Top 10 Scuba Diving Regulators

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Looking for a Scuba Regulator? Check out our Guide before buying! There are a few important technical Details to know for example the difference between a Piston and a Diaphragm or Membrane Regulator! Which one you can use in cold water?

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Best 10 Dive Knife in 2020

Klapp Tauchermesser

The diving knife or dive knife is an important tool and emergency equipment for a diver.

For a diver there is a giant big enemy (no not sharks) it is man made! The fishing net, mostly hangs cut and abandoned on the reef in the corals, kills marine life long after it has landed there! Fish and corals suffocate from it. Therefore it is important to remove these nets.

Here you can watch a video of a huge abandoned fishing net that we recently removed.
You can find more about this on our marine conservation website

Sometimes a diver does not see the almost invisible fishing line or the fishing net and can become entangled in it. But if the buddy is far away or does not take care of his buddy, this incident can quickly become an emergency and therefore it is important to have a knife with you to free yourself from the net or the fishing line.

You can also use the knife as a signaling tool by tapping the tank with the blade.

Some knifes also have a knob at the end of the handle, which is made of metal, which of course can be hammered against the tank for acoustic signaling in order to get attention. However, a diving knife is not a substitute for safety-relevant signal means, in particular surface signal means.

What is important and what to consider before buying a diving knife

Handle construction

SCUBAPRO Maco Tauchermesser

The construction of the diving knife handle should be shaped and largely non-slip. Slip-proof is usually guaranteed with a wishbone before the blade.

Material handle

The material of a dive knife handle can be made of very different materials. Some examples are stainless steel, titanium, plastic. The shape and size of the dive knife handle must also be easy to handle with gloves.

Material Blade

The material of the blade can also be made of different materials, steel, brass, ceramic, titanium or even stainless steel.

Steel

it is the cheapest option, but it also rusts very quickly and is not as durable as the other versions.

Stainless steel

is less prone to corrosion but also softer than steel

Titanium

is lighter than stainless steel and just as unbreakable. At the same time, titanium is characterized by a high level of corrosion resistance in salt water. (For me the best solution).

Ceramic

Knives are comparatively expensive and ceramics are brittle and easily broken.

Corrosion

Even with “rustproof” blades, it should be noted that the majority of stainless steels in seawater are definitely at risk of corrosion.

Blade grind

Cressi Orca Tauchermesser

The blade should have a strongly sharpened, smooth edge on one side and a serrated edge on the other to make it easier to cut through fibrous material.

Often, good dive knifes also have a special sack-like cutout for cutting rope and fishing lines called a Line cutter.

As you can see on the Picture to the left on this blade.

Intended use

The dive knife is just a tool, contrary to popular belief, sea creatures cannot be repelled effectively with a dive knife. There is never a need for it either!

Locking of the dive knife in the sheath

SCUBAPRO Maco Tauchermesser

The locking of the dive knife in the sheath should be intuitive and simple, preferably audible with a click, so that you can be sure it’s locked securly without looking at the dive knife, so you do not lose the dive knife if it is not properly engaged. There are also sheath of fabric with a flap that are covered with Velcro to prevent them from falling out.

Attachment

POSEIDON - SQRMesser Apollo Titan

The attachment of the dive knife is particularly effective at two points, but it also depends on the size of the knife.

One possibility of attachment is on the leg with two rubber bands that hold the sheath. Or on the BCD where you sometimes have prefabricated holes to attach the knife or you can also attach it to the Inflator hose or corrugated tube with cable ties. But it shouldn’t be too big.

Safety string

In addition, the dive knife should have a safety string so that it does not sink irretrievably into the depths or into the bottom sediment if it falls out of hand.

You can also attach it to a lanyard, which increases the range.

Size of a dive knife

This is also everyone’s taste. The knifes are available in all sizes from “toothpicks” to “dive knife machete”.

Jackknife

Klapp Tauchermesser
Folding Dive Knife

Folding dive knifes are knifes that can be folded up and can therefore be stowed in a BCD pocket without a sheath. You have to note that these are very difficult to unfold with gloves and usually need both hands to do so due to a locking system of the blade.

Blunt or pointed end of the blade

The blunt end can usually be used as a flathead screwdriver or as a lever to open something.

The tip of the blade can be used for impaling or drilling holes. So it depends on what you mostly need the dive knife for or what kind of blade end you prefer.

Line cutter

Line Cutter

Rope or Line cutters can either be purchased as a single product as shown in the picture on the left.

Or are often integrated into the blade of a dive knife. This can be recognized by a special sack-like cutout at the top of the blade.

Scissors

The alternative to the dive knife is scissors.

Edelstahl Schere

Since we often have to do with abandoned fishing nets that are entangled in the corals, we use scissors instead of dive knifes as they are much gentler on the corals.

Since many corals grow like antlers called branching corals, it is quite difficult to get between the coral branches with a knife. If you try anyway and want to cut the net, you have to pull on it, which in turn can damage the coral even more. With a pair of scissors, you gently cut out the net and get into the smaller corners of a coral.

There are also dive knifes that have both scissors and a knife combined.

However, it should also be said that scissors are not as robust and durable as a dive knife.

Care and cleaning

After diving in salt water, fresh water or in a swimming pool, you should always rinse the dive knife with fresh water and then let it dry outside the sheath. You should also press the buttons on the lock while washing so that the remaining salt water or dirt is rinsed out.

Insider tip

After a dive is before a dive and a good insider tip is always to smear the blade with silicone grease as it protects the blade from rusting a little better! If there are rust spots, depending on the material of the blade, you can work them on with a fine sandpaper and then smear them again with silicone grease.


Top 10 Best Dive Knives on the Market in 2020


Number #10

Scuba Choice Scuba Diving Compact Black Stainless Steel Blunt Tip BCD Knife

Stainless Steel Blunt Tip BCD Knife
Stainless Steel Blunt Tip BCD Knife
  • 420 Stainless Steel
  • 2.3″ Blade
  • Total length: 7″
  • Moulded nylon grip for comfort

Number #9

Cressi Giant Knife, Black-Silver

Cressi Giant Knife, Black-Silver
Cressi Giant Knife, Black-Silver
  • Black Coating blade treatment
  • Japanese 420 steel
  • Pointed tip knife
  • Complete with sheath and leg straps
  • Straight edge/partial serrated

Number #8

Cressi Lima, Lime

Cressi Lima Dive Knife
Cressi Lima Dive Knife
  • The Lima is a great emergency knife for scuba diving and a very desirable knife for the spear fisherman.
  • It is very small and compact.
  • This allows it to be conveniently attached to the diver’s gear.
  • The blade is made of Japanese stainless steel 304, very resistant to the salt Sea water.
  • The knife is 6.3 in (160 mm) and the blade 2.44 in (62 mm).
  • One-hand release sheath mechanism.
  • Back clip for attaching it to the BCD strap or to the weight belt.
  • Hose holder available allowing to attach the sheath to the BCD hose that makes the knife really easy to extract.
  • A lanyard is included in the package that can be used to secure the knife to the sheath.

Number #7

Cressi Versatile Diving Knife Titanium

Cressi Versatile Diving Knife
Cressi Versatile Diving Knife
  • The grip Titanium is a small-sized knife with a Titanium blade that last longer and is easier to handle and wear
  • Titanium blade is rust resistant and it features an high precision sharpened tip
  • One side is an extra rigid serrated blade for sawing, the other side is a skillfully crafted
  • Straight blade It features an ergonomic non-slip handle grip and a Hole for add a lanyard (not included)
  • The knife Comes with a sheath that can be attached at the bcd shoulder strap or at the inflator hose. It has a lock mechanism that secure the knife

Number #6

SCUBAPRO Mako Dive Knife

SCUBAPRO Maco Tauchermesser
SCUBAPRO Mako Dive Knife
  • Scuba rust-resistant titanium blade is incredibly strong and has the hardness to take and hold a sharp edge.
  • The multi-function 3. 5-Inch blade Includes a serrated edge for sawing through rope, a conventional edge for making clean slicing cuts, a line-cutting notch, and a bottle opener.
  • Grip the knife securely with the large handle, which includes plenty of gripping area and a thumb guard to keep the knife from slipping.
  • A unique locking mechanism on the sheath makes it easy to release the knife with one hand.

Number #5

SCUBAPRO – X-Cut Titan Diving Knife

SCUBAPRO X Cut Tauchermesser
SCUBAPRO X Cut Tauchermesser
  • Knife and Sheath Scubapro
  • X-Cut Titanium TEK Knife
  • Blade: Alpha (hardened) Titanium Designed for Tech Divers
  • Specially Designed Scubapro Shaped Blade

Number #4

Atomic Aquatics Titanium Ti6

Atomic Aquatics Titanium Ti6
Atomic Aquatics Titanium Ti6
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Full-tang Titanium blade
  • Elegantly curved 4-inch cutting edge
  • Serrated edge and large line-cutting notch
  • Quick-adjust sheath straps
  • Lightweight locking sheath with push-button release

Number #3

Scubapro K-6 Knife

Scubapro K-6 Knife
Scubapro K-6 Knife
  • Quality stainless steel blade with a fine hollow-ground cutting edge on one side, a serrated edge on the other
  • 6.1in/15.5cm stainless steel blade
  • stainless hammer in the ergonomic grip handle includes an injected molded sheath and two quickadjusting buckle straps.

