I would look at a 50G tank, the demensions are a little better. I have a 55G and the LR
takes up a lot of space. There was a post about that a few weeks ago. I think that would make a decent sized tank for a sump, in the future. I haven't been able to find decent shipping prices on tanks. I think the best bet is to find a LFS
and special order from them. With the cost of shipping, you probably will pay close to the same price as your LFS
. I bought my 55 and stand at an auction, for $65. I used auctionzip.com to find auctions. Af for dry goods and equipment, I like drsfosterandsmith.com (I bought my sand and lighting from them), they don't charge based on weight. If you are looking to save some money, go with base rock and seed it with a little LR
You live in Atl, have you been to the aquarium? I think it is the biggest one in the US.