The Best Grow Tents

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The Best Grow Tents to Buy Now

We reviewed over 50 grow tents to find the top 8 picks. Take a look at our reviews of the top grow tents and read our buyers’ guide to learn about the features and costs to consider.

8 Top-Rated Grow Tents

CoolGrows Indoor Mylar Hydroponics Grow Tent


CoolGrows Indoor Mylar Hydroponics Grow Tent

CoolGrows offers an easy-to-assemble grow tent with plenty of features and advantages versus many other grow tents. With a footprint of 48 x 48 x 80 inches, this tent allows ample room for plant growth without taking up valuable ground space. It also has a roll-up window, double-stitched to provide an odor-controlled growth operation. The window is built directly into the 600D canvas material, which is tear-proof and ideal for its light-blocking capabilities. Inside, this grow tent has reflective side panels that increase the potency of heat lamps.

Setting up this grow tent is a tool-free experience, allowing for quick setup. Corners are supported with  heavy-duty steel poles. The CoolGrows Indoor Mylar Hydroponics Grow Tent also includes a removable, water-resistant Mylar spill tray, hanging bars, and filter straps.

Benefits
  • Recommended for all skill levels
  • Quick setup in as little as 30 minutes
  • Thick, durable sidewall material
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
Drawbacks
  • Zippers may have some quality-control issues

 

Costway Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent


Costway Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent

The Costway model is a larger grow tent for when more space for plant growth is desired. The total footprint is 96 x 48 x 72 inches. It features a 600D canvas and polyester tent body, and the inner walls contain a highly reflective aluminized film to amplify the strength of heat lamps. Additionally, there’s a bottom tray for spills, soil leakage prevention, and cleanup. This tent includes two observation windows built directly into it, making it easy to see the entirety of the inside for quick plant health spot-checks.

While not a completely tool-free assembly experience, the manufacturer includes all tools and materials needed directly in the package with the grow tent. It’s also framed by solid steel poles for added durability and support, allowing long-term use.

Benefits
  • Recommended for all skill levels
  • Quick setup despite the large size
  • Thick, durable sidewall material
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
Drawbacks
  • Large size may make it difficult to find an adequate space
  • May not be as inconspicuous as some other smaller grow tents

 

Finnhomy 600D Grow Tent


Finnhomy 600D Grow Tent

The Finnhomy 600D Grow Tent’s heavy-duty 600D oxford cloth construction is resistant to tearing and double-stitched to ensure long-term use. With a total weight capacity of 150 pounds, it’s designed to support a large array of different plant types along with their necessary growth aids, such as heat lamps. The inner walls feature 95% coverage with a reflective Mylar material to support heat lamp light distribution. The removable floor tray can also increase the reflectivity to 100%.

This tent features multiple access points via duct ports with drawstrings and several rectangular, mesh-covered vent windows. SBS-style zippers help to ensure that zipper opening and closing is a smooth and frustration-free experience. The Finnhomy 600D Grow Tent offers tool-free assembly with setups in the 15-minute range.

Benefits
  • Recommended for all skill levels
  • 15-minute tool-free setup
  • Thick, durable sidewall material
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
  • Removable floor tray
Drawbacks
  • Included hanging straps are low-quality
  • Potential light leaks around windows

 

Gorilla Grow Tent


Gorilla Grow Tent

The Gorilla Grow Tent is one of the larger tents on this list for those who need plenty of plant growth space. The footprint of this grow tent is 4 feet x 8 feet x 6 feet 7 inches. As a bonus, this tent is expandable, with height-adjusting extension poles (sold separately), bringing the total potential height to 7 feet 7 inches.

The tent’s frame is built from solid metal and features an interlocking design for added strength and rigidity. Bug-resistant adjustable micromesh pre-filters help to maintain an insect-free plant environment, and a thick, durable canvas material provides a safe, secure growing environment. The Gorilla Grow Tent can support up to a total weight capacity of 300 pounds.

Benefits
  • Recommended for all skill levels
  • Moderately easy setup
  • Thick, durable sidewall material
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
  • Potential to increase tent height
Drawbacks
  • Smell can sometimes linger in material
  • Potential light leaks around windows

 

Hydroplanet Grow Tent


Hydroplanet Grow Tent

The Hydroplanet Grow Tent is designed for growers who value plant height over width for total cumulative space. With total dimensions of 36 x 36 x 72 inches, this tent should give anyone a compact growing footprint with the added benefit of taller plant accommodation. A robust tubing system helps to support the extra height.

The tent itself is a heavy-duty canvas-like material that is washable on both the inner and outer portions. Inside, the walls feature a highly reflective surface that should allow for optimal light cast from heat lamps. This particular tent also has a removable floor tray to help avoid soil leaks and water spillage. However, even with the floor tray removed, users still maintain adequate leak protection due to the multiple layers of stitched material.