Number #2

5” Titanium Dive Knife

5” Titanium Dive Knife with
5” Titanium Dive Knife
  • GET A GRIP: This sharp scuba knife has a fatter, rubberized grip than most other knifes, making it feel like it was made for you.
  • Ergonomic to say the least. Whether you’re fishing, snorkeling, or scuba diving, it will feel just as comfortable in your hand at the end of the day as it did the first time you took it out of the sheath.
  • ALLOY MATEY! Well you may have never used the phrase, “Ahoy Mate”, but we’re referring to something else here. The blade on this diving knife is manufactured from titanium alloy, known for its’ strength, light-weight feel, and corrosion-resistant properties. Truly an excellent accessory to have on any underwater excursion.
  • ALWAYS WITHIN REACH: With its’ longer straps, this titanium dive knife can easily be strapped at the thigh so it’s never far from your grasp. It can be utilized in several different ways, including cutting fishing lines, nets, kelp and the blunt tip version is also great as a prying tool.
  • BANG THE TANK SLOWLY: So what do you do when you want to get your dive buddies’ attention when you’re thirty feet underwater and he’s ten feet away from you? Well, you’re in luck, this scuba knife with sheath has a titanium end cap that can be used to tap on your tank to get another divers’ attention. It’s not Morse code, but it works.
  • NOW THAT’S A DIVE KNIFE! So just to review, the blade of this dive knife is made from titanium and, for those of you who have ever dived at Monastery beach, has sand drainage on the locking mechanism to prevent jamming. For divers, this is an extremely beneficial feature for a professional snorkeling knive. Lastly, the end cap also works as a tank banger and it fully dismantles for easier care

Number #1

Gerber Bear Grylls Ultimate Knife Edition

Gerber Outdoor-Messer, Bear Grylls Edition
Gerber Outdoor-Messer, Bear Grylls Edition
  • ½ Serrated High Carbon Stainless Steel Drop Point Blade
  • Ideal for edge retention and cutting rope Ergonomic Textured Rubber Grip
  • Maximizes comfort and reduces slippage Stainless Steel Pommel
  • At base of handle for hammering Fire Starter
  • Ferrocerium rod locks into sheath, striker notch incorporated into back of knife blade
  • Nylon Sheath
  • Lightweight, military-grade, mildew resistant

Additional or alternative diving knife equipment


Cressi Alligator Scissor Knife

Cressi Alligator Knife Scissor 9 cm
Cressi Alligator Knife Scissor 9 cm
  • Knife-scissors very practical for all types of operations under water.
  • Ideal for scuba diving and spearfishing.
  • Built-in scissors can cut-it-all.
  • High quality Japanese 420 stainless steel blade.
  • Special treatment on the blade for rust prevention.
  • With respect to other similar knives, it has the advantage of its contained size and its full use and ergonomics without having to open it to cut efficiently using it as a knife.
  • The Alligator is designed by Cressi and made in Taiwan. Cressi is an Italian brand pioneer in scuba diving, snorkeling and spearfishing equipment. Built-In scissors can cut-it-all

Tbest Twin Line Cutter

Line Cutter
Line Cutter
  • Ceramic blade provides an incredibly effective cut
  • You never need to sharpen the blade!
  • Two sided rust-free cutting action
  • Compact, convenient, safe to use Includes replacement blades

Gear Keeper Compact Console Retractor

Gear Keeper retractor
Gear Keeper retractor
  • Essential: Best way to carry your console…Grab your console, use it, let it go… It retracts back everytime!
  • When diving, our 18” extension and 24oz retraction force allows the retractor to overcome the stiffness of the high-pressure hose.
  • Retractable Tether, Prevent Loss: Ideal solution for any console, ensures it’s easy to find and use. Compact unit for attaching a console in the chest area with enough extension to read the gauges, always in the same place and easily accessible.
  • Ease of Use: Quick Connect-QC-II connector allows the console to be easily connected and disconnected. Snap clip attaches to D-ring and the lanyard accessory as a secondary option.
  • Keeps you streamlined and your console is always right where you need it.
  • Heavy-Duty Design: Strong enough to hold any console while providing full arms extension for navigation. Always close at hand and never dragging on the reef.
  • It also features our patented self-flushing system that removes sand, salt and debris.
  • Trusted Brand: Designed for SCUBA with over 20 years of experience, Hammerhead Industries is the name you can count on!
  • Gear Keeper features retractable tethers to suit every need. If you have any questions, let our team know.

Stainless steel scissors with soft grip without sheath

Scissors like these come without a sheath. I cut a garden hose a little too long to the appropriate size and attached the scissors to it with a retractor so that the scissors wouldn’t damage the BCD.

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  • DURABLE Strong Stainless Steel Rust Resistant Blades: Forging press manufacturing process enables high-density steel that makes 3 times harder than normal stainless steel and are smoother cutting.
  • ULTRA SHARP and ALL-PURPOSE: Easy for cutting more than 16 layers of fabrics. Ideal for sewing, tailoring, quilting, dressmaking, cutting patterns, alterations, hand craft, home and office use etc.
  • MULTI-COLOR TITANIUM coating blades. They are strongly resistant to rusting and to adhensives such as glue and tape, making them ideal for almost any kinds of tasks.
  • SOFTGRIP handle: Ergonomic design for precision control and max comfort.
  • LIFETIME: Every Product is independently tested and selected to ensure the performance you expect, for everyday low price. The result is a quality item backed by our commitment to your satisfaction.

Let me know in the comments if you are also interested in a scissors guide.


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Top 10 Neoprene Booties

Cressi Lux Dry Boots Bottilons de Plongée 5mm

Neoprene booties also often called neoprene shoes. Are shoes that you can wear for diving or on the beach and for all water sports.

Neoprene booties should have some important product properties.

Toygogo Neoprene booties 5mm

Areas of use

Since these not only be worn for scuba diving, but also in all other common water sports such as kayaking, canoeing, fishing, kite surfing, wind surfing, surfing, sailing, triathlon, snorkeling, canyoning.

Main features

The neoprene booties have two main characteristics that they should meet. They should keep the foot warm and protect against injury.

Neopren

The shoes are made of neoprene and, like the men’s and women’s neoprene suits, are available in different neoprene thicknesses. Mostly between 3-7mm.

Neoprene booties are made of neoprene. In technical fields, neoprene is known as chloroprene rubber or polychloroprene. At the molecular level, the material consists mainly of chlorine and hydrogen atoms. Production begins with a chemical reaction between chloroprene and other solutions.

The result of this reaction is flakes. These flakes can be further processed. In order to transform the solid synthetic rubber flakes into elastic rubber, it needs vulcanization. After the vulcanization the molecules can no longer move, the end result is elastic and will always spring back to its original shape.

In order to be able to sell neoprene as a fabric, the right and left side of a neoprene sheet are covered with fabrics, these can also be printed with colors or patterns.

Difference between men and women neoprene booties

In many parts of the diving equipment there is no difference between men and women, and the same applies to neoprene booties, most of which are unisex shoes.

Sole of Neoprene Booties

Yonsub Neopren Füßling 5mm

The sole should have a semi-rigid or even a solid outsole and a non-slip coating. If you have to step on sharp stones when entering the water so that they cannot penetrate the shoe through the neoprene and injure you or you can slip on the stones. In order to offer you enough protection for your feet even when walking over demanding terrain, the sole should have a proper profile.

High and mid-high shoes

Cressi Füßling-Badeschuhe MINORCA Short Dive Boot
Cressi half high neoprene booties

Neoprene Booties are available as high ones that go above the ankle and as half-high ones that only go below the ankle.

The high Neoprene Booties are always recommended so that the ankle is also protected from injuries.

Zipper

Reißverschluss
Zipper

Most booties come with a side zip to make it easier to get in and out. Especially when the shoes are wet and high or thick neoprene, it is not easy to get in or out of.

The coarse and rustproof mostly plastic zipper is underlaid with a smooth neoprene strip which reduces the water circulation to a minimum and does not cause irritation through the bare zipper.

Without Zipper

There are also models without a zipper. These are mostly half-height or very thin neoprene socks that are not too difficult to put on and take off because the elasticity is greater with smaller neoprene thicknesses. Be careful with thick 5 or even 7mm shoes without zippers – these are usually very difficult to put on and take off.

Toe cap

Zehenkappe Füssling

Many neoprene socks have an additional PU insert on the instep, also known as a toe cap, to prevent the toe(nails) from rubbing against the neoprene and chafing when doing finkicking or walking.

This insert or attachment makes the neoprene booties much more durable and also more stable.

Fin strap fixation

Flossenkamm

Many of the better neoprene booties have a rigid rubber notch (swelling) above the verse, also called a fin comb, to hold the fin strap and prevent it from slipping off when finkicking.

Fin straps often have a cutout or notch where this fin crest fits in.

Wet and semi-dry Version

There are wet and semi-dry versions of Neoprene booties the same as with neoprene wetsuits, because the neoprene booties are often used in cold water. There is a double smooth neoprene sealing strip on the top end of the semi dry neoprene booties which can be overlapped with the smooth neoprene sealing strip attached to the legs of the semi-dry neoprene suit, thus keeping the water circulation to a minimum keeping the foot warm.

Neoprene socks

But sometimes even the thick 7mm semi-dry neoprene booties are not enough in cold waters, so the so-called neoprene socks are used which, as the word suggests, are worn as socks inside the neoprene booties.

Neopren Socken
Neopren Socken

Neoprene socks are made of very elastic and durable 1.5mm-3mm thick neoprene and are provided with robust and tear-resistant seams. The neoprene socks are coated on the inside for easy on and off and for friction-free comfort.

In the case of socks, it is important to ensure that they have an extremely high shaft in order to be able to achieve a wide overlap of the leg cuffs of the neoprene suit.

