Top 10 Planted Tanks 2020

Rated #1: 160 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #1: 160 Gallons Planted Tank - 7 foot, 600 litre planted community aquarium with Optiwhite glass. Fx6 and fluval 407 filteration, 2 x fluval plant 3.0 46w lighting. Tropica substrate capped with pool filter sand, manzanita wood and river rock used for hardscape.
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #1 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Robert Henry on
Ratings: 7.89
Number of votes: 36
About Yourself: A keen aquarium hobbist for over 15 years
Fish Kept: Rhomba barb, Opaline Gourami, True Rummynose Tetra, Harlequin Rasbora, Bandit Cory, Otocinclus Catfish (, Armano shrimp, Siamese Algae Eater, German Blue Ram, Zebra Loach
Corals/Plants: Anubias barteriAnubius nanaAnubias nana bonsaiCryptocoryne balansaeCryptocoryne usteriana Cryptocoryne undulataCryptocoryne wedtnii Cryptocoryne wedtnii brownCryptocoryne lucens Cryptocoryne pecki beckettiCardamine Lyrata Bacopa monnieri Bacopa compactaVallisneria spiralsJungle valisneria
Tank Size: 160 gallons
Advice: Patience and regular maintenance is key
Description: 7 foot, 600 litre planted community aquarium with Optiwhite glass. Fx6 and fluval 407 filteration, 2 x fluval plant 3.0 46w lighting. Tropica substrate capped with pool filter sand, manzanita wood and river rock used for hardscape.

Rated #2: 20 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #2: 20 Gallons Planted Tank - My 22 gallon long rimless tank.
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #2 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Jared Hannum on
Ratings: 7.53
Number of votes: 90
Quote: "To know nature is to love her smallest creations"
Fish Kept: Platy, Betta - Male, Neon Tetra, Glolite Tetra, Dwarf Gourami, Endler Livebearer, Cherry Barb, White Cloud Minnow, Corydora Catfish, Pygmy Corydora Catfish, Bristlenose Pleco, Kuhli Loach, Ottocinclus, Snails, Vampire Shrimp, Pompom Crab, Thai Micro Crabs, CPO Crayfish, Bamboo Shrimp, Amano Shrimp, Red Cherry Shrimp
Corals/Plants: alternanthera reineckii minilobelia cardinalisdwarf hairgrassmini christmas mossmacrandra mini butterflycryptocoryne wendtii brownanubias nana petiterotala vietnamnesea pedicelleta
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Advice: Get the biggest tank you can, test water parameters and change water. If you get more fish, get more plants and filtration.
Description: My 22 gallon long rimless tank.

Rated #3: 33 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #3: 33 Gallons Planted Tank - Green Pastures
Country: Hungary
Rank: #3 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Barnabas Pocsi on
Ratings: 7.46
Number of votes: 68
Fish Kept: Green Neon Tetra, Macrotocinclus affinis, Endler guppi, Crossocheilus oblongus
Corals/Plants: Micranthemum spec. MontecarloEleocharis Parvula miniVesicularia dubyana "Christmas"Cryptocoryne wendtiiBucephalandra, "Lamandau Mini Red"Hydrocotyle verticillataAnubias barteri v. nana petite
Tank Size: 33 gallons
Advice: Cycling is important!Have many plants (live)!
Description: Green Pastures

Rated #4: 180 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #4: 180 Gallons Planted Tank - My 180
State: Oklahoma
Country: United States
Rank: #4 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: stan braden on
Ratings: 7.32
Number of votes: 100
Quote: If you aren't having fun it's not a hobby.
About Yourself: I have been in the hobby for a little over a year now.
Fish Kept: , 3 bala shark biggest one is about 8 inches, 2 rainbow shark's, 1 red tail shark,he is my oldest fish, 15 male mollies, 12pearl gourami's, 5 bnp common, 7 pepper cory's, 6 albino cory's 6 roseline shark's
Corals/Plants: Jungle val ,money wort, amazon swords,
Tank Size: 180 gallons
Advice: Have fun enjoy.
Description: My 180

Rated #5: 23 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #5: 23 Gallons Planted Tank - Updated the tank. Removed the gravel and added some Colorado sand. Looks more natural I think. Moved some plants around.
Country: Australia
Rank: #5 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Tamie George on
Ratings: 7.14
Number of votes: 35
Fish Kept: Neon Tetra, Dwarf Gourami, ember tetra, Honey Dwarf Gourami
Corals/Plants: Not sure on all the names.... Monte Carlo & Buce are the only two I know
Tank Size: 23 gallons
Advice: I`m fairly new to C02 planted tanks. Super fun. I recommend spending the money and buying the better quality option in the beginning.
Description: Updated the tank. Removed the gravel and added some Colorado sand. Looks more natural I think. Moved some plants around.

Rated #6: 60 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #6: 60 Gallons Planted Tank - I'm a beginner and this is my first tank. Let me know your thoughts!
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #6 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Richard Easton on
Ratings: 7.09
Number of votes: 66
About Yourself: New to the hobby, first tank.
Corals/Plants: Too many to list!
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Advice: I'm new to the hobby, I wouldn't listen to my advice!Planting heavily helped.
Description: I'm a beginner and this is my first tank. Let me know your thoughts!

Rated #7: 40 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #7: 40 Gallons Planted Tank - 40g planted stocked with too much to list!
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Rank: #7 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Jason on
Ratings: 6.81
Number of votes: 75
Fish Kept: , Ruby Scat
Corals/Plants: Real
Tank Size: 40 gallons
Advice: This is addicting. You will always want more
Description: 40g planted stocked with too much to list!

Rated #8: 11 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #8: 11 Gallons Planted Tank - 50 litre tank.
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #8 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Submerged on
Ratings: 6.8
Number of votes: 59
Fish Kept: Betta - Male
Corals/Plants: Dwarf sagg, hairgrass, Amazon sword, anubias, limnophila,
Tank Size: 11 gallons
Advice: No such thing as a stupid question!
Description: 50 litre tank.

Rated #9: 28 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #9: 28 Gallons Planted Tank - Redtail shark is the boss...
Country: Great Britain
Rank: #9 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: LCWBUT on
Ratings: 6.77
Number of votes: 84
Fish Kept: Redtail Shark, German Blue Ram, Honey Dwarf Gourami, Dwarf Rainbow Fish, paradice fish, Tiger Barb, Bristle-nose Catfish, Pygmy Cory Cat
Corals/Plants: Tiger Lotus, Ludwigia SP, Java fern, Anubis`s Petite, Anubis`s Nana, Java Moss, Cryptocoryne Petchii, Sagittaria Subulata.
Tank Size: 28 gallons
Advice: Look after your plant`s and they will look after your fish !
Description: Redtail shark is the boss...

Rated #10: 44 Gallons Planted Tank

Rated #10: 44 Gallons Planted Tank - First ever live planted aquarium
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #10 out of 56 Planted Tanks submitted 2020
October Top 10 or all-time top 10
Submitted By: Forgotten_Star on
Ratings: 6.62
Number of votes: 78
Fish Kept: Neon Tetra, Marble Hatchet, Dwarf Gourami, Pearl Gourami, Peppered Cory Cat, False Julii Cory Cat, Bristle-nose Catfish, Kuhlii Loach
Corals/Plants: Amazon swordMoss ballRotala 'bonsai'Vesicularia dubyana 'christmas'
Tank Size: 44 gallons
Advice: Regular water changes
Description: First ever live planted aquarium
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