Binaryterror, do you plan on not using a sump? I would absolutly no excuses run a sump/fuge for an octo tank. You need a tight fitting/locking hood. The octo will knock over anything HOB
Give us a little run down on how big the tank will be and your budget? This can be done if you have the proper setup and time.
3' fine sand bed 1x Orange Stripe Prawn shrimp goby, 1x sixline wrassemated pair of true percula clowns, 1x CBS shrimp, 2x peppermint shrimp, 1x pistol shrimp, 1x tiger tale cuke
, ~20+ snails, ~10+ hermits, 1xserpent star.
green Bubble coral, hammer coral (8 heads!) ,various Zoos,green finger leather, green star polpys ,shrooms
175w 10k MH
28w actinic 03
2x maxi jett 1200
Prizm skimmer (modded)
Hagen powerfilter(for running carbon 24/7)
nano arctica chiller