What thickness of neoprene booties should I wear?

The water temperature is crucial here. The water temperature can be very low, especially with divers and surfers. At below 10°C, a material thickness of at least 7mm is recommended. In tropical waters, however, 3mm is completely sufficient.

Care and cleaning

After a dive in salt water, fresh water or swimming pool, you should always rinse the neoprene socks with fresh water and then dry them. However, depending on the climate, getting these dry inside is not easy in some areas of the world, so electric shoe dryers can be used.

The zips of the neoprene booties should be creamed with candle wax every now and then, as this extends the lifespan and makes it easier to close and open.

Theoretically, you can also clean neoprene booties in a washing machine, but you must ensure that you select a gentle program, such as a wool program. The temperature should not be higher than 30°C.

Neoprene should never be spun or dried in a tumble dryer.


Here is my list of the top 10 neoprene booties for 2020


Number #10

AQUALUNG Super Zip Ergo 6,5mm

Aqualung Super Zip Ergo 6,5mm
Aqualung Super Zip Ergo 6,5mm
  • New anatomically correct ERGO shaped footbed and outsole
  • Asymmetric toe, instep, and heel cap for added protection & durability
  • Standard neoprene upper with exterior thickness markings
  • Flexible vulcanized rubber outsole
  • Non-corrosive YKK heavy-duty zipper

Number #9

Promate Pacifica 5mm

Promate Pacifica 5mm
Promate Pacifica 5mm
  • Rubber sole
  • Thickness: 5mm
  • Zipper & zipper guard
  • Toe & heel caps
  • Black rubber sole – Excellent traction

Number #8

Cressi Dive Boot 5 mm

Cressi Dive Boot 5 mm
Cressi Dive Boot 5 mm
  • Made from soft, double-lined neoprene
  • Built in sole to provide extra comfort.
  • Super elastic Neoprene to provide comfort.
  • Thickness of boot provides toughness while maintaining warmth.
  • Neoprene High Quality

Number #7

Promate 5mm Dreadnought Hard Sole

Promate 5mm Dreadnought Hard Sole
Promate 5mm Dreadnought Hard Sole
  • Thickness 5 mm neoprene upper is sturdy, comfortable, and warm in cool currents
  • YKK Zipper & zipper guard guarantee an easy, comfortable fit
  • High-Cut snorkeling and diving boot for protecting feet while wearing fins
  • Toe & heel caps and hard sole w/ excellent traction

Number #6

Seac Basic HD, Neopren Füßlinge 5mm

Seac Basic Neopren Füßling 5mm
Seac Basic Neopren Füßlinge 5mm
  • Comfortable boots made from 5mm neoprene to keep feet warm
  • High-traction semi-rigid soles grip tightly to surfaces
  • Instep protected by soft polyurethane padding
  • Strap-stop notch on heel
  • Nylon lining makes the boot easy to put on

Nummer #5

Mares Classic NG 5mm

Mares Trilastic 5mm
Mares Trilastic 5mm
  • 5mm Trilastic dive boot for colder waters
  • Comfortable hard sole for control and power
  • Rubber sole ensures sure grip
  • Zipper dam prevents water seepage
  • Toe & heel reinforced with vulcanized rubber

Number #4

Bare 7mm Ultrawarmth Boots

Bare 7mm Ultrawarmth Boots
Bare 7mm Ultrawarmth Boots
  • 7MM neoprene with low-loft
  • Celliant Technology in inner fabric.
  • 5MM ELASTEK neoprene around upper calf with fused-cut edges for comfortable fit
  • Heavy-duty sole for added durability and stability
  • Heavy-duty zipper with wide gusset for easy entry
  • Durable toe and heel cap

Nummer #3

SCUBAPRO Heavy Duty Füßlinge 6,5mm

SCUBAPRO Heavy Duty Boot 6,5mm
SCUBAPRO Heavy Duty Boot 6,5mm
  • Built to handle the tough stuff, the boots feature reinforced toes and heels and a substantial molded rubber sole.
  • Scuba two-sided 6. 5mm nylon/Neoprene construction and diamond span interior is durable, comfortable and warm, making it ideal for cold water and harsh conditions.
  • The heavy-duty, anti-slip rubber sole is safe on slick boat decks, sharp rocks, and craggy surfaces alike.
  • Driven to constantly innovate and improve the diving experience,
  • Easily secure the boots with the side zipper and Velcro zipper-end patch; weighs 1. 6 pounds (pair); One-year .

Nummer #2

Cressi Isla Booties in 5 and 7mm

Cressi Isla Boots
Cressi Isla Boots
  • Built in sole to provide extra comfort.
  • Super elastic Neoprene to provide comfort.
  • Thickness of boot provides toughness while maintaining warmth.
  • Built in fin strap holder.
  • 5 and 7mm Neoprene construction
  • 3 colors available

Nummer #1

Seac PRO HD Neopren Füßlinge 6mm

Seac PRO HD Diving Boots 6mm
Seac PRO HD Diving Boots 6mm
  • Fully protective wetsuit boots with rigidly molded, high-grip sole
  • Easy-to-grip zipper and reinforced hook-and-loop closure
  • Excellent arch support; heel air bubble helps reduce stress
  • 6mm neoprene is great for cooler waters (50 to 60 degrees F)

Additional equipment for neoprene Booties


Neoprene Socks

Neopren Socken
Neopren Socks
  • COMFORTABLE FIT: Skyone wetsuits diving fin sock made with 3MM premium neoprene to give you a flexible and comfortable fit, you have less restrictions and less foot fatigue during water sports
  • PROTECTION: With anti-slip design on sole and warm thermal materials to protect your foots from hurt by rocks or other sharp objects and keep warm while underwater, can be worn together with regular booties for added warmth in very cold water, just enjoy it
  • WIDE APPLICATION: Hi-grip textured construction, wonderful for beach, snorkeling, swimming, scuba, surfing, sailing, kayaking, diving, perfect gift idea for mother, father, family, friends, lover…ect
  • DURABLE: Glued and blind stitched for superior strength and durability, don’t worry about ripped, it will be a long term partner for you
  • FULL COVERAGE: 150% high stretch and excellent recovery, can be fitted and adjusted all size available for men, women or kids in S, M, L, XL, please choose the size according to your feet length and reference to our size table image, However, due to everyone’s foot shape is difference and measuring tolerance ±2cm allowed, if you feel not fit for your size, please simply contact with us freely and we will offer you a replacement or a refund, Click the ‘Add to Cart’ now!

MINPE Schuhtrockner

Schuhtrockner
Schuhtrockner
  • Eliminates Damp & Odor Optimum heat circulation effectively eliminates moisture, damp, sweat, and odor in shoes. Getting caught in a rain? Don’t be upset. Dr. Prepare boot dryer is ready to restore your soggy shoes to dryness and comfort.
  • All-Purpose Dr. Prepare shoe dryer is suitable for different kinds of shoes like boots, sneakers, flats, oxfords, kid’s shoes. It works perfect for gloves, hats, socks, helmets, berets as well.
  • Quick Drying With 104-122 (℉) constant heat, this boot dryers with heat blower quickly dry your shoes and boots in a few minutes.
  • Intelligent Timer Set different working time for different kinds of shoes. Easy to reduce power consumption.
  • Folding Design
  • 90° folding design assures great portability and easy storage, this boot warmer dryer is perfect to take on any hiking or backpacking trip. It’s good for foot health and shoe maintenance, extending the life of your valuable gear.

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Best Top 10 Women neoprene wetsuit 2020

Cressi Altum Wetsuit Lady 3mm

What to consider when buying a women neoprene wetsuits. Wet suit, semi dry suit, dry suit and shorties

What is a women neoprene wetsuit?

Scubapro Definition women neoprene wetsuit 5mm Men
Scubapro Definition Overall 5mm

A neoprene wetsuit is made of neoprene. In technical fields, neoprene is known as chloroprene rubber or polychloroprene. At the molecular level, the material consists mainly of chlorine and hydrogen atoms. Production begins with a chemical reaction between chloroprene and other solutions.

The result of this reaction is flakes. These flakes can be further processed. In order to transform the solid synthetic rubber flakes into elastic rubber, it needs vulcanization. After the vulcanization the molecules can no longer move, the end result is elastic and will always spring back to its original shape.

In order to be able to sell neoprene as a fabric, the right and left side of a neoprene sheet are covered with fabrics, these can also be printed with colors or patterns.

Difference between men and women neoprene wetsuit

In many Scuba Diving Equipment Parts there is no difference between Men and Women however there is a big one in Neoprene Wetsuit cuts. Women feel usually much faster cold than men so it’s a better Idea to buy a thicker wetsuit if you are a frosty.

Women cut

The cut of a women neoprene wetsuit differs from that of men. Women’s wetsuits are cut tighter at the shoulders and narrower at the waist and fuller at the hips. The chest area is also further shaped in the style of women neoprene wetsuit.

Color and Style

For many women, the color and style of a women neoprene wetsuit also plays a major role.

Sensation of cold

“It’s not a myth that women feel the cold faster than men. And this even though the heat transport works basically the same for men and women, namely via the blood. If the outside temperature drops, the blood vessels in the arms and legs constrict in order to better supply the core of the body with its vital organs with blood and thereby protect it. However, the temperature range at which this phenomenon takes effect is different: in women it is already from around 15 degrees Celsius, in men at lower temperatures.

