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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.
    5g quarantine / hospital / grow out, 10g fry tank, 37g fry grow out tank, 110g stock tank (was outdoor, now basement)
    Tank Journal

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  • Last Activity: Today 01:17 AM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

06-15-2019
09:50 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Deanna in post Help
Deanna - each to his/her ow...
05-17-2019
02:15 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned reddhawkk in post Can tropicals be kept outside without a heater?
reddhawkk makes a good point. ...
04-25-2019
08:24 PM - livebearerlove mentioned AbbeysDad in post Silicone vs hot glue for stones.... ??
AbbeysDad Thanks for the resp...
04-10-2019
01:46 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned PlantedRich in post Heater musings
PlantedRich - Interesting idea o...
03-01-2019
11:30 PM - xUma mentioned AbbeysDad in post DIY Kiddie Pool Pond 'Stand' + Cabinet
... than the sink. AbbeysDad interesting! I&#821...
02-11-2019
07:57 PM - LittleSquishy mentioned AbbeysDad in post Does my tank need a reseal?
...sealing the tank. AbbeysDad - Thank you for the ...
01-28-2019
03:58 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned tamsin in post What is an organics build up ?
tamsin - Lake Michigan is p...
01-25-2019
02:47 AM - subchan mentioned AbbeysDad in post Mineralized Topsoil Approach with Miracle Gro Organic Choice Potting Mix?
... for the responses, AbbeysDad and Quagulator. I un...
01-22-2019
01:48 AM - Maryland Guppy mentioned AbbeysDad in post How did you get started with the aquascaping hobby? How was it like?
...tanks late 60's. AbbeysDad it ain't pollution w...
12-22-2018
02:03 PM - GWYIII mentioned AbbeysDad in post A New take on an old idea...?
...nks for weighing in AbbeysDad! Patience is certain...
12-19-2018
05:45 PM - ipkiss mentioned AbbeysDad in post A New take on an old idea...?
...quation. Like AbbeysDad said, patience is al...
11-22-2018
11:33 PM - Starálfur mentioned AbbeysDad in post Anubias suffering, nitrates high?
...d with em. AbbeysDad, I wasn't doing that...
10-29-2018
12:57 AM - Lou Micevski mentioned AbbeysDad in post Only a Newbie
AbbeysDad the inlet and outlet...
10-04-2018
10:09 PM - Proteus01 mentioned AbbeysDad in post Surely Not Cycled Already?!
AbbeysDad I hope that my tank ...
09-20-2018
03:43 PM - GobyWan mentioned AbbeysDad in post Surely Not Cycled Already?!
AbbeysDad , I followed the adv...
09-02-2018
03:00 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned ced281 in post What’s in your canisters?
ced281 - Seachem markets Ma...
08-20-2018
02:20 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned Discusluv in post How to clean cartridge without losing BB
...ilter-media.html Discusluv - I've been in the h...
06-19-2018
03:42 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned mgeorges in post Tomato plant growing in my tank??!
... like how does that mgeorges know that weed don't...
06-05-2018
04:22 PM - GobyWan mentioned AbbeysDad in post Quick Cycle in 6.5g Tank
Wow, thanks AbbeysDad. Sounds like an incr...
05-30-2018
02:11 PM - houseofcards mentioned AbbeysDad in post Replanting/Rescaping Bad For Plants?
...g said I agree with AbbeysDad

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06-16-2019
01:16 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Quesenek in post Help
I agree. Glutaraldehyde gets ...
06-15-2019
10:13 PM - Discusluv quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
It came from professionals wit...
10:01 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Help
Deanna - each to his/her own. ...
09:23 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Discusluv in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
The notion of an "instant-cycl...
06:48 PM - AbbeysDad quoted somewhatshocked in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
It definitely works for many. But it...
03:22 PM - somewhatshocked quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
It definitely works for many. ...
01:44 PM - AbbeysDad quoted DaveKS in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Seeding adds all the BB str...
06-14-2019
10:39 PM - DaveKS quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
It's interesting that folks th...
05-28-2019
06:07 AM - DaveKS quoted AbbeysDad in post Do I need a bigger filter?
It seems to me that the HOB wo...
04:50 AM - Quint quoted AbbeysDad in post Do I need a bigger filter?
It seems to me that the HOB wo...
05-22-2019
02:11 PM - livebearerlove quoted AbbeysDad in post Pellets vs. Flakes
The best foods will be made wi...
03:57 AM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Pellets vs. Flakes
Not when you culture them. I'm...
03:45 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Pellets vs. Flakes
.......Although some live f...
05-21-2019
10:02 PM - psych quoted AbbeysDad in post Pellets vs. Flakes
> Omega One - uses fresh/froze...
05-18-2019
01:24 AM - AbbeysDad quoted somewhatshocked in post Huge canister on nano tank?
Filters don't just collect crud and ...
05-14-2019
07:54 PM - AbbeysDad quoted zak.payne in post Pellets vs. Flakes
All great responses, thank you...
05-11-2019
03:31 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Grobbins48 in post 4 Tubs in Mid Florida
I was wondering if you were goi...
05-09-2019
10:47 PM - Grobbins48 quoted AbbeysDad in post 4 Tubs in Mid Florida
You're in Florida - that's che...
05-07-2019
04:49 PM - Phil Edwards quoted AbbeysDad in post Osmocote is it safe?
My concern with terrestrial fe...
04-30-2019
01:24 AM - fortheloveofcrabs quoted AbbeysDad in post Let's play: Brilliant or Buffoon.
If it works you'll be briliant...

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