Poor man nutrients control - Donovan's Nitrate Destroyer

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (DIY)' started by Donovan Joannes, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. Ponraj A

    Ponraj A Active Member

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    yes he was just online and sending me PM on Sunday. Its hard to read the below message and I have bought and yellow tang on Sunday and trying to inform him about that. So I will name it as "Donovan" in his sweet remembrance. I cant stop me from getting tears...
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    Prayers for his family. Always said to see a member of our community pass. But if you are going to go at least he did it the way he would have wanted to.
     
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    So sad prayers to his family.
     
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    R.I.P, god bless your soul and thank you for all.
     
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    AbsoluteZer0273 Member Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    So sad to hear. Prayer for his family.
     
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    This thread should be stickied... it is a great build by a great person... mods?
     
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    I was informed by another member. Very very sad to hear. My prayers go out to him and his family.
     
  8. revhtree

    revhtree Owner Administrator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Cyber Monday Sponsor

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    I am just now finding this out and I am completely taken aback. This is terrible terrible news. I am so saddened today to find this out. While I didn't know Donovan personally I know that he loved reef aquariums and he loved helping people. He was a very valuable member of this community. I really have no words.....

    Here is one of his threads where he was collecting that we featured on our FB page and email blasts. I hate hearing this tragic news.

    https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/coral-shopping-spree-low-tide-activities.342129/
     
  9. five.five-six

    five.five-six Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Reminder to kiss my wife and kids every chance I get.
     
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    Sierra_Bravo Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Rest in peace, Donovan. I really enjoyed his posts about collecting local corals. Here's wishing you explore your beautiful reef at low tide for eternity.
     
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    Sad day for us. I loved reading through this thread. One of my favorite DIY thread.
    Rest in peace Donovan.
    Our prayers to his family.
     
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    Peace Brother! <3
    Thank you for your time, helpfulness and good spirit. You'll be missed.
     
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    Rest in Peace Donovan, you'll certainly be missed.
     
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    RIP I enjoyed this thread, his passion and generosity.
     
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    Such a tragic, sudden loss. Prayers for his family. Sail on, Donovan...
     
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    Ok people, DND users, and others like myself who are planning to build and use Donovan's Nitrate Destroyer, let's try to keep this thread going and share our builds, experiences, results, and in the spirit of Donovan help each other out. I think he would be happy to see his invention live on and evolve in the community.
     
  18. Ponraj A

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    Will try to keep this thread and him alive !!!!.
     
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    Will update once I put mine online.
     
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    Solis Reef Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    I did message him a few weeks back. It’s in my plan for day one to use DND I will post here one is up and running.
     
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