10 Best Fish Tank Lights For Plants

Updated on: June 2021

Best Fish Tank Lights For Plants in 2021


NICREW ClassicLED Aquarium Light, Fish Tank Light with Extendable Brackets, White and Blue LEDs, Size 18 to 24 Inch, 11 Watts

NICREW ClassicLED Aquarium Light, Fish Tank Light with Extendable Brackets, White and Blue LEDs, Size 18 to 24 Inch, 11 Watts
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

NICREW ClassicLED Plus Planted Aquarium Light, Full Spectrum LED Fish Tank Light for Freshwater Plants, 18 to 24 Inch, 15 Watts

NICREW ClassicLED Plus Planted Aquarium Light, Full Spectrum LED Fish Tank Light for Freshwater Plants, 18 to 24 Inch, 15 Watts
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • Stylish and modern look with low profile aluminum design
  • The full-spectrum array combines white, blue, red and green LEDs to be brighter than the ClassicLED
  • Adjustable fixture legs fit both rimless and framed aquariums
  • Ideal for freshwater or saltwater fish and low-medium light level plants
  • This product is recommended for use over glass or acrylic canopy-covered aquariums

Hygger 14W Full Spectrum Aquarium Light with Aluminum Alloy Shell Extendable Brackets, White Blue Red LEDs, External Controller, for Freshwater Fish Tank (18-24 inch)

Hygger 14W Full Spectrum Aquarium Light with Aluminum Alloy Shell Extendable Brackets, White Blue Red LEDs, External Controller, for Freshwater Fish Tank (18-24 inch)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • 🐠【Ultra Bright Led Light】this aquarium led light is DC12V/14W, 5730 large leds, super bright, makes the aquarium water look more sparkly clean.Suggest for fish tank 18 inch to 24 inch in width, support low-to-mid light level plant growth. Input: AC100-240V/60HZ. Suitable for freshwater aquarium, not for saltwater use
  • 🐠【Adjustable Brackets】the fish tank light comes with 2 metal and 2 plastic mounting brackets, which are both freely extendable. You can easily to install this led fish tank light on most aquarium tanks, with cover or no, with rims or rimless
  • 🐠【3 Light Color Modes】this aquarium light has 3 light modes: White LEDS, Blue+white+red LEDS, Red+ blue LEDS, it's very easy to shift the color by press the second button for 1 to 3 times on the controller. Color changes will make your one aquarium change to 3 different wonderful views
  • 🐠【Brightness & Timing】 you can adjust the light brightness from 100% to 10% according to your prefer or the light needs of the plants, 5 levels of brightness in total. Besides, on the external controller, you can set the lighting time to 3, 6 or 12 hours by pressing the third button for 1 to 3 times
  • 🐠【Durable Aquarium Light】low profile mounting bracket fish tank light, with aluminum alloy metal shell,has a nice feel and fast heat dissipation. With high-quality leds, energy efficient, can last up to 20000 hours of lighting

Beamswork EA Timer FSPEC LED Aquarium Light Freshwwater Plant Extendable (120cm - 48")

Beamswork EA Timer FSPEC LED Aquarium Light Freshwwater Plant Extendable (120cm - 48
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • LEDs: 54x 0.50W (2500 lumen)
  • Config: 37x 10000K, 9x Actinic 460nm, 4x Red 620nm, 4x Green 520nm
  • Timer Ready, 2 Mode Day / Night
  • Suitable for freshwater, plants, cichlid
  • 1 Year Warranty*

ECtENX LED Aquarium Light, Fish Tank Light, 24 LEDs, Clip on Fish Tank Lighting Color with White & Blue

ECtENX LED Aquarium Light, Fish Tank Light, 24 LEDs, Clip on Fish Tank Lighting Color with White & Blue
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • Aquarium clip light super bright, energy efficient and long lasting LEDs, two-color LED lighting (blue and white) illuminates your tank's inhabitants, great for night viewing
  • Aquarium led light enhance colors in fish and corals and can be used to provide stunning lighting effects in the day or night
  • Super bright, 40% energy-saving than ordinary LED lights, the energy efficient and long lasting LEDs produce amazing shimmer to your aquarium
  • Gooseneck clamp/mount aquarium light, soft arm can be adjusted by any angles and positions
  • Note: The light clamp mount doesn't fit tanks with black top boarder which thicker than 0.39 inches. One-Year Limited Warranty

NICREW SkyLED Aquarium Light for Planted Tanks, Full Spectrum LED Fish Tank Light, 48 to 54-Inch, 32-Watt

NICREW SkyLED Aquarium Light for Planted Tanks, Full Spectrum LED Fish Tank Light, 48 to 54-Inch, 32-Watt
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • 6500K white LEDs and full spectrum RGB LEDs promote and support low-to-mid light level plant growth
  • Improved in-line switch to reduce light damage by preventing moisture
  • Extendable mounting brackets allow easy installation on a variety of aquarium widths
  • LED strip light with independent White and RGB LED control
  • A glass or acrylic canopy is highly recommended to extend the life of the unit by preventing moisture from affecting it

Finnex Planted+ 24/7 HLC Aquarium LED Light, Automated Full Spectrum Fish Tank Light, 24 Inch

