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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.
    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 from a chicken.

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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 08:28 PM
  • Join Date: 04-13-2016
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  Mentions

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...
01-22-2019
02:48 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
03:03 PM - GWYIII mentioned AbbeysDad in post A New take on an old idea...?
...nks for weighing in AbbeysDad! Patience is certain...
12-19-2018
06:45 PM - ipkiss mentioned AbbeysDad in post A New take on an old idea...?
...quation. Like AbbeysDad said, patience is al...
11-23-2018
12:33 AM - Starálfur mentioned AbbeysDad in post Anubias suffering, nitrates high?
...d with em. AbbeysDad, I wasn't doing that...
10-29-2018
01:57 AM - Lou Micevski mentioned AbbeysDad in post Only a Newbie
AbbeysDad the inlet and outlet...

  Quotes

02-12-2020
04:20 PM - athyra_firestorm quoted AbbeysDad in post Too much light for low tech?
I'm thinking maybe you have 12...
12:25 PM - athyra_firestorm quoted AbbeysDad in post Too much light for low tech?
If you're on a timer to turn o...
02-10-2020
04:46 PM - AbbeysDad quoted fpn in post Too much light for low tech?
Well the main reason flo...
01-27-2020
08:04 PM - jpearce quoted AbbeysDad in post Deleted Posts
01-09-2020
01:24 AM - xjclassic quoted AbbeysDad in post Krylon All in One Paint Safe?
I don't know...But why not spr...
01-04-2020
02:54 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Squisher in post Well Water is Gassing fish
1. Does the brute need to be ...
12-27-2019
07:33 PM - AbbeysDad quoted DaveKS in post Water Changes & Floating Plants -- also, lighting question
That density of frogbit wil...
05:12 AM - Cinnamonamon quoted AbbeysDad in post Water Changes & Floating Plants -- also, lighting question
I don't have frogbit, but I do...
12-18-2019
03:51 AM - NotCousteau quoted AbbeysDad in post White or Grindal worms
Hands down a warm temperature ...
12-09-2019
03:29 AM - burr740 quoted AbbeysDad in post Mold and caulk
But you'd only use a cleaner l...
03:13 AM - AbbeysDad quoted burr740 in post Mold and caulk
Nothing to worry about other...
11-29-2019
04:04 PM - Squisher quoted AbbeysDad in post How do you do water changes
I used a garden hose for a tim...
02:44 PM - AbbeysDad quoted Squisher in post How do you do water changes
Interesting to me that the py...
11-26-2019
12:26 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Streetwise in post Burying plant cuttings? Aquatic compost?
Many of us run tanks with organ...
11-08-2019
03:50 AM - Asteroid quoted AbbeysDad in post Bio Media
Actually, based on documentati...
03:37 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Asteroid in post Bio Media
Personally I make it a habit ...
11-07-2019
08:01 PM - Raith quoted AbbeysDad in post Thoughts on Lowering Tank Temps at Night
It has been theorized that per...
10-25-2019
05:08 PM - germanblueramlover quoted AbbeysDad in post purigen help
Say what? What test do you do?...
04:56 AM - AbbeysDad quoted Streetwise in post purigen help
Please test your Purigen in wat...
04:23 AM - AbbeysDad quoted ustabefast in post purigen help
Has anyone had issues rechargin...

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