Dinos. What to do after blackout?

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The key: keep your PO4 and NO3 above 0. (PO4 ~0.05 / NO3 ~10-20)

When i learned this i got rid of them within a couple of weeks. No blackouts, no peroxide. Just keep those 2 parameters above zero (and remove as much dino's manually).
 
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The key: keep your PO4 and NO3 above 0. (PO4 ~0.05 / NO3 ~10-20)

When i learned this i got rid of them within a couple of weeks. No blackouts, no peroxide. Just keep those 2 parameters above zero (and remove as much dino's manually).
Thanks. Will stay on top of the dosing to keep them up.
 
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Yes- siphon and then:
You really want at least 5-7 days blackout.
Add 1.5ml of liquid bacteria during day next 5 days
Add 1 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide at night
Clean filters daily
Empty skimmer daily
Sounds good.
I read some concerns about liquid bacteria reducing phosphate levels. Is that a concern or just up dosing of Neophos to compensate?
 

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Sounds good.
I read some concerns about liquid bacteria reducing phosphate levels. Is that a concern or just up dosing of Neophos to compensate?
Not concerned
 
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