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AbbeysDad AbbeysDad is offline

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  About Me

  • 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.
    10g, 29g, & 37g fry grow out tanks, 110g stock tank.


    What came first, the chicken or the egg. It was the egg, but not the egg of a chicken.

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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 10:23 PM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

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...
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...

  Quotes

06-20-2019
05:38 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Ricci_215 in post Need info regarding new tank cycle
1. When adding fresh tap water...
06-17-2019
01:01 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Discusluv in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Not even one article in your 3...
12:45 AM - Discusluv quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
I do not have links to items I...
12:23 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Discusluv in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Links to those articles “you h...
06-16-2019
08:10 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Discusluv in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Thank you for your personal op...
06:12 PM - Discusluv quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
A discussion/debate has ensued...
04:20 PM - cl3537 quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
I merely answered the OP's que...
02:44 PM - AbbeysDad quoted somewhatshocked in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Are you just trying to troll people ...
11:30 AM - somewhatshocked quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
Are you just trying to troll p...
10:31 AM - theDCpump quoted AbbeysDad in post Can you instantly cycle your new filter this way?
If you have one or more establ...
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...

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