, 20L, 20H, 40B, 55, 75 and many others, from this list of top pick basic fluorescent light hoods, it shouldn't be hard to find one to fit your aquarium.

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    All-Glass Hoods

    All-Glass has a wide variety of aquarium hood sizes (18", 20", 24", 30", 36" and 48") to fit almost any standard gallon sized aquarium. Choice of black or oak finishes. Don't need a full hood fixture? Single, double, and triple bulb light "strips" are available as well.

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    All-Glass Versa-Top. Photo by PriceGrabber

    These glass canopies reduce evaporation and prevent fish from jumping out of the aquarium. Each Versa-Top has a Super-flex hinge that simplifies feeding by remaining open without any propping or holding. Glass canopies provide a protective layer between your aquarium and light fixture. Includes a clear vinyl back strip.

    Note: Before ordering a glass canopy for your tank, measure the opening in your tank carefully. Not all canopies made by all manufacturers will fit all tanks.

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    Marineland Fluorescent Aquarium Hoods. Photo by PriceGrabber

    Marineland's universal design fits all brands of aquariums. These hood fixtures are vented for heat dissipation and made of high-impact polystyrene, while water-resistant rubber boots protect switches from corrosion. The electronic ballast provides quiet, reliable operation. A fluorescent bulb is included. This hood is available in 16", 20", 24" and 30" sizes with a black finish.

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    Marineland LED Hood
    Marineland LED Hood. Photo by PriceGrabber

    The Marineland LED Aquarium Hoods are state of the art light hoods. The LED lights give the same shimmering effect as Metal Halides. The low power consumption and long bulb life make these sleek, low profile hoods more economical to operate than their fluorescent cousins. Available in 3 sizes which fit most 20, 24 and 30-inch sizes.

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    Perfecto Light Hoods
    Perfecto Light Hoods. PriceGrabber

    A complete line of Perfecto hoods to fit standard sized gallon aquariums, as well as hex and flat-back hex tanks. The 18" hoods can accommodate a second light for greater illumination. Choice of black, oak, or wood grain finishes. Don't need a full hood fixture? Single and double bulb light "strips" are available as well.

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    Perfecto Glass Canopy. Photo by PriceGrabber

    Perfecto Glass Canopies includes a hinge, handle, and a 2 1/2" back plastic strip. Glass canopies reduce evaporation and prevent fish from jumping out of the aquarium. Both LED and Fluorescent light fixtures can be placed directly on top of glass canopies which will protect the light fixtures from water damage.

    Note: Before ordering a glass canopy for your tank, measure the opening in your tank carefully. Not all canopies made by all manufacturers are interchangeable and may not fit tanks...MORE made by other manufacturers.