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Tank designs for keeping an octo?

agoutihead

Larval Mass
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Aug 16, 2007
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#1
I would like to have an acrylic tank made specifically for an octo.

Does anyone have any good sure fire designs to keep an octo secure inside?

I am thinking of having the display with a sump and skimmer.

So I would have a drain, and then a return pump in the sump with a skimmer down there.
 

Phisher

Cuttlefish
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Aug 13, 2007
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#3
I just ordered an acrylic tank from glasscages.com specifically for an octo setup. When the owner called to confirm my order I asked him if the acrylic tops fit tight or was there a gap in the back like all glass. He told me it was a tight fitting lid and it would need to be trimmed for filters, etc. I'll post a pic when mine comes in. You may need to add some weight to the top however.
 

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