hey, im new to this thread... quite bio on me, im 15 years old. iv been reading up on this site for quit a while now but just recently took to the forms. iv always had a love for animals. birds cats dogs or even fish. my uncle (who is a wildlife expert(and has had severl exotic marine animals) and i wish to get an octopus. i feel with the proper knowlage ill do a great job taking care of a ceph. i want to be as prepaired as possible so i do not plan on even getting the tank for quite some time the more info the better. as of right now im building a "shopping list" im wondering.. ceph___ what sub species is the best for beging?-i preffer small male or female? young but how young? please list some pro's and con's tank___ 25gal? 50gal? iv read this is an approprite size 75 gal? glass or acrlyic( is there any mojor difference?) equiptment___ from what i have read i need aproximently 2-3 times the size of the skimmer filter ect.for the tank im getting? what do you think ill need? what size? any specific brands? please guys, help me out im really looking to gather as much info from the thread i dont care if your respond is a simple link but and info is greatly appreciated thanks!