Welcome to the official website of reef-pi, an opensource reef tank controller based on Raspberry Pi


reef-pi is a modular, affordable and extendable DIY controller that can automate day to day reef keeping chores such as auto top off, temperature control, dawn to dusk light cycle, automated dosing, ph monitoring and more.

reef-pi project provides opensource software, parts list and documentation for building the physical controller. Users build the physical controller using these guides and software.

Following is a list of introductory, step by step tutorials on how to build reef-pi controller. We recommend starting with the first guide that covers software installation & configuration and then use the individual feature specific guides for your build.

The guides section provides documentation on how to build a reef-pi controller.

Checkout additional resources for helpful articles, tutorials and other's build threads involving reef-pi.

reef-pi software development happens on github. A comprehensive development environment setup guide is also available if you are interested. reef-pi's ongoing development can be followed at reef2reef master thread. Website specific bugs & improvements can be reported here. For general enquiry, contact at @reef_pi or by email