Building an Inline Automatic Water Conditioner

Building an Inline Automatic Water Conditioner

Originally published in February, 2016.

In order to make water changes easier, I made a machine that utalizes a flow meter, peristaltic pump, and microcontroller to automatically dose water conditioner inline as water travels into the aquarium. The water meter detects how much water is passing through in real time and the peristaltic pump injects the appropriate amount of water conditioner right into the pipe. Check out my video detailing the build: