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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 02:56 PM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

10-30-2020
04:31 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned PlantedRich in post Fishless Cycling Breaking Down
PlantedRich, I hear you. Then ag...
10-17-2020
08:48 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned simplechamp in post Eheim 2217 filtration media layout
...a step further than simplechamp and agree, but say t...
09-30-2020
06:06 PM - Deanna mentioned AbbeysDad in post High nitrates in heavy planted Dutch scape
... I would lean with AbbeysDad regarding insufficie...
09-04-2020
05:30 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Tiger15 in post Under Gravel Filtration
...itrate factory. And Tiger15 is correct, it's inc...
08-08-2020
07:30 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
02:12 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Ricci_215 in post How do you do water changes
...a battery pump like Ricci_215 for water changes on...
02:10 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned ric in post How do you do water changes
...a battery pump like Ricci_215 for water chan...
11-24-2019
11:10 PM - gnovince mentioned AbbeysDad in post Beneficial bacteria spread
...ibly could help. AbbeysDad I'm gonna use Dr. T...
08-25-2019
01:27 AM - billybobjoel mentioned AbbeysDad in post Evidence for beneficial bacteria
Thanks for sharing AbbeysDad, that was super insi...
06-16-2019
09:10 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned cl3537 in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
...ate permutations. cl3537 - Regarding "I may w...
06:04 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...
03:44 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
10:50 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Deanna in post Help
Deanna - each to his/her ow...
05-17-2019
03:15 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned reddhawkk in post Can tropicals be kept outside without a heater?
reddhawkk makes a good point. ...
04-25-2019
09:24 PM - livebearerlove mentioned AbbeysDad in post Silicone vs hot glue for stones.... ??
AbbeysDad Thanks for the resp...
04-10-2019
02:46 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned PlantedRich in post Heater musings
PlantedRich - Interesting idea o...
03-02-2019
12:30 AM - xUma mentioned AbbeysDad in post DIY Kiddie Pool Pond 'Stand' + Cabinet
... than the sink. AbbeysDad interesting! I&#821...
02-11-2019
08:57 PM - LittleSquishy mentioned AbbeysDad in post Does my tank need a reseal?
...sealing the tank. AbbeysDad - Thank you for the ...
01-28-2019
04:58 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned tamsin in post What is an organics build up ?
tamsin - Lake Michigan is p...
01-25-2019
03:47 AM - subchan mentioned AbbeysDad in post Mineralized Topsoil Approach with Miracle Gro Organic Choice Potting Mix?
... for the responses, AbbeysDad and Quagulator. I un...

  Quotes

11-30-2020
04:44 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Sordbodan in post What type of mechanical filtration to use in a sump?
Thanks for all the replies. I...
11-21-2020
03:48 AM - AbbeysDad quoted PlantedRich in post Biological Filtration Survey
Not disagreeing at all on any po...
11-20-2020
08:24 PM - PlantedRich quoted AbbeysDad in post Biological Filtration Survey
This reminds me of the repeate...
11-13-2020
09:07 PM - AbbeysDad quoted fishie777 in post Question about cycling
When I rolled it up, looked li...
06:20 PM - Roboto quoted AbbeysDad in post Moving Cross Country - Tips for Transporting Fish?
Some words of wisdom from Greg...
06:17 PM - fishie777 quoted AbbeysDad in post Miramo Moss, beneficial bacteria
The beneficial biology in a ta...
10-30-2020
03:15 PM - PlantedRich quoted AbbeysDad in post Fishless Cycling Breaking Down
PlantedRich, I hear you. Then ...
03:22 AM - PlantedRich quoted AbbeysDad in post Fishless Cycling Breaking Down
I'm gonna disagree with Rich a...
10-08-2020
03:09 PM - en7jos quoted AbbeysDad in post Low levels of ammonia and cycling
High levels of ammonia is also...
10-07-2020
12:13 PM - SardinePatheNews quoted AbbeysDad in post What's A Heater?
Bear in mid that we speak here...
10-06-2020
03:31 PM - AbbeysDad quoted SardinePatheNews in post What's A Heater?
dip you toe in an English lake in sum...
10-04-2020
08:58 PM - Asteroid quoted AbbeysDad in post What's A Heater?
Here's what some Youtubers thi...
09-22-2020
05:05 PM - mfgann quoted AbbeysDad in post turning off filter with a timer
You couldn't do it with a HOB ...
09-12-2020
09:19 PM - AbbeysDad quoted victorusaconte in post Help with starting out
24/7 light is bad, 8h - 10h is bett...
09-04-2020
07:07 PM - gjcarew quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
In any somewhat deep substrate...
02:08 PM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
I'm not sure you looked closel...
01:36 PM - AbbeysDad quoted gjcarew in post Under Gravel Filtration
An anaerobic and an anoxic e...
07:26 AM - gjcarew quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
... an anoxic environment, and...
04:39 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Deanna in post Under Gravel Filtration
This article suggests an in...
02:02 AM - Deanna quoted AbbeysDad in post Under Gravel Filtration
Go ahead and use the UGF more ...

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