The higher muscle percentage in men is also essential for the different perception of cold by men and women, because muscles produce heat that is distributed throughout the body. In men, it makes up about 40 percent of the body, in women, however, only about 25 percent. Men therefore carry around a small stove, so to speak, that warms them internally.

The different skin thicknesses in men and women also make women shiver more quickly, because thick skin prevents additional heat radiation in men. Women are literally thinner and give off more heat.

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Insulation ability of neoprene wetsuit

First of all, you have to know that water dissipates body heat 25 times faster than air, so you cannot survive forever even in water at 25° C and the colder the water, the faster you lose your body heat.

Water temperatureTime to exhaustion
or unconsciousness
Theoretically possible survival time
0,3 °C< 15 minup to 45 min
4,5 °C30 minup to 90 min
10 °C1 h3 h
15 °C2 h6 h
21 °C7 h40 h
26 °C12 h> 40 h

Neoprene has excellent insulation properties that is due to the fact that a lot of air is trapped in the neoprene, which, as we know, has very good insulation.

Thickness of a women neoprene wetsuit

The thicker the neoprene fabric, the better the insulation from the cold water.

Mostly for very cold water with 12° C and colder or for ice diving and long dives in them, you’d use a dry suit.

Women Neoprene wetsuits from approx. 7mm thickness can be used for cold water diving (12° C and colder), but dry suits are recommended. This also includes neoprene gloves, hoods and shoes (booties).

Long women neoprene wetsuits in 3-5mm thickness are usually used for waters with a water temperature of more than 18° C.

Shorties are women neoprene wetsuits with short arms and half-length legs, these are mostly 3mm thick and they are used for water temperatures from 25° C upwards.

Buoyancy and thickness of women neoprene wetsuits

Weight and thickness of Wetsuit
Weight and thickness of Wetsuit

The neoprene thickness of the suit affects the buoyancy control, as thicker material creates more static buoyancy. This buoyancy has to be compensated with lead weights. To make matters worse, the neoprene itself is compressed by the water pressure increasing with depth, so that the buoyancy decreases with increasing ambient pressure – i.e. increasing water depth. Since the weight of the lead remains constant, the downforce increases with increasing depth, which has to be compensated for by a buoyancy compensator (BCD).

How does a women neoprene wetsuit work?

Many believe that you don’t get wet in a neoprene wetsuit. This is only true in a dry suit.

Wetsuit function
Function of a women neoprene wetsuit
and a semidry wetsuit

In all other diving suits you get wet. The water that has entered the wetsuit remains in the suit for a while because the ends of a neoprene wetsuit are provided with cuffs and the thin layer of water is thus heated up by the body heat.

That is why it is so important to have a neoprene wetsuit that is skin-tight because the less water penetrates, the less the body has to heat the water entered up and the longer you stay warm. Depending on the suit and your movements, this water layer is exchanged faster or slower (water circulation).

Types of women neoprene wetsuits

Shorty

Cressi Shorty

Is the simplest version of the women neoprene wetsuit. As the word shorty suggests, they have short arms and legs and are only effective in protecting the core temperature of the body.

This can be worn in tropical areas with water temperatures of 25° C and more. Mostly in the common thicknesses of 1.5-3mm available and also obviously the cheapest version of all of them.

Women Neoprene Wetsuit

Is a Neoprene wetsuit with long arms and legs where cuffs are sewn on so that the water stays in the suit longer and is not exchanged as quickly. Usually comes in thicknesses between 3-7mm

Semi-Dry women Neopren Wetsuit

These suits don’t just get you “half-wet”. These neoprene wetsuits have smooth neoprene sealing lips on the arms, legs and neck. With the higher quality semi-dry neoprene wetsuits, the zipper is also underlaid with a cuff or sealing lip. Which causes the water to run into the suit but stays in wetsuite much longer Water Circulation is relatively slowl depending on e.g. Movement while scuba diving or getting in and out of the water. This makes the suit very comfortable for colder waters for long or several dives per day. Most semi-dry wetsuits come in thicknesses between 5-7mm.

Dry Suit

Drysuit function
Function of a dry suit

There are several types of drysuits and the topic is very large as buoyancy control is not only done with the BCD but also has to be done with the suit itself. I’m not going to go into this type of suit too much, though.

Even if you have successfully completed a diving course and buy a dry suit, you should try it out in the swimming pool or in shallow water or even better take a course. Most international diving organizations offer dry suit diving courses. Because there are certain things with this suit that you have to pay attention to and practice in order not to be in danger underwater!

Some will still remember: When James Bond in “Goldfinger” takes off his wetsuit (dry suit) and wears a tuxedo underneath that is completely dry and yes it would work.

Dry suits are designed for diving in very cold water, for commercial underwater work, and for sewage diving.

Scubapro Trockentauchanzug
Scubapro Dry suit

The dry suit, is a one-piece suit made of water- and gas-tight material. Today these are made from trilaminate membranes of synthetic plastics or neoprene.

The advantage of the dry suit is that the diver hardly ever comes into contact with water and, when properly filled with an insulating gas, like air it is better protected from the cold than in any other diving suits. The dry suit is usually sealed with a cuff at the neck and wrist and the boots are permantly attached. It has a water and gas-tight zipper on the back or chest for getting in and out. In addition, textile protective clothing against the cold is worn under the suit.

Zippers

Reißverschluss
Zipper

The main zipper on a women neoprene wetsuit can be on the back as well as on the front, vertical, horizontal or diagonal. For the shorties and neoprene wetsuits, these are normal coarse zippers mostly made of plastic because they don’t rust. In the case of a dry suit, this must be zipper which is gas and waterproof so that no water penetrates. The semi-dry women neoprene wetsuits have both wet and dry zipper versions.

All zippers on the women neoprene wetsuits are underlaid with a smooth neoprene sealing lip as this is more comfortable and the pure zipper does not cause irritation of the skin.

Thicker long wet and semi dry neoprene wetsuits with zippers on the arms and legs make it easier to get into the suit.

Insider tip:

If the neoprene wetsuit has no zippers and it is very difficult for you to put the suit on, you can put a plastic bag over your hand or foot before getting into the suit. The neoprene slides much better then. The alternative is to mix a little dish washing liquid and water and spray it on the arm or leg.

Protection against injury and nettles

Jellyfish

Women Neoprene wetsuits are not only worn to protect against cooling down of the body temperature, but also to protect against injuries such as jellyfish and their nettles.

Or if you accidentally roam along a rock face. Shipwrecks are also a good example with their sharp edges

One piece or two piece

Zweiteiliger Neopren Tauchanzug
Two piece neoprene Wetsuit

A one-piece is a neoprene diving suit that consists of one part. Here different thicknesses of neoprene can be sewn together so that the one-piece is, for example, a 3mm thick wetsuit on the arms and legs and a 5mm thick neoprene wetsuit on the core of the body.

A two-piece is two separate pieces of clothing, a high-cut or bib shorts (called “Long John”) and a long-sleeved jacket, usually with an attached hood, so you have a thick double suit at the core of your body.

Some two-piece neoprene wetsuits only consist of pants and a vest, but they are also much less warm.

Ice vest

Eisweste Neopren

One-piece suits sometimes come with a separate ice vest to be able to dive with this suit in very cold waters.

This ice vest is worn over the normal suit.

But you can also buy them individually.


List of my best top 10 Women neoprene wetsuits 2020 in 3-5mm


Number #10

ZCCO Damen Women Neopren Wetsuit 3mm

ZCCO Women Neoprenanzug 3 mm
ZCCO Women Neopren wetsuit 3 mm
  • MATERIAL: made of ultra stretch neoprene 3mm thick
  • ZIPPERS: four small zipper at the arms & legs to make it take off or put on easily comparing to other wet suit.
  • WATERSTOP SEAL: smooth skin neoprene inner at the collar, arm and legs to stick your skin tightly & make sure that much less water come inside
  • ANTI-ABRASION KNEE PAD: offer better protection for your knee

Number #9

Pandawoods Neoprene Wetsuit 3 mm

Seac Damen Sense Long 3mm Neoprenanzug
Seac Sense Long 3mm Women Neoprene wetsuit
  • Seac Sense is the perfect, ultra-comfortable overall for practicing water sports in warm waters (20 ° C – 30 ° C).
  • This long suit is made of super elastic 3mm neoprene and has a mesh skin insert on the front and cuffs on the neck and arms made of smooth skin neoprene for a water-stopping effect.
  • Ideal not only for snorkeling and diving, but also for all other water sports (surfing, windsurfing, water skiing, stand-up paddling, etc.).
  • The Seac Sense Long Overall is easy to put on thanks to the long, neoprene-lined back zip.
  • The women’s model is available from XS to XXL

Number #8

Pandawoods 3mm Women Neoprene Wetsuit

PAWHITS 3mm Damen Neopren Tauchanzug
Pandawoods 3mm women neopren wetsuit
  • For the perfect fit, we recommend you to refer to seller’s size chart on the left to choose the fittest size for yourself. Keep You Warm: 3mm women neoprene wetsuit made of premium eco-friendly and high-elastic SCR neoprene + imported nylon has a remarkable heat preservation and long life span, ideal for 70–77℉.
  • Heavy-duty metal back zipper effectively prevents 3mm neoprene full wetsuit turning unzipped. The inner neoprene cloth behind the zipper can largely lessen water penetration, avoid pinching your delicate skin and prevent flushing. The extra-long back zipper strap is convenient for your donning and doffing.
  • Comfortable and Functional: pandawoods wetsuit designed with Flat-lock seams for a smooth interior and exterior surface to ensure your maximum comfort and durability. Specifically perfect for diving, surfing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing and other water sports or outdoor activities.
  • Protect Yourself in Water: The scuba diving wetsuit with full coverage design effectively protects yourself from the direct sun ray and keeps you away from the risks of sea lice, jellyfish, coral reef and other sharp objects, allowing you to enjoy diving like a fish.
  • 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. You can contact us if you have any problem.

