Overview of Plumbing for the Salinity Sensor Loop

This web page gives an overview finished assembly of the plumbing for the salinity sensor flow loop. Instructions for assembly of the sensor loop plumping are divided into the following steps.

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As indicated in the following schematic, the pump recirculates water from the PVC tank through the salinity sensor. A three-way valve allows the system to be drained without disconnecting any plumbing.

Schematic of the salinity pump loop

Finished flow loop assembly

The final version of the salinity sensor flow loop is shown in the following photograph. The two drain lines are joined by a tee fitting visible in the bottom of the photograph.

Finished assembly of the salinity pump loop

On to the details ...

Now that you see the final product, we'll build this system in two steps. First, mount the pump and the fish tank.