For choosing a 55-60 gallon fish tank for sale, there are many options for choice. It can be a tank with or without stand, a full aquarium kit with filter and lighting, or simply a glass/acrylic tank without any equipment. In this review, I will cover some of the best 55-60 gallon aquariums (with or without stand) that come in various shapes for you to choose.

Marineland 55 gallon long fish tank for fish or reptile turtles

Penguin bio-wheel filter is the most powerful thing in this 55 gallon aquarium kit. It provides the quiet but very powerful water flow that is biologically eliminated toxic ammonia and nitrite, and safe for your fish. It‘s a good idea to make a planted or a reef aquarium with the kit. It also comes with fish net, thermometer, fish food, water conditioner sample and set up guide for your installation.

55-gallon-aquarium-kitThe LED lighting is securely integrated in the hood; it features a 3-way manual switch (white, off, blue) that correspond to 3 different lighting modes. The white LED lighting mimics the natural underwater effect of sunlight while the blue LEDs allow for enjoyment of your aquarium at night time, and they are all surprisingly bright.

Because of its longer profile, it is ideal for stocking fish or reptile turtles. Everything you need for the setup are included and you only need to buy a stand to position the tank and fulfill the installation. The product comes with many warranties from the manufacturer – Marineland: 1 year for the aquarium, hood, and lighting; 3 years for the filter.

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Marineland 56 gallon column aquarium with stand

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  • Tank: 56 gallon tall glass rectangle fish tank with stand
  • Tank dimensions: 30″ L x 18″ W x 24″ H
    Stand dimensions: 31″ L x 19″ W x 29.5″ H
  • Hood & Lighting: canopy and fluorescent lighting
  • Used for: freshwater or saltwater applications.

The Marineland 56 gallon column aquarium is designed to maximize the viewing area but takes less space and ideal for small home or office. It comes with a great stand with generous cabinet space for storage of fish food, supplies or decorative items.

If you only need an aquarium to get started on your first venture in the aquarium hobby and don’t care about what size it is, a 20 gallon aquarium kit will be the best choice. However, if you only love someone no smaller than a 50 gallon fish tank, I strongly recommend this fish tank with its stand. With its very affordable price, beautiful design, good reviews from the customers; it is very easy for you to decide, make and enjoy your sound decision.

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Top Fin® 55 gallon starter aquarium kit, cheap and reliable

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  • Tank: 55 gallon black trim glass aquarium
  • Dimensions: 48.25″ L x 12.75″ W x 20.187″ H
  • Hood & Lighting: LED light included in the hood
  • Filter: Top Fin 60 power filter with 2 cartridges
  • Heater: adjustable 200w UL heater
  • Others: thermometer, 6″ fish net, comprehensive setup and care guide.

Top Fin® 55 gallon aquarium is the best glass aquarium kit for beginners because of its very affordable price and quality components. It comes as a complete kit make it ideal for beginners who want to get starting with their first large aquarium. You will never care about what types of lights, filters, and cartridges are fit for the tank because all are included in the kit and everything you need to do is set up them in proper places in the tank.

The very powerful Top Fin 60 power filter from the tank provide its inhabitants an ideal place to live healthily. The bright aquarium LED lighting and the high light transmission properties of the glass provide a good view of the aquarium fish and plants even in the dark. The kit also comes with a 200w aquarium heater needed to maintain a required water temperature that is ideal for a tropical fish tank setup.

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Aqueon 54 gallon corner shaped aquarium with stand

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  • Tank: 54 gallon corner shaped glass aquarium
  • Stand: corner shaped black pine stand
  • Dimensions: 40.25″ L x 30″ W x 54″ H; 110 LBS
  • Hood & Lighting: Glass canopy & 30″ white day LED Lighting
  • Intended for: freshwater or saltwater applications.

If you love a corner aquarium but you are scaring about finding a stand that perfectly fit it, this corner shaped aquarium with stand is for you. The product comes with a 54 gallon glass tank and its black pin stand that are all corner shaped. By its design, the corner fish tank not only takes less space but also beautify any rooms in your home or office.

Aqueon 54 gallon corner aquarium with stand

The tank doesn’t include all things you need for the installation; however, you can buy essential equipment following my instruction in the final section of this article.

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Marineland® 60 gallon Heartland aquarium ensemble

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  • Tank: 60 gallon glass fish tank
  • Stand: a black fish stand made with medium-density fiberboard (MDF)
  • Tank dimensions: 48.5″ L x 12.75″ W x 25″ H
  • Stand dimensions: 50″ L x 14.25″ W x 30″ H
  • Light: fluorescent light hood
  • Used for: both freshwater or marine applications.

If you need a 60 gallon glass fish tank with its stand, the Marineland 60 gallon Heartland aquarium ensemble is the best choice. Because of its large profile, you can stock various large cichlid fish types with different colors or set up a community tank with several schools of fish. The large front clear glass panel provides a maximum viewing area for enjoying your fish.


The stand is made of medium-density fiberboard that is designed to handle the heavy 60-gallon tank filled with water. Its black color, welded construction, stylish design make it a central focus of your home or office. Its generous cabinet space is a great place for stocking your aquarium supplies and the open space is ideal for exhibiting your favorite souvenirs, books, and photos.

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Marineland 60 gallon Heartland LED aquarium with stand

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  • Tank: 60 gallon glass fish tank
  • Stand: a black fish stand made with medium-density fiberboard (MDF)
  • Tank dimensions: 48.5″ L x 12.75″ W x 25″ H
  • Stand dimensions: 50″ L x 14.25″ W x 30″ H
  • Light: glass hood with LED light
  • Used for: both freshwater or marine applications.

This 60 gallon fish tank is very similar to the previous aquarium ensemble; however, its canopy is made with clear glass that is very convenient to apply LED light instead of using fluorescent one. The ensemble doesn’t include all essential things for a fish tank setup but it is made to fit a broad range of equipment on the market. You can choose and buy your own aquarium supplies to fulfill the setup as you want and don’t care about which lights, filters, and heaters are good or bad.

The black stand is made with medium-density fiberboard, it features a large two-door cabinet and doesn’t have open space like the previous. Because of its design, you can place your canister filter and other aquarium equipment inside the large cabinet that the cabinet stand of the previous tank can’t do.

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Full acrylic 360 cylinder aquarium 55 gallons

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  • Tank: a 55 gallon 360 cylinder aquarium
  • Dimensions: 20″ L x 20″ W x 67″ H
  • Stand & canopy: the stand and canopy are brushed with stainless steel finish
  • High base: 22″
  • Light: LED light front and back
  • Filtration: filtration system, pump, Bio ball, and air pump.

The 360 cylinder fish tank comes with its brushed stainless steel stand and canopy that are all combined to create a perfect centerpiece of any rooms or offices where it is placed. Being made of high strength acrylic, the tank looks very stylish, durable, and clear that provides a wonderful 360-degree view from any angle around it.

How to set up and maintain a 55 gallon fish tank

If you buy a full kit, some equipment may be included so you only need to buy deficient ones.

Now you have chosen some special things needed for the setup. After that, going to my full guide to set up a freshwater fish tank to know how to do as well as what you may need for the process. After the setup, you may want to read how to cycle a new fish tank, and then buying some fish and accommodating the new fish to the tank. Finally, you should know how to maintain or do water changes for the tank in the right way.

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