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  • About AbbeysDad
    Biography
    Been in the Tropical Fish hobby on and off for 40+ years.
    Location
    Central New York, USA
    Interests
    Tropical Fish, Organic Gardening
    Occupation
    Retired
  • Signature
    Tank On, Mike-
    60g Marineland Community, Finnex Planted+ 24/7, Silica (pool filter) sand.
    Tank Journal

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  • Last Activity: Today 09:07 PM
  • Current Activity: Managing Attachments
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

02-01-2017
02:36 AM - ichthyogeek mentioned AbbeysDad in post Filter questions for a 2.5 gallon
...r than my tank). AbbeysDad, do you know if a sp...
01-26-2017
01:52 AM - burr740 mentioned AbbeysDad in post DIY CO2 Experiment
... in two bottles. AbbeysDad , are you sure those...
01-21-2017
11:24 PM - sdwindansea mentioned AbbeysDad in post Water Changes in a Planted Community Tank...with Shrimp
Thanks so much AbbeysDad and JJ09. The amano...
01-08-2017
05:44 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned DaveK in post New Chemi-Pure Green
DaveK - Yes, but the filte...
01-04-2017
12:50 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned vig in post Finnex 24/7 + CO2
As vig suggests, it's gener...
12-22-2016
02:14 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned burr740 in post DIY CO2 Experiment
Following burr740's lead, I made anoth...
12-19-2016
08:30 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned burr740 in post DIY CO2 Experiment
burr740 - Thank-you for the ...
12-15-2016
05:57 PM - dissealguem mentioned AbbeysDad in post How to best transport tank
Thanks. AbbeysDad, I'm uncomfortable c...
11-05-2016
12:58 AM - Altheora mentioned AbbeysDad in post What is this cycling thing doing.
... to do a 50% WC per AbbeysDad 's suggestion. If th...
11-03-2016
06:15 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned TBone in post My 75g no water change tank
... 50%-60% WWC's, to TBone's use with no water ...
03:52 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned TBone in post My 75g no water change tank
...in for late comers, TBone setup this tank 9 mo...
10-29-2016
01:55 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned TBone in post My 75g no water change tank
TBone - when you do decide...
10-20-2016
07:51 PM - houseofcards mentioned AbbeysDad in post My 75g no water change tank
AbbeysDad For those who don...
10-17-2016
11:58 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned Tbonedawg08 in post My 75g no water change tank
...ld be 'talking' to Tbonedawg08 instead of me. He se...
01:59 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned Tbonedawg08 in post My 75g no water change tank
...hanges! Obvously Tbonedawg08 isn't doing your typ...
10-16-2016
10:20 PM - Tbonedawg08 mentioned AbbeysDad in post My 75g no water change tank
... I get the chance. AbbeysDad, I actually replaced...
10-14-2016
06:00 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Tbonedawg08 in post My 75g no water change tank
...increase in TDS. If Tbonedawg08's TDS was high due t...
10-12-2016
03:15 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned houseofcards in post My 75g no water change tank
... are required. houseofcards - you keep saying th...
10-06-2016
07:38 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned K1963158 in post Which 'other chemicals' do water changes actually reduce?
That's great K1963158!... But I have to wo...
07:24 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Midnight in post Is ok to run lights 1/2 or 1/4 power outside of full power photo-period?
...- on at 6am, off at midnight. At 6am the light co...

  Quotes

03-20-2017
08:33 PM - theatermusic87 quoted AbbeysDad in post DIY CO2 Experiment
I replaced mix #2 on Friday at...
03-19-2017
02:16 PM - MChambers quoted AbbeysDad in post AQTemp Water Change
Here's another thought....once...
03-12-2017
12:54 PM - rzn7z7 quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you recycle aquarium water?
I think you can do less than 5...
03-11-2017
12:11 PM - Haejin quoted AbbeysDad in post Active charcoal
Yes activated charcoal will ad...
03-09-2017
03:11 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Willcooper in post Basic filter question
I've got morea than a few pound...
04:09 AM - jellopuddinpop quoted AbbeysDad in post Water Change Aeration
Oh, and once you get a good mi...
03:54 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Willcooper in post Basic filter question
I have to respectfully disagree...
03-08-2017
09:25 PM - BettaBettas quoted AbbeysDad in post Basic filter question
Simply search "bio sponge" on ...
09:17 PM - AbbeysDad quoted BettaBettas in post Basic filter question
where can I get this bio-sponge ...
03-03-2017
07:52 PM - PlantedRich quoted AbbeysDad in post Treating Tap water before it goes into your tank
I have high nitrates in my wel...
02-21-2017
02:54 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Wormhauler in post Add plants to unplanted tank
My HOB filter currently has flo...
02-20-2017
11:15 AM - AbbeysDad quoted smelly in post You know you're addicted to planted tanks when...
I listen to Sponge Bob on t...
02-07-2017
02:31 PM - GroundhogPhil quoted AbbeysDad in post New to planted tanks - questions...
-> I cut fiberglass window scr...
02-06-2017
03:43 PM - volatile quoted AbbeysDad in post Bacteria bloom? Tannins? Algae? I have no idea..
It's not tannins. The water s...
02-03-2017
10:42 PM - AbbeysDad quoted briandmiles in post Aquarium Confessions
My confession didn't hurt any fi...
04:24 PM - AbbeysDad quoted maxhrbal in post 3 Tank Concept
I like the idea. You do you,...
01:17 PM - KayakJimW quoted AbbeysDad in post 3 Tank Concept
I'm not sure I 'get it'. I thi...
01-29-2017
10:20 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Bananableps in post Aquarium Confessions
That is super bizarre. Would be...
09:41 PM - Bananableps quoted AbbeysDad in post Aquarium Confessions
I have high nitrates in my wel...
01-28-2017
09:41 PM - AbbeysDad quoted theatermusic87 in post DIY CO2 Experiment
The deeper in the tank the co2 diff...

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