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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: 06-24-2017 03:02 PM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

05-25-2017
09:04 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
...l water changes. Krispyplants organic approach is ...
05-22-2017
01:43 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
Krispyplants - You have no way of...
05-20-2017
04:45 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
Krispyplants - it prolly wouldn't...
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...

  Quotes

06-24-2017
11:08 AM - ChrisX quoted AbbeysDad in post Changing Substrate from sand & gravel to soil under sand
Personally I'm a fan of silica...
06-13-2017
03:39 PM - pucksr quoted AbbeysDad in post Does stress cause ich to fall off fish?
I think the best prevention (a...
02:40 PM - pucksr quoted AbbeysDad in post Does stress cause ich to fall off fish?
I had about 5 or 6 fish with i...
06-12-2017
05:58 PM - Dman911 quoted AbbeysDad in post Does stress cause ich to fall off fish?
I think the best prevention (a...
06-05-2017
11:18 AM - Brian Rodgers quoted AbbeysDad in post Changing Substrate from sand & gravel to soil under sand
Personally I'm a fan of silica...
05-31-2017
01:16 PM - Discusfan99 quoted AbbeysDad in post Update/Myth?
I absolutely do not like the c...
05-29-2017
02:39 AM - p0tluck quoted AbbeysDad in post Looking for advice for low tech no co2
Eh, win some lose some. When ...
05-28-2017
05:54 PM - parsedout quoted AbbeysDad in post Critique my proposed low-tech
I'll just touch on heaters. Ac...
05-24-2017
03:45 AM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
Ah, I reread the thread to rea...
02:23 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
In a "low tech" Ah, I reread the...
05-23-2017
03:17 PM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
I thought it was just another ...
05-22-2017
04:50 PM - Willcooper quoted AbbeysDad in post newbie on freshwater same old questions
It's a long held myth in the h...
04:42 PM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
Krispyplants - You have no way...
03:26 AM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
My take is that many still fol...
02:41 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
My take is that many still follow...
05-21-2017
05:22 PM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
It does look like the tests ma...
04:16 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Krispyplants in post Low tech tank maintenance
It does look like the tests may h...
03:26 AM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
Ahh....little to no ammonia me...
05-20-2017
08:01 PM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
Basically for nitrates, yellow...
05:43 PM - Krispyplants quoted AbbeysDad in post Low tech tank maintenance
Krispyplants - it prolly would...

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