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  • About AbbeysDad
    Biography
    Been in the Tropical Fish hobby for 50+ years.
    Location
    Southern Tier of Central New York, USA (Finger Lakes Region)
    Interests
    Tropical Fish, Organic Gardening
    Occupation
    Retired - MJV Aquatics
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    My website and Blog:

    MJV Aquatics - MJV Aquatics Blog

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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 03:42 AM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

09-04-2020
04:30 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Tiger15 in post Under Gravel Filtration
...itrate factory. And Tiger15 is correct, it's inc...
08-08-2020
06:30 PM - Deanna mentioned AbbeysDad in post Benefits of dosing liquid carbon along with pressurized co2
...er win you over; AbbeysDad.:wink2: Yes, glutar...
11-25-2019
01:12 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Ricci_215 in post How do you do water changes
...a battery pump like Ricci_215 for water changes on...
01:10 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned ric in post How do you do water changes
...a battery pump like Ricci_215 for water chan...
11-24-2019
10:10 PM - gnovince mentioned AbbeysDad in post Beneficial bacteria spread
...ibly could help. AbbeysDad I'm gonna use Dr. T...
08-25-2019
12:27 AM - billybobjoel mentioned AbbeysDad in post Evidence for beneficial bacteria
Thanks for sharing AbbeysDad, that was super insi...
06-16-2019
08:10 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned cl3537 in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
...ate permutations. cl3537 - Regarding "I may w...
05:04 PM - cl3537 mentioned AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
... have to agree with AbbeysDad I am not sure what t...
02:44 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned cl3537 in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
...ge material. ------ cl3537 spoke of filter wate...
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...

  Quotes

09-12-2020
08:19 PM - AbbeysDad quoted victorusaconte in post Help with starting out
24/7 light is bad, 8h - 10h is bett...
09-04-2020
06:07 PM - gjcarew quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
In any somewhat deep substrate...
01:08 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
I'm not sure you looked closel...
12:36 PM - AbbeysDad quoted gjcarew in post Under Gravel Filtration
An anaerobic and an anoxic e...
06:26 AM - gjcarew quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
... an anoxic environment, and...
03:39 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Under Gravel Filtration
This article suggests an in...
01:02 AM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
Go ahead and use the UGF more ...
08-09-2020
01:52 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Benefits of dosing liquid carbon along with pressurized co2
Neither do I, except the po...
08-08-2020
10:15 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Benefits of dosing liquid carbon along with pressurized co2
Oh, and I don't use any of tho...
07-25-2020
03:31 PM - Discusluv quoted AbbeysDad in post Deleted Posts
07-22-2020
02:36 PM - AbbeysDad quoted goodboy123 in post Purigen didn't regenerate well
It seems cheaper to just buy a ...
05-26-2020
02:43 AM - forumadmin quoted AbbeysDad in post
05-20-2020
03:08 PM - HerpsAndHerbs quoted AbbeysDad in post I am the only one switching to easy green?
I'll confess that I skipped ah...
05-12-2020
11:09 PM - AbbeysDad quoted CharLee44 in post Not sure if substrate is for me & should go back to gravel?
You're saying that you can gro...
05-08-2020
04:45 PM - sm1ke quoted AbbeysDad in post Canister filter
Several months ago I bought a ...
05-06-2020
07:07 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Reducing nitrate - seachem purigen/prime
Plants don't consume nitrogeno...
06:38 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Reducing nitrate - seachem purigen/prime
Did you have the Purigen af...
04:55 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Reducing nitrate - seachem purigen/prime
Oh the Purigen got 'dirty' fro...
02:07 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Reducing nitrate - seachem purigen/prime
This may have been due to y...
05:01 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Asteroid in post Reducing nitrate - seachem purigen/prime
I realize all that, but how d...

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