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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: Yesterday 05:37 PM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
  • Referrals: 0

  Mentions

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
05-22-2018
05:51 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned p0tluck in post Nitrate and the effects on plants?
p0tluck - but Amazon Swords ...
05-10-2018
12:07 AM - AbbeysDad mentioned cbachmann in post Northern outdoor tropical tank
cbachmann - clearly he's the r...
05-03-2018
11:53 PM - AbbeysDad mentioned Mike A. in post Northern outdoor tropical tank
Hey Mike A. - You misunderstood....

  Quotes

04-19-2019
11:48 AM - aidanw quoted AbbeysDad in post Tank Filtration - Shrimp
Ah, but with a sponge pre-filt...
04-13-2019
08:59 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Hyue in post Tank Filtration - Shrimp
Han Aquatics has nice shr...
04-11-2019
01:48 PM - livebearerlove quoted AbbeysDad in post Going Glass!? does this all fit together?
I'd suggest a small Aquaclear ...
01:11 AM - aidanw quoted AbbeysDad in post Tank Filtration - Shrimp
You could go either way. Aquar...
04-04-2019
05:42 PM - brothermichigan quoted AbbeysDad in post High nitrates 160ppm+
I've heard good things about p...
04-03-2019
09:09 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Herrwibi in post High nitrates 160ppm+
I've heard good things about ...
03-28-2019
03:31 AM - aidanw quoted AbbeysDad in post Instant Tank Cycling
I've 'instant cycled' for year...
03-23-2019
05:22 PM - babystarz quoted AbbeysDad in post Upgrading from 10 to 29 cycling question
Well you potentially lose any ...
03-18-2019
02:48 PM - AbbeysDad quoted CharleeFoxtrot in post What makes one give up the fish keeping hobby?
Nice! We actually have 2 bars in He...
03-16-2019
08:01 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Blacktetra in post Is 100% algae free possible?
Would you all agree that remova...
06:37 PM - Blacktetra quoted AbbeysDad in post Is 100% algae free possible?
I've never been 100% algae-fre...
03-09-2019
04:55 PM - Quicksilver2299 quoted AbbeysDad in post How can I get rid of cyanobacteria?
Ultralife Red Slime Stain Remo...
03-07-2019
03:03 PM - Byronyk quoted AbbeysDad in post RODI Water / Water Changes
I would first run the course o...
03-01-2019
08:27 PM - PlantedRich quoted AbbeysDad in post A note on water quality
I have to [also] wonder how ki...
02-26-2019
04:07 AM - p0tluck quoted AbbeysDad in post Wisteria /water sprite won't grow
By comparison, your ferts are ...
02-25-2019
09:16 PM - d2creative quoted AbbeysDad in post Daily Auto Water Change
I wrote that because in a cont...
08:40 PM - AbbeysDad quoted d2creative in post Daily Auto Water Change
Can you explain why? I'm trying...
06:56 PM - d2creative quoted AbbeysDad in post Daily Auto Water Change
HOWEVER, I can't really see th...
05:21 PM - AbbeysDad quoted AquaAurora in post Anyone successfully rid their tank of snails
......I personally don't mind s...
02-11-2019
02:57 PM - AbbeysDad quoted GraphicGr8s in post How do i make a sanitizing solution-DSM
I have found the bleach may (and...

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