Finnex Planted+ 24/7 HLC Aquarium LED Light, Automated Full Spectrum Fish Tank Light, 24 Inch
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Aquarium LED light: Finnex planted+ 24/7 HLC LED light
  • 24/7 mode: fully customizable LED sunrise & Sunset
  • Plants: Plant capable grow LED bulb configuration
  • Led: controllable LED Fixture with 4 bulb - Green, Red, blue, daylight
  • Remote included +built in sensor
  • 24 inch Aquarium LED - good for 20 and 29 gallon aquariums

Zeiger Eco 48" Full Spectrum Multi-Color 153 LED Aquarium Light for for 48-60 inches 120cm-150cm Freshwater Saltwater Fish Tank Lamp for Plant Reptile

Zeiger Eco 48
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Full Spectrum (FSPEC) This light is beneficial to grow plants, reptile, reef, coral or seaweeds. Ideal for freshwater and seawater
  • Dedicated and professional power supply design. Suitable Tank Length:48"-60" (85-115 gallon tank) 153LEDS: 12xRed 6xGreen 44xBlue 91xWhite. The Package including 2 x bracket 1 x power cord(Input: 100-240 VAC Output:12V 5A). The connection is 5.1mm x 2.1mm.
  • More like natural light. Easy to use, just put it on the top of fish or reptil tank and plug into the power.
  • Lumen:1731 LED:5730 SMD Color Temperature(K):8000. Case Material:Aluminium. Aquarium LED lighting for 60 inch tank.
  • Aquarium lighting, Adjustable metal brackets fit different aquarium sizes. Light Hood: 48 in L x 4.8 in W, Hood w/ Brackets Extend: 60 in L x 4.8 in W

MingDak Submersible LED Aquarium Light,Fish Tank Light with Timer Auto On/Off, White & Blue LED Light bar Stick for Fish Tank, 3 Light Modes Dimmable,4W,7.5 Inch

MingDak Submersible LED Aquarium Light,Fish Tank Light with Timer Auto On/Off, White & Blue LED Light bar Stick for Fish Tank, 3 Light Modes Dimmable,4W,7.5 Inch
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • 3 LIGHTING MODES: The white, the bule or the white & blue light brings out the color of everything in tank,creates a wonderful aquascape. It is the best choice for main light, accent light,or replacement aquarium hood light.
  • GOOD FOR PLANT & FISH: Ultra-bright 7000-7500k White LEDs and rich 460nm blue light are sufficient to grow your plant thriving.It also lights your fish in a way that really changes their color to stand out.
  • BUILT-IN TIMER: The fish tank light has built-in timer and 3 timing durations, it will come on and go off at the same time every day and light up for 6 hours,10 hours or 12 hours.No need to buy extra timer.
  • BUILT-IN DIMMER: There are 18 super bright leds in the 7.5 inch fish tank light, if you have over bright issues, you can adjust the brightness with the built-in dimmer for each white light and blue light.
  • WATERPROOF AND EASY TO MOUNT: It is submersible and with moveable suction cups, mount the light on tank bottom or at the top, attach it into the tank any angle or even outside the tank.

Finnex Planted+ 24/7 CRV Aquarium LED Light, Automated Full Spectrum 660Nm Deep Red Fish Tank Light, 36"

Finnex Planted+ 24/7 CRV Aquarium LED Light, Automated Full Spectrum 660Nm Deep Red Fish Tank Light, 36
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • Aquarium LED light: Finnex planted+ 24/7 CRV LED light
  • 24/7 mode: fully customizable LED sunrise & Sunset
  • Plants: Plant capable grow LED bulb configuration
  • Led: controllable LED Fixture with 4 bulb - Green, Red, blue, daylight
  • Remote included +built in sensor
  • True 660Nm RED LEDs
  • 36 inch Aquarium LED - good for 30, 35, 40 gallon aquariums

Choosing a Background for Your Fish Tank

How to choose a background for your fish tank.

If you have a lot of different cords hanging on the backside of your fish tank and you want to cover them up, you can purchase a background to go on your fish tank. They make backgrounds in many different colors and varieties. You can purchase backgrounds which have plants or certain realistic scenes. You can purchase backgrounds from any local pet store in your area. Backgrounds are easily found in any pet store. You can visit Petsmart or Petco to get a background for your fish tank and hide the cords on the back side of your aquarium.

You can also purchase backgrounds if you don't have too many decorations. Perhaps you want to make the tank look like it has more plants or decorations than it really does. Perhaps you just want to give the fish something new that they can look at. Backgrounds are not very expensive and you can find them at any local pet store. You will need to make sure that you use a tape measure to measure the space that you will need to cover. They will charge you a certain amount depending on how large of an area you need to cover.

You will want to make sure that you purchase more than enough to fit on your tank. They will usually have prerolled backgrounds that you can purchase or you can cut your own background off of the roll. Sometimes the pet stores like to cut them themselves, so make sure that you can cut the background before you start cutting.

There are some backgrounds which are also reversible so you will want to look at both sides and pick the background that would best suit your fish tank. You can place backgrounds on all types of fish tanks and you can tape two pieces together if you don't have enough from the start. Backgrounds are a nice way to add a little bit of decoration to your fish tank.

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