Choosing the right fish tank is one of the most important decisions you'll make when building the perfect aquarium.

But how do you decide what the right tank is for your needs? Do you choose glass or acrylic? Long and shallow or deeper? Bow front or not?

We've taken our years of fishkeeping experience and put it to work by reviewing the best fish tanks in each category, so that no matter what you're looking for, you can (at the very least) whittle your decision down to just the top 3-5 tanks and be sure you'll make a good purchase.