Help with Dr. tims and Dinos

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Nanojoeaquatic

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Hello, i am dealing with a little bit of dinos in my sand bed. I know there are plenty of threads already started on this topic. What i am asking is that can i avoid the blackout period? I do not want to stress some corals out that currently not looking the best but most of the reef is looking okay.
I purchased Dr. Tims waste away and Re-fresh. Also am using a UV sterilizer 24/7.
Dr. Tims method says to do the blackout period but i have also heard him talk about just dosing the 2 products with no black out. Ill be doing a siphoning to physically remove what i can see. I did this last week and seem to help out a lot. nitrates 3ppm phosphate .05 if you were wondering.
Really just looking for some people with experience using this method and what i should look out for and their outcomes, thanks!
-Joe
 
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You need to figure out what kind of dinos you have to be able to use the proper methods of removing the specific type.
Uv doesnt work on them all.
 
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