Benefits
  • Recommended for moderate to advanced growers
  • Quick, easy setup
  • Thick, durable sidewall material
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
  • Removable spill tray
Drawbacks
  • Smell can sometimes linger in material

 

iPower Mylar Hydroponic Water-Resistant Grow Tent


iPower Mylar Hydroponic Water-Resistant Grow Tent

The iPower Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent is one of the largest grow tents on our list — it covers a total footprint of 120 x 120 x 78 inches. This grow tent features a tool pouch inside so budding growers can easily keep track of their tools, eliminating frequent trips to the toolbox. Constructed from extremely rugged oxford cloth, the sidewalls are both tear- and water-resistant. There’s also a window built into the sidewalls to allow for easy “sneak peak” views of the plants inside.

This tent features a rating of 99% total light blockage, so it shouldn’t cause any issues with light bleeding into grow rooms or causing inefficiencies inside the tent. The all-metal poles and corner connectors are able to withstand a minimum of 110 pounds. The iPower Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent can be assembled quickly without the use of tools.

Benefits
  • Great for grow rooms with low ceilings
  • Quick, easy setup without tools
  • Thick, durable sidewall material with open/close window
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
  • Rugged zipper construction
Drawbacks
  • There may be quality-control issues of pinholes in the material
  • Middle-split design may be unfavorable compared to side-split

 

Quictent SGS-Approved Eco-Friendly Grow Tent


Quictent SGS-Approved Eco-Friendly Grow Tent

The Quictent Grow Tent has passed the SGS Testing and Certification Process — this is truly a “green tent.” With its 100% light-blocking reflective silver PET Mylar interior, it should allow for an unprecedented level of light control from heat lamps. The tent material itself is a 600D Oxford cloth designed for durability and long-term use. Up to 0.8-millimeter thick poles help create a strong structural frame for this 24 x 24 x 55-inch tent, and the poles have a rust-resistant protective coating.

Four hanging straps are included, with a rating of 120 pounds, for light and fan hanging. An oversized viewing window built directly into the sidewalls allows for maximum plant viewing while still maintaining a secure, light-tight seal. The zipper on the Quictent Grow Tent features an anti-burst design, which helps to keep it on the zip track and reduces zipper wobble.

Benefits
  • Observation window
  • Quick, easy setup without tools
  • 600D oxford cloth construction
  • Reflective inner walls boost heat lamp power
  • Anti-burst zipper design
Drawbacks
  • The total height of this tent may be too tall for some users
  • Assembly takes two people

 

TopoGrow 2-in-1 Indoor Grow Tent


TopoGrow 2-in-1 Indoor Grow Tent

The TopoGrow 2-in-1 Indoor Grow Tent is a bit different than the other single-chamber grow tents on this list. This tent has a total footprint of 48 x 36 x 72 inches consisting of one larger 36 x 36 x 72-inch room for blooming and flowering plants and a two-tier 12 x 24 x72-inch nursery station for propagation and seedlings. The interior contains a diamond-level Mylar reflective surface, providing 100% light reflection potential, with the entire tent being constructed from 600D oxford cloth.

This tent also has multiple ventilation ports with built-in mesh screens and dual ventilation socks with drawstrings. The heavy-duty metal tube construction gives great rigidity to the frame and can support metal or steel netting shelves. Both sections of the tent come with removable spill trays. The TopoGrow 2-in-1 Indoor Grow Tent can be assembled without the use of tools.

Benefits
  • Designed for advanced growers
  • Quick, easy setup without tools
  • 600D oxford cloth construction
  • Diamond Mylar reflective interior allows for 100% reflection potential
  • Two separate growing rooms
Drawbacks
  • Vent holes don’t seem to be a standard size
  • May be too much tent for novice growers

 

Grow Tents Buying Guide

What to look for

When choosing the best grow tent for your needs, a few standout features are important to consider.

  • Light blocking. First and foremost, a good grow tent has at least a 90% light blocking capability. Not having a high light block rating can cause inefficient plant growth and wasteful power consumption.
  • Heavy-duty construction. This is important for both the tent’s material and the supporting frame. Since most users are hanging heat lamps and fans, it’s critical to get a tent that can support at least 100 pounds of weight.
  • Adequate ventilation ports. This feature is especially necessary if growing plants that may produce an odor.
  • Zipper construction. Since the zipper components will be used frequently to enter and exit the tent, a sturdy design with multiple stitch points helps to promote long-term tent reliability.

Cost

Most smaller indoor grow tents should range between $79.99 and $299.99, depending on the brand, tent construction, and total footprint or size. Some smaller tents may cost more than larger tents, especially if the smaller tent uses better materials, such as 600D Oxford cloth tent construction or steel supporting poles. Some tents also contain two or more grow rooms, which can affect the cost. There’s also a potential price increase for weight capacity — cheaper tents may not be able to hold as much hanging weight for items like heat lamps or fans.