Number #7

Cressi Castoro 5mm Women Neoprene Wetsuit

Cressi Castoro 5mm women Neopren wetsuit
Cressi Castoro 5mm women neopren wetsuit
  • One-piece wetsuit, available in 5 or 7 mm Neoprene, ideal for Snorkeling, Scuba Diving in cold water.
  • One-piece wetsuit made in 7 mm soft Neoprene ideal for Snorkeling, Scuba Diving in cold water (between 35º-45º F).
  • Pre-shaped legs for ensuring comfort and easy movements while swimming.
  • Wrists and ankles with the Aquastop system (seals in smooth 1.5 mm Neoprene, covered in Metallite)
  • Zip made in quality YKK.
  • Anti-wear inserts in Power Tex on knees, shins and shoulders.
  • The Castoro is designed in Italy by Cressi and made in Asia. Cressi is an Italian company pioneer in scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming equipment since 1946.

Number #6

Hevto Women Neoprene wetsuit 3mm

Hevto 3mm women neoprene wetsuit
Hevto 3mm women neoprene wetsuit
  • Environment-Friendly & High-Quality Material: Neoprene SBR + Nylon-2 Layers(Surface/Lining). Back zipper closure. 3MM thickness, full wetsuit, long sleeve.
  • The women wetsuit has a specially lengthen nylon belt to ensure you are easy to put on and take off the wetsuit even though the zipper is on the back
  • Flexible fabrics give you free and comfortable wearing feeling. Stretch arms and legs without constraint. Hevto wetsuit will be your best friend in the water, not your biggest obstacle.
  • 3MM full wetsuit meets basic warmth requirements in general water area (50℉- 67℉) . Both high-quality fabrics and flat lock stitching contribute to increase the warmth performance of wetsuit.
  • If you don’t like too rich colors, so this female wetsuit will work for you. Its main color is black, and draw the outline of dark gray “X” on the chest. Stretch fabrics fit your figure perfectly and emphasize the female silhouette You’ll never regret to get it.

Number #5

Scubapro Sport 3.0 Women neoprene wetsuit

Scubapro Sport 3.0 Damen Neopren Tauchanzug
Scubapro Sport 3.0 Women neoprene wetsuit
  • CE certified a Class D dive suit: rated for water temperatures above 72ºF/22ºC.
  • Made from X-Foam neoprene, the only “green” neoprene that complies with P.A.H. regulations.
  • Built with the Body Map System, an exclusive manufacturing method that uses special tailoring and material inserts to compensate for the stresses of the human body.
  • Ultraspan chest panel and Stretchtec side panels work together to produce a highly flexible and snug fit.
  • Infrared (IR) fleece interior lining reflects body heat for extra thermal insulation and is extremely soft against the skin.

Number #4

SCUBAPRO Defintion 3.0 Women Neoprene wetsuit

SCUBAPRO Defintion 3.0 Damen Neopren Tauchanzug
SCUBAPRO Defintion 3.0 Women Neoprene wetsuit
  • CE certified a Class D dive suit: rated for water temperatures above 72ºF/22ºC.
  • Made from X-Foam neoprene, the only “green” neoprene that complies with P.A.H. regulations.
  • Built with the Body Map System, an exclusive manufacturing method that uses special tailoring and material inserts to compensate for the stresses of the human body.
  • Ultraspan chest panel and Stretchtec side panels work together to produce a highly flexible and snug fit.
  • Infrared (IR) fleece interior lining reflects body heat for extra thermal insulation and is extremely soft against the skin.

Number #3

Scubapro Definition 5mm

SCUBAPRO Defintion 5.0 Damen Neopren Tauchanzug
SCUBAPRO Defintion 5.0 Damen Neopren Tauchanzug
  • New Ultraspan panels in the chest area and stretch-tech material on the body, sides, arms and legs
  • Spinal padding to cushion the weight of the bottle
  • Suitable for water temperatures from 18 ° C to 25 ° C
  • Neoprene (N2S) coated with nylon on both sides ensures a good mix of warmth and comfort
  • The single-layer sealing cuffs with YKK zippers on the wrists and ankles are equipped with brass slides for greater durability, making it easy to get on and off.

Number #2

Scubapro Definition Steamer 5mm Women Neoprene Wetsuit

SCUBAPRO Defintion 5.0 Damen Neopren Tauchanzug blue
SCUBAPRO Defintion 5.0 Women neoprene wetsuit
  • New Ultraspan panels in the chest area and stretch-tech material on the body, sides, arms and legs
  • I-Safe loops on both sleeves ensure that your instruments can be securely attached
  • Spinal padding to cushion the weight of the bottle
  • Material composition: 90% neoprene, 10% nylon
  • Suitable for water temperatures from 22 ° C to 26 ° C, CE certified as a class A diving suit

Number #1

Scubapro Everflex Steamer 5/4mm women neoprene Wetsuit

SCUBAPRO Everflex Steamer Damen Neopren Tauchanzug 7-5 mm
SCUBAPRO Everflex Steamer Damen Neopren Tauchanzug 7-5 mm
  • Made from 100 percent Everflex neoprene, an X-Foam formulation, for durability and better health.
  • Multi-thickness panels deliver a superior combination of warmth and flexibility.
  • Pure Design Concept uses fewer seams and panels for maximum flexibility.
  • New nylon thread resists abrasion for longer suit life.
  • Diagonal back zipper offers increased long-term durability and ease of use.
  • Zippers on arms legs and in front of throat

Additional Women Neopren Wetsuit Equipment


Scubapro 6,5mm Definition Women Ice Vest

Scubapro 6,5 mm Definition Damen Eisweste mit Haube
Scubapro 6,5 mm Definition women ice vest
  • Neoprene vest with front zip
  • attached hood
  • Material thickness 6.5mm
  • X-Foam

5mm Hood Neopren

5mm Kofhaube
5mm Hood
  • NO AIR IN THE HOOD: Thanks to the air release system, the Seac Tekno hood allows air to escape into the open air, thus avoiding annoying air bubbles in the hood.
  • PERFECT FIT: The collar made of smooth neoprene lies close to the neck cuff of the diving suit and thus minimizes the ingress of water.
  • 5mm THERMO-NEOPRENE: The Seac Tekno hood is made from 5mm ultra-flexible neoprene, which prevents the head from cooling down.
  • EASY TO PUT ON: The Ultraflex neoprene of the Seac Tekno hood is extremely elastic and therefore very light and easy to put on with optimum wearing comfort.
  • ESSENTIAL ACCESSORIES: The Seac Tekno diving hood fits perfectly with all diving suits, for women and men, and is available in 5 sizes.

Rash Vest or Rashguard Long Sleeve can be worn under the neoprene wetsuit for additional protection against the cold.

Women rash guard pink
Women rash guard pink
  • Other Fibers
  • Imported
  • Skin Cancer Foundation Recommended Product; UPF 50+ Ultraviolet Protection
  • Perfect For Surfing, Swimming, Paddle Sports, Boating, And Beach Days
  • Comfortable Yet Durable 6oz Polyester/Spandex Construction
  • Minimal Seam Placement For Maximum Rash Protection
  • Performance Fit: Form-Fitting Tight Layer Fits Like A Second Skin
  • Many colors available

Cressi High Stretch Neopren Gloves
Gloves are only against the cold and not for touching anything underwater!

Cressi High Stretch Neoprenhandschuhe
Cressi High Stretch Neoprenhandschuhe
  • Highly comfortable flatlock stitched gloves
  • Five fingered gloves made from single lined high-stretch neoprene
  • Suitable for many applications- surfing/bodyboarding to snorkelling and diving Ideal sports accessory for protecting your hands

This has been my equipment guide and the list of the top 10 best women neoprene wetsuits for 2020! I hope you enjoyed it and if so, please share it or leave us a comment.

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Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Cressi Aquaride BCD

Here is my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020. The buoyancy control device (BCD), or jacket, is a system that allows a diver to control his or her neutral hovering while scuba diving.

Controlling your buoyancy underwater is an important skill to master and to achieve positive, neutral or negative buoyancy as a diver to not bump into any corals, fish, rocks, sharks or turtles, and disturb or even worse destroy them. A perfect buoyancy control is essential for a Diver!

There are a few different type of BCD’s on the Market which I will explain here further down but first there are some technical terms on a BCD which are important to know if you’d like to invest in a BCD you’ll know what the description of a BCD actually means.

Description BCD Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
Description BCD

Bladder

A scuba BCD is just an air bladder that lets you control your buoyancy underwater by inflating or deflating your BCD. The Bladder are airfilled pockets connected to each other which are surrounding you.

D-Ring

Besides controlling your buoyancy, scuba BCD’s also store your dive accessories, in Pockets with zippers or Velcro as well as D-Rings. Keep your regulators and octopuses organized and prevent them from dangling.

Buckle

Buckles are made mostly from plastic and keep your BCD where it supposed to be, or make it easier to take it off or put on.

Cummerbund

Cummerbund is a Velcro in front of your Belly it keeps the BCD on your back when diving and inflating the BCD so it doesn’t flow off.

BCD Detail Backplate Weight
BCD Detail Backplate Weight

Backplate

The BCD Backplate is mostly made of Plastic due to weight and holds your Tank securely with a strap if properly closed.

