Hey it does have a place to feed but you'd never pick it on the top of the filter there are 4-6 lids depending on 4-6ft but on the last one the return is under I just feed them through that it but I see what you mean the newer model had the flaps not the original one hope this helps
Originally Posted by bjtaylor
I had a look at this tank in store and cannot figure out if there is an part on the top that opens to allow access for feeding. It seems the lighting module covers the whole front and would need to be lifted or moved each time. Am I missing something or does it just not open?