For solo smoking go with a medium with mod, or small. You drop the tobacco around the moat area, keep it level with the inner rim. I just poke holes around the entire foil except the center area I punch a little bit larger hole. This doesnt apply to Tangiers, Scoop posted a great article about packing Tangiers. Here is a link to a phunnel bowl review and set-up. It's the glass one from MNH.
This is a small phunnel I believe