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Hello all! I currently have a JBJ 45 gallon cube AIO reef tank but have been recently trying to upgrade to a larger size with a sump. I’ve never used a sump so I’m not sure what to do and I also don’t really know what I’m looking for when getting one and I’d really like some advice! I found a 75gal acrylic tank with stand and sump (pics below) for sale for only $250 and was wondering if that’s a good deal or if there’s something missing from the pics shown that I could be concerned about? Like I said I’m not really sure what I’m looking for or should be looking for as I bought my AIO from my LFS not a private seller, but I bought it, tank, stand, and return pumps, for around $1k and I was thinking that if this 75gal tank was good to go then I could sell my current one in hopes to pay off some of the debt from this tank! I’m waiting for more pictures from the seller but this is all I have so far so I apologize, but is there also any difference between acrylic and glass? And does it look okay or? Would just really like some help, thanks in advance!

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Hello all! I currently have a JBJ 45 gallon cube AIO reef tank but have been recently trying to upgrade to a larger size with a sump. I’ve never used a sump so I’m not sure what to do and I also don’t really know what I’m looking for when getting one and I’d really like some advice! I found a 75gal acrylic tank with stand and sump (pics below) for sale for only $250 and was wondering if that’s a good deal or if there’s something missing from the pics shown that I could be concerned about? Like I said I’m not really sure what I’m looking for or should be looking for as I bought my AIO from my LFS not a private seller, but I bought it, tank, stand, and return pumps, for around $1k and I was thinking that if this 75gal tank was good to go then I could sell my current one in hopes to pay off some of the debt from this tank! I’m waiting for more pictures from the seller but this is all I have so far so I apologize, but is there also any difference between acrylic and glass? And does it look okay or? Would just really like some help, thanks in advance!

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Sump is cut and dry
Plumb do it overflows into the sump and you will have a return pump to return the water to the tank
In center chamber you can utilize skimmer
Below return some rock to culture bacteria
 
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Sump is cut and dry
Plumb do it overflows into the sump and you will have a return pump to return the water to the tank
In center chamber you can utilize skimmer
Below return some rock to culture bacteria
I’ve also seen people use macro algae? What’s the purpose for that?
 
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