Planted Pi

My personal fork of the Reef Pi project.

An open source reef tank controller based on Raspberry Pi that I use in my planted tank.

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reef-pi is an opensource reef tank controller based on Raspberry Pi. This is the software repository for reef-pi. If you are trying to build a physical controller to automate your reef tank, use reef-pi website. If you are new to reef keeping and want to know about the hobby use one of the online forums such as reef2reef or nano-reef(for smaller reef tanks).

reef-pi is an award winning, modular, do it yourself (DIY) project that aims to provide a hackable, affordable reef tank automation platform using easy to learn electronics. Apart from Raspberry Pi, reef-pi uses a handful of additional electronics boards from adafruit, a open hardware, community-focused electronics company. reef-pi is under active development. Follow reef2reef thread if you want to stay up to date with reef-pi development. Use the build guides on reef-pi website if you just want to build a reef tank controller based on reef-pi. We use slack for developer communication. Click here to join reef-pi slack channel.




To ensure a good development process please follow the Code Of Conduct and the Pull Request Template. To setup your development environment please read this document.


If you want to edit or provide translations to the project, please follow the guide for internationalization.

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reef-pi would not be possible without these awesome things: