Make your aquarium smart with Raspberry Pi-DIY

Deepak Radhakrishnan

For all fish lovers out there, nothing is more exhilarating than setting up an alluring aquarium. The aquarium plants and algae we set up are the oxygen sources for our fishes. But how can we manage to supply those resources sufficiently for these aquatic creatures? This is how the question, can an aquarium be “smart”?,popped into my mind. For a frequent traveler like me a “smart aquarium” will be of absolute necessity to keep my fishes fed on time. So, for all the aquarists, I present my new project, “Smart Aquarium”.


  • Automatic / google assistant based feeding system
  • Automatic water filling(summer mode)
  • Scheduled/Manual water changing
  • Automatic Light control
  • Temperature control
  • Leakage detection
  • Remote camera
  • Filter control
  • LCD Display

My complete project includes all of the above features but you can add or make changes according to your situation. I added a manual feeding system using google assistant for the fry because fry needs to be fed 4-5 times a day in the growing stage. Continues…

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