Originally Posted by dave56
You will need aqueon glass tops to fit the aqueon tank. They make thiers a wierd size so only thier brand will fit the tank opening. The plastic strip comes with the tops.
^^ Yes! That is the problem, I bought the Aqueon tops for my tank( Marineland) and they didn't fit. I'm going to try the Perfecto, since they're the same brand as the stock hoods. For some reason Aqueon 55's have a wider surface area. Tigris, you can find the tops you need at Petco.