Best 55-Gallon Aquariums for Beginners

Posted on June 27 2024, By: Aquarium Dimensions

With an enormous variety of 55-gallon aquariums on the market, we can understand how hard it can be to make the right decision on which one to trust. Therefore, here is a list of some of the best 55-gallon aquariums to point you in the right direction.

Aqua Culture Aquarium Starter Kit

The Aqua Culture Aquarium Starter Ki is a great option to add a touch of the tropical environment to your living spaces. This kit is an ideal way for brightening larger spaces where it can be placed on an appropriately sized aquarium stand. It is constructed from a quality glass at a reasonable price. Furthermore, as a beginner, you won’t be required to buy additional equipment and accessories, as it includes a powerful yet silent internal filtration system that sustains good health of your fish. LEDs built into its low profile hood create daylight glow.

Full Acrylic 360 Cylinder Aquarium Tank

The Full Acrylic 360 Cylinder Aquarium Tank (55 Gallons Tall Base Version) is constructed from acrylic of high strength that is 50 percent lighter and 8 times stronger than glass. It comes with a canopy and a custom stand. Its striking feature is its shape. Normally, we often come across tanks with rectangular or square shapes but this cylindrical shaped aquarium is something unique. With the dimensions of 20 x 20 x 67 inches, this 55-gallon aquarium brings winsomeness to your home when placed in the right position. Weighing 75 pounds, it includes filtration system, bio ball, air pump, and a compact light fixture.

Tetra 55 Gallon Aquarium Kit

The Tetra 55 Gallon Aquarium Kit is one of the best glass aquariums for beginners due to its reasonable price and quality components. It is all in one kit for starting a tropical environment in your home or office. It includes important accessories such as hinged hoods with LED lighting, heater, filter, thermometer, fish food, fish net, few decorations, water conditioner, and a guide. Measuring 48 x 13 x 20 inches, this tank is covered perfectly by two 24” hoods that provide it a sleek appearance. Moreover, the hood consists of pre-drilled hoods for placing equipment. The LEDs attached under the hood offer a bright daylight effect to your tank. It includes the Tetra Whisper 60 power filter which has a maximum flow rate of 330 GPH.

Aquarium Masters 55 Gallon Show Aquarium

The Aquarium Masters 55 Gallon Show Aquarium will need a suitable stand to place its four-foot-long frame. However, once it is set up, you'll be satisfied with the space it offers for plants, fish and decorations. This 55-gallon aquarium measures 48 x 13 x 20 inches and weighs 66 pounds. With its diamond-polished edges and distortion-free glass, it is ideal for novice aquarists .

Midwest Tropical Fountain Octagon Aquarium Kit

The Midwest Tropical Fountain Octagon Aquarium Kit (55 Gallon Tower) does not take much place in your room. Its bottom is made from a seamless acrylic and can be used with freshwater. The tank is 77 x 21 x 21 inches in dimension and weighs only 62lbs (which is relatively light). This 55-gallon aquarium comes with a self-contained cabin with concealed filter, lighting fixture, gravel, pump, and even plants. It occupies minimal floor area and is 80” high altogether.


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