Weight integrated

Some later BCD’s are weight integrated which means they have specialized pockets for carrying the Lead weights with a fast release mechanism in case of an emergency.

BCD Detail Dump Valve Air2
BCD Detail Dump Valve Air2

Dump Valve

If in case you inflated the BCD with too much air you can pull the string of your Dump Valve and a valve placed on your shoulder will open and will let a lot of air out quickly. Mostly there is one on each shoulder where on the left shoulder its integrated in the inflator hose which you would pull to open it. On your right side it usually is a small button the size of a big marble to pull.

Some BCD’s also have a Dump Valve on the lower right bottom side in case you need to deflate while head over Diving.

These Dump Valves also act as over pressure valve in case the BCD is inflated to heavily.

Air 2

An Air2 is a fully equipped Regulator which is attached to the end of the Corrugated tube and acts as an inflator/deflator and an emergency regulator in case your main Regulator fails.

Male or Female BCD?

Most BCD’s are unisex, meaning they work for both men and women. However, there are a few Lady BCD’s available. Because a women’s cut is narrower at the shoulder and wider at the hips than a mans.

Construction Material

The basic material used in the construction of BCD’s is nylon, or a variation often called. Cordura®, this being the brand name of a company that specializes in tough fabrics made from, among other things, nylon. Some manufacturers may highlight their extra polyurethane (PU) coating, which aids resistance to abrasion.

Denier’ is a term which may be more familiar to readers. It is a measure of how densely the fibers of a particular fabric are woven, with the lower end of the scale being less dense – and therefore lighter, but less durable – than the higher end.


BCD types

Recreational Jacket Style BCD

Cressi Travellight

This is the most common BCD type for warm water recreational diving. It is also the type that you were probably given to use when you got your scuba diving license. Many Dive Center use them to teach due to reliability and robustness. Also because it’s easier to learn buoyancy control in these type of BCD’s than in a Wing for example.

The air bladder wraps around the diver from the back to the front.

Travel BCD

Travel BCD

A travel BCD is like a normal diving BCD except more lightweight and smaller to pack.

Nowadays with most airlines charging exponentially excess luggage or reducing their free carry on luggage you are left with leaving some Dive Equipment at home or renting it expensive from the Dive Center but we all know that you’d rather use your own equipment which you are familiar with and know it does fit like a glove.

So now more than ever it’s important to look for light weight BCD’s

Semi Wing BCD

Cressi Ace BCD

Advanced divers might prefer Semi wing BCD’s because it allows for more arm movement and you can remain horizontal underwater.

This is because the air bladder is placed on the back.

The weight is also lighter than a normal style Jacket BCD while it is still equipped with D-Rings, Weight Pockets, and Side Pockets.

Wing BCD

The design includes a Metal, Aluminum or Stainless Steel backplate, harness and detachable air bladder surrounding the backplate. This type of BCD originates from technical diving, where divers are using a twinset of two tanks or a rebreather. In recent years, wing-style BCD’s have appeared in single-tank diving and made its way into recreational diving.

xDepp Wing BCD
xDepp Wing BCD

Like a jacket Style BCD the shape is still like a sleeveless vest with pockets around the waist but the front is more streamlined because there is no air bladder in the front.

Due to a very small water resistance, low drag reduces the effort needed to move through the water. The less effort, the better our air consumption and the more time we get on our underwater adventure. However the Wing Style is more expensive and has less storage space if at some at all.

Stabilizing BCD

The Stabilizing Jacket remains the BCD style choice of experienced and professional divers because of its dynamic control system. Stabilizing Jackets reject the idea of air bladders within BCDs; instead, they use internal air passages that basically embrace the diver and allow air to remain dynamic inside the jacket. This air flows freely to the jacket’s highest point, which allows the diver to basically rotate around a bubble. This adds stability and creates ease of motion for the diver.


Time to reveal my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020


Number #10

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Cressi R1

Cressi R1 BCD
Cressi R1 BCD
Number #10 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • The R1 is designed for scuba divers who want a very complete yet light, hydrodynamic and affordable jacket.
  • Made of durable 500-Denier Cordura, ideal for rental solutions or for an intense use.
  • It comes with a Rigid Back Pack that is Padded-and-is-Equipped with a Built-In Carry Handle.
  • It has 3-exhaust valves for easier buoyancy adjustments, 2 Large Zipped Pockets on either side of the BCD for Convenient-Storage of Accessories.
  • The R1 Harness System uses Traditional Squeeze-Style Buckles and Adjustable Straps on the Shoulders, Chest and Waist for Precise-Adjustment-and-Fit.
  • A Velcro Adjustable Waist Cummerbund provides Extra-Security and a superior comfort to any other Bc in the same category.

Number #9

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro Litehawk BCD

Scubapro Litehawk BCD
Scubapro Litehawk BCD
Number #9 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Back flotation technology positions air bladder in the back
  • providing exceptional freedom of movement around chest and shoulders
  • 3-dump deflation system enables divers to dump air from a variety of underwater positions
  • Streamlined air cell technology
  • Automatic volume control of air cell through compression straps

Number #8

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Cressi Travel Light

Cressi Travellight
Cressi Travellight
Number #8 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Cressi Sub Travel light Ultra Light BCD
  • 210 denier nylon material, rubbery material (rear)
  • Shoulder straps are very comfortable and supportive,
  • Easy to adjust even in water FAST system for folding and compacting the BCD
  • Completely Foldable for Saving Room
  • Fully Accessorized: 8 D-Rings, 2 Wide Side Pockets, 2 Rear Trim Pockets
  • High Lift Capacity

Number #7

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Cressi Ace BCD

Cressi Ace BCD
Cressi Ace BCD
Number #7 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • The Ace is an impressively lightweight, high lift capacity, rear inflation scuba diving BCD that is anatomically designed for maximum comfort and durability.
  • Development of rear-mounted air cell made in strong 420 Denier Nylon.
  • Integrated Cressi Flat-lock Aid weight System.
  • Max weight for pocket: 4.5 kg – 9.9 lb. 2 rear ballast pouches.
  • It features 4 50 mm aluminum D-rings on the shoulder straps, 4 25 mm stainless steel D-rings (2 on the pockets and 2 on the lower part of the harness).
  • Ultralight rigid back plate with carrying handle.
  • Multipurpose zip pockets.
  • Next generation anatomical inflator with hose retainer. 50 mm quick-release buckled shoulder straps.
  • The Ace is designed and made in Hungary by Cressi. Cressi is a brand pioneer in scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming equipment since 1946.

Number #6

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro GO BCD

Scubapro Go BCD
Scubapro Go BCD
Number #6 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Made of 210 denier nylon covered with polyurethane, The go is lightweight yet durable, with rotating quick-release shoulder buckles to help you find the perfect fit.
  • Super comfortable, The water-draining air net backpack provides just the right amount of cushion when wearing a thin wetsuit—or no wetsuit at all.
  • The Wraparound air bladder delivers lots of lift, with double tank bands holding the tank firmly in place for maximum stability.
  • Easily fold the go BCD and Stuff it in the included travel sack for overseas trips or handy home storage.
  • Driven to constantly innovate and improve the diving experience, Scubapro builds high-quality equipment for the work, sport, and lifestyle of people whose passion is found below the surface.

Number #5

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Mares Dragon SLS BCD

Mares Dragon SLS BCD
Mares Dragon SLS BCD
Number #5 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Jacket Style BCD – Excellent Fit and Performance – 420 Cordura Nylon Construction – Superbly Comfortable & Stable, Yet Tough and Durable
  • Air Cell Slides-On-Shoulders, Increased Comfort when Inflated – Lift: 42.5 lbs. (19.3 kg), Size Large
  • Mares Slide & Lock System (SLS): Ultimate Weight-Release System – Visual Confirmation of Proper Weight Pouch Insertion – No Guessing in Pre-Dive Gear Check – Sturdy Zipper Closures – Works/w Soft or Hard Weight
  • SLS Weight Capacities of 9 lbs. and 13 lbs. (4 kg and 6 kg), Size Dependent, Each Pocket
  • Rear Smart Trim Weight Non-Releasable Pockets

Number #4

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Apeks Black Ice

Apeks Black Ice BCD
Apeks Black Ice BCD
Number #4 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • SureLock II Mechanical Weight Release System (patented)
  • There are 4 dump valves in all, one in each corner
  • Triple bladder retraction system
  • The left pocket is a fold down design
  • The right pocket is a large utility pocket

Number #3

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

SCUBAPRO Glide BCD

Scubapro Glide BCD
Scubapro Glide BCD
Number #3 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Constructed of 420 denier nylon for light weight and long-lasting durability.
  • New Y-Fit shoulders with a triangular stainless steel ring balance the pressure on the body to maximize fit and comfort.
  • Adjustable cummerbund compensates for suit compression ensuring a snug fit at varying depths.
  • Super Cinch tank buckle system locks the tank in solid for maximum stability at depth.

Number #2

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro X-Black BCD with Air2

Scubapro X-Black BCD
Scubapro X-Black BCD
Number #2 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Constructed of a combination of durable 1000 denier and 420 denier nylon for long-term wear.
  • Adjustable cummerbund compensates for suit compression, ensuring a snug fit at varying depths.
  • Non-rotating quick-release shoulder buckles optimize strap routing to maximize fit.
  • Airnet backpack is water-draining and comfortable during long dives.
  • AirFlex system with special bladder delivers enormous buoyant lift capacity.

Number #1

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro Hydros Pro w/ 5th Gen. Air2 BCD

Scubapro Hydros Pro BCD
Scubapro Hydros Pro BCD
Number #1 of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020
  • Ultra Durable: Patented Injection Molded Monprene Gel Harness is extremely resistant to UV
  • chemicals and abrasion. The fabric-free harness uses no velcro or zippers.
  • BC-4-Life Modular Design: Customizable to add/remove weight systems
  • straps and pouches. Extended lifespan due to simplified repairs. Virtually every component
  • including buckles

Additional BCD Equipment

of my Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro Mako Titanium Diving Knife with 3.5-Inch Blade for Scuba Diving, Snorkeling or Water Sports

Scubapro Titanium Knife
Scubapro Titanium Knife
  • Scuba rust-resistant titanium blade is incredibly strong and has the hardness to take and hold a sharp edge.
  • The multi-function 3. 5-Inch blade Includes a serrated edge for sawing through rope, a conventional edge for making clean slicing cuts, a line-cutting notch, and a bottle opener.
  • Grip the knife securely with the large handle, which includes plenty of gripping area and a thumb guard to keep the knife from slipping.
  • A unique locking mechanism on the sheath makes it easy to release the knife with one hand.
  • Driven to constantly innovate and improve the diving experience, Scuba builds high-quality equipment for the work, sport, and lifestyle of people whose passion is found below the surface.

Scuba Choice Scuba Diving 4′ Neon Yellow Surface Marker Signal Tube

Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Surface marker yellow
Surface marker yellow
  • Material: Nylon with TPU Size: 5″ (W) x 4′ (L)
  • Plastic Clip included
  • Fits in BCD pocket or clip
  • Easy to use oral inflate
  • “Diver Below’ print

Scubapro Premium Retractor

Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro retractor
Scubapro retractor
  • 110cm extension
  • Force 0.5 Kg
  • Stainless Steel Bolt Snap Hook

Double Ended Bolt Snap Hooks, 3-1/2 Inch Marine Grade

Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Double Ended Bolt Snap Hook
Double Ended Bolt Snap Hook
  • PREMIUM QUALITY The Double Ended Bolt Snap Hooks are all made by Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel, rugged and corrosion resistant. Widely used in both indoors and outside application and also can be used in seawater environments.
  • HEAVY DUTY DOUBLE END SNAP The double end snap has a portable size: overall length 90mm (3-1/2in), Width: 24mm (15/16inch) and Snap Opening 10mm(13/32inch). However Maximum load capacity of the pully is up to 110lbs (50kg).
  • EASY TO USE Double-ended design makes bolt snaps more versatile. Spring-loaded bolts provide secure closure & easy-open thumb lever. It’s easy to trigger the snap hooks by one handed and moves freely and smoothly, allowing for easy on/off.
  • WIDE APPLICATION The Trigger Snaps are designed as a useful hook for rope, chain, straps, animal leashes, horse tack and other home, farm and recreational applications. Also, can be used for a gate latch, a bucket hanger, hanging feed tubs, hay bags in the stall and many other various similar situations. Perfect for connecting your diving accessories to your BCD.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEE The package includes 2Pcs 3-1/2 Inch Marine Grade Double End Scuba Diving Clips.
  • We stand by our quality commitment and will guarantee you 100% satisfaction of the Trigger Chain Clips.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact us if there is any question. We will do our best to solve the problem as soon as possible.

Scubapro Shaker

Top 10 Best BCD in 2020

Scubapro Shaker
Scubapro Shaker
  • Give it a good shake and its loud rattling will turn heads.
  • Magnetic end-stopper keeps the shaker from rattling when you need to keep quiet.
  • Attach it to your BCD with the included clip.
  • Compact, convenient and easy to use.

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This is an equipment and buying guide for the Top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020 and a +1 surprise!

Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

A scuba Diving regulator is a device that lets you breath underwater. It is connected to a high pressurized air tank which you carry on your back and it does downgrade the high pressure comes out of the tank into a breathable intermediate pressure.

I will spare you all the boring technical Details and explanations but there are a few things you’ll need to know before buying a Regulator.

There are 2 main different Regulators on the market

The Membrane and the Piston Regulators.

So whats the difference?

Piston Regulator

Balanced-Piston
Balanced-Piston

Piston Regulator are the simple and cheaper Regulators and as long as you only dive in warm Water above 12°C Water temperature these ones are fine. You are able to dive in cold water with a Piston Regulator but it is not recommended.
The general advantage of a piston-based first stage lies in its reliability and reduced maintenance requirements, due to an effective but simpler mechanism with less moving parts. More importantly, no other design can reach the high air delivery rate of a balanced piston controlled first stage.

Membrane Regulator

Unbalanced-Diaphragm
Unbalanced-Diaphragm

The Membrane Regulators can be used in warm water but are also for cold water diving even ice diving is possible with these regulators but there are considerably more expensive than Piston Regulators.
Diaphragm-based first stages are environmentally sealed so that water cannot enter the inner mechanism. Bearing in mind that regulators generate temperatures up to minus -30 °C due to the fast moving air and the high pressures involved, it is imperative that sensitive moving metal parts avoid contact with cold water.
Therefore, diaphragm first stages have been the favored choice of cold-water divers.
But it also has higher maintenance cost due to more moving parts inside the regulator.

Many people claim the Membrane Regulators can’t freeze but that’s not true they can but do not freeze as quickly as a piston regulator.

Regulators are on the market since 1942 but didn’t change that much.

What is the difference between INT and DIN?

DIN and INT is the attachment of the first stage to the Tank valve. The Valve is either a DIN or an INT mount so is the Regulator.

Which is the better connection?

Clearly the DIN version because the O-ring is larger and is screwed into the inside of the valve, making it much less susceptible. Unfortunately, the DIN version is also the less common version.

Adapter

There are always Adapter available to make sure your regulator fits on the tank no matter what mount.

Tank-Adapter

Octopus or Alternate Air Sourse (AAS)

Scubapro Octopus
Scubapro Octopus

The Octopus or Alternate Air source is a second 2nd stage on your regulator in case the main Regulator fails or your buddy runs out of air you can easily supply air to your buddy with the AAS and not using your main Regulator.
It is recommended to have the same brand as your first stage.

The Octopus is mostly yellow to be able to be seen easily in an emergency.

Gauges

Scubapro Gauge

There is at least one gauge which is a necessary must! It is the Tank pressure Gauge or submersible pressure gauge (SPG). Some are filled with oil. You can combine them in a console with other gauges like a compass or a dive computer or install them as a single part.

Pressure gauges are different in Imperial showing PSI and Metric showing tank pressure in bar some are showing dual Scala.


My List of the Top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020


Number #11

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Cressi MC9 Scuba Diving Regulator

Cressi Ideal Scuba Diving Regulator
Cressi MC9 Scuba Diving Regulator
Number #11 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • The MC9-SC/Compact Pro is designed and certified (according to the European standard) to be used in cold water, making it versatile to be used anywhere on any trip.
  • It combines a balanced diaphragm 1st stage with a Sealed Chamber (SC) cold water system and a light and compact second stage, which offers high performance in water with temperatures below 10° C | 50 F.
  • 1st stage made of a light compact structure in chromium-plated brass with inner components in stainless steel, chromium-plated brass, and state-of-the-art thermoplastic resins.
  • The hyper compensation of the mechanism guarantees a slight increase in the intermediate pressure as the pressure in the cylinder decreases. It provides its highest level of performance in the final phase of the dive, the most critical phase.
  • In order to achieve extremely high performance in low-temperature environments, the Compact Pro 2nd stage, is designed with the special Thermoconductive Thermoplastic Neopolymer to dissipate heat. Thanks to this material and a specially conceived safety valve, it can pass all the tests for use in cold water with flying colors. Service pressure: 232 BAR | 3365 PSI. Calibration pressure: 10 BAR | 145 PSI.
  • Available in both INT and DIN version. Complete INT regulator weight: 943 g | 33.3 oz. Complete DIN regulator weight: 803 g | 28.3 oz.
  • The MC9-SC/Compact Pro is designed and manufactured in Italy by Cressi, an Italian brand pioneer in scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming equipment since 1946.

Number #10

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Sherwood Scuba Blizzard Pro Cold Water and Ice Diving Regulator

Sherwood Scuba Blizzard
Sherwood Scuba Blizzard
Number #10 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Specifically designed for cold water and ice diving, the Blizzard Pro is one the most dependable regulators in colder waters.
  • Completely Dry and Environmentally Sealed 1st Stage. No cold water gets introduced into the regulator.
  • Nitrox Ready up to 40%. Out of the Box.
  • Free Parts For Life Warranty Program. (Restrictions apply).
  • The Blizzard Pro is made by Sherwood Scuba, an American dive brand specializing in Life Support, Masks, Snorkels, and Fins since 1955

Number #9

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Apeks XL4+ Regulator

Apeks XL4+ Regulator
Apeks XL4+ Regulator
Number #9 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Breakthrough, innovative over-moulded first-stage endcap and environmental diaphragm help prevent ice build-up that can cause first stage free flow in extreme circumstances. Also protects the first stage from impact damage
  • Large surface area heat exchanger diaphragm clamp helps increase the gas temperature inside the 1st stage, resulting in improved cold water performance
  • Unique over-balanced diaphragm design as the diver descends, the over-balancing feature allows the medium pressure gas in the hose to increase at a faster rate than ambient. This results in superior performance at depth
  • Compact and lightweight 2nd stage improves comfort and helps reduce jaw fatigue on long duration dives, High-performance, pneumatically-balanced, lever-operated poppet valve,
  • Large, over-moulded, self-flushing and controllable purge button
  • Ergonomic Venturi lever is easy to use and locate,
  • Flexible nylon braided hose has better cold water performance than traditional rubber hose, Standard metallic hose connection for interchangeability, Comfo-bite mouthpiece has a unique bridge that fits across the upper palate and does not require bite pressure to stay in place

Number #8

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Oceanic Zeagle F8 Scuba Regulator

Oceanic Zeagle F8 Scuba Regulator
Oceanic Zeagle F8 Scuba Regulator
Number #8 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • 1st stage has dry-sealed spring chamber to stop freezing at water temperatures below 40 degrees F
  • New inhalation diaphragm provides superior tear strength and improved response time to breathing
  • Seat-saving orifice retracts when not in use – extending the life of the breathing tube seat
  • Zirconium-plated inlet tube and heat sink for superior corrosion resistance
  • Co-molded silicone mouthpiece for better fit and less jaw fatigue

Number #7

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Scubapro MK11/C370 Dive Regulator

Scubapro MK11-C370 Dive Regulator
Scubapro MK11/C370 Dive Regulator
Number #7 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Air-balanced diaphragm first stage design delivers constant and effortless airflow unaffected by depth, tank pressure, or breathing rate.
  • Marine grade brass body has sealed internal parts to prevent water and pollutants from fouling the inner mechanism while enhancing cold-water performance.
  • Two high pressure, two low pressure and two high-flow LP ports maximize hose routing options.
  • External Intermediate pressure adjustment enables technicians to fine-tune performance quickly and easily.

Number #6

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Oceanic Zeo FDXi DIN Regulator

Oceanic Zeo FDXi DIN Regulator
Oceanic Zeo FDXi DIN Regulator
Number #6 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Second Stage ZEO – Pneumatically balanced second stage automatically maintains consistent inhalation effort throughout dive
  • Diver adjustable inhalation effort allows the diver to control a desired level of airflow at any time.
  • Patented Dynamic Adjustment automatically maintains inhalation effort throughout the dive Adjustable
  • Venturi Switch (A.V.S.) for simple dive/pre-dive adjustment
  • Inline ball swivel reduces jaw fatigue

Number #5

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Scubapro MK17 EVO/G260 Diving Regulator

Scubapro MK17 EVO-G260 Diving Regulator
Scubapro MK17 EVO-G260 Diving Regulator
Number #5 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Scubapro’s compact regulator is completely sealed off from the elements to keep out water and pollutants, making it ideal for less-than-pristine waters.
  • With an air-balanced diaphragm first-stage and a chrome-plated brass body, The regulator delivers a constant and effortless airflow unaffected by depth, tank pressure, or breathing rate.
  • Two high-pressure and four high-flow low-pressure
  • The regulator is designed to resist freezing in extreme conditions thanks to a dry ambient pressure chamber and a metal inlet tube, orifice, inhalation control knob, and hose Connector.
  • Driven to constantly innovate and improve the diving experience, Scuba builds flawless equipment for the work, sport, and lifestyle of people whose passion is found below the surface.

Number #4

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Mares Abyss 22 Navy II Regulator

Mares Abyss 22 Navy II Regulator
Mares Abyss 22 Navy II Regulator
Number #4 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • First Stage Features: CWD Kit for Extreme Temperature, High Performance in Cold Water
  • Balanced Diaphragm First Stage, Tri-Material Valve Technology, Dynamic Flow Control (DFC)
  • Chrome Plated Marine Grade Brass, Environmentally Sealed Design
  • Second Stage Features: Heavy-Duty for Demanding Dives, Nickel and Chrome-Plated Brass Case
  • Fluoropolymer Resin Finish, Cold Water Design, Vortex Assisted Design (VAD) Downstream Valve

Number #3

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Hollis 200LX DCX Regulator

Hollis 200LX DCX Yoke Regulator
Hollis 200LX DCX Regulator
Number #3 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Pneumatically balanced PVD plated brass valve results in smooth, easy breathing
  • Reversible demand valve, can be converted from right-handed hose configuration to left-handed hose configuration
  • Diver adjustable inhalation knob, allows diver to customize inhalation effort
  • Adjustable Dive/Pre-Dive switch: Large Venturi lever has a soft rubber grip, which makes it easy to locate and use
  • Ergonomic exhaust channels bubbles away from field of view and reduces exhaust effort

Number #2

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

Atomic T3 Titanium Regulator

Atomic T3 Titanium Regulator
Atomic T3 Titanium Regulator
Number #2 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Nitrox ready for mixtures up to 40%
  • All titanium diving regulator
  • Dependable system makes it good for travel
  • The most reliable seat system in the industry
  • Durable with low maintenance requirements

Number #1

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

SCUBAPRO MK25 EVO/A700 Black Tech Scuba Regulator

SCUBAPRO MK25 EVO/A700 Black Tech Scuba Regulator
SCUBAPRO MK25 EVO/A700 Black Tech Scuba Regulator
Number #1 of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Air balanced flow-through piston
  • Chrome plated brass body
  • Anti-Freeze protection
  • Externally adjustable intermediate pressure
  • Low pressure ports: 5 on swivel turret

Number #1+

of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020

If you are all about weight the MK25 is also available in a light weight Titanium Version.

SCUBAPRO MK25T EVO/S620 X-Ti Dive Regulator Titanium

SCUBAPRO MK25 EVO/A700 Titanium Scuba Regulator
SCUBAPRO MK25 EVO/A700 Titanium Scuba Regulator
Number #1+ of my top 11 Best Scuba Diving Regulator 2020
  • Machined titanium body is lightweight, highly resistant to corrosion and ultra-durable.
  • Air balanced flow-through piston provides effortless airflow unaffected by depth, tank pressure, or breathing rate.
  • Patented exits (extended thermal insulating system) thermally insulates the inner mechanism from the environment, improving cold-water resistance and delaying ice formation in extreme cold-water conditions without compromising breathing performance.
  • Two opposing high pressure ports allow the first stage to be positioned either up or down.

Additional Regulator Equipment

Console with air integrated Dive computer. So instead of a analog submersible pressure gauge you get a digital one with a dive computer integrated.

Scubapro G2 Air integrated Dive Computer

Scubapro G2 Air integrated Dive Computer

  • Cell phone-style screen is very familiar and easy to read at depth. Simple 3-button control system and diver-friendly functions make the G2C extremely easy to use.
  • Customize your data presentation with Light, Classic, Full or Graphical screen options to suit your individual style. You can also customize the menu listings — utilize as much or as little technology as you need — your choice. Huge 485MB memory stores pictures, tables, tissue loading status, and 1,000 hours of dive profiles. Maximum operating depth. 394ft/120m.
  • Convenient quick-disconnect fitting allows you to detach the computer from your regulator system for easy data downloading, travel and storage. Huge 485MB memory stores pictures, tables, tissue loading status, and 1,000 hours of dive profiles.
  • Predictive Multi-Gas ZHL-16 ADT MB algorithm programs up to 8 nitrox/trimix mixes to handle any recreational or technical diving scenario. Improved, full tilt digital compass includes a full compass rose and bearing memory, and the rechargeable battery provides up to 50 hours of dive time per charge.
  • Fiberglass-reinforced thermoplastic casing is ultra-durable & UV resistant. Rugged skeleton-form casing boot protects against bumps. Also includes hose protection to safeguard the quick-disconnect fitting. USB cable or Bluetooth Low Energy interface lets you easily download dive data wirelessly to your phone or handheld device. Download dive data to a PC/Mac using LogTRAK software

Scubapro 3 Gauge in-Line Console

Pressure Gauge, Depth Gauge and Compass all you need for Scuba Diving in one console.

Scubapro 3 Gauge in-Line Console

Scubapro 3 Gauge in-Line Console

  • Pressure Gauge, Depth Gauge, Compass, HP Hose, Console Boot
  • Scubapro 3 Gauge In-Line Console
  • Lightweight and Compact Console Durable Impact Resistant Boot
  • Primary or Back-Up Instrument for Recreational or More-Experienced Divers

Dry Suit inflator hose

Dry Suit inflator hose
Dry Suit inflator hose
  • Miflex BC Quick Disconnect Hose
  • XS Scuba MiFlex BC Quick Disconnect Hose:
  • Patent Pending Double Nylon Safety Braiding Designed
  • Inner Liner Layer of Polyester and Polyurethane Compound Liner
  • Designed to Outperform and Outlive Traditional Rubber Hoses

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Another way to help us is with your donation or buy one of our merchandise items. All income from the Items sold goes to our Marine Life Conservation Projects.

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Ocean surface clean-up. It took us over 2h to clean up everything. Not all of the plastic sinks it’ll float on the surface and is often pushed together in big patches by current and waves. Often Marinelife will try to eat it as they don’t know what it is and can’t try with their hands can they? Once eaten it can not be digested and will often remain in the guts. Marine Life often will starve to death due to their stomach is filled up with indigestible plastic as well as microplastic which will go into their organs and humans will eat fish again, it’s a circle isn’t it? In every fish we find dead we bring back and dissect it we always find some kind of plastics in its stomach. Scientist already found microplastic in human organs. Not only anymore in our stomach as it was discovered in the early year of 2008. We need to cut back on single plastic use. Please help us with your donation! https://lnkd.in/g7raT3X #Ouroceans #natgeo #nature #Savetheoceans #plasticfree #Marinelifeconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #Aonang #Krabi #Thailand #DanielSasse #marinelife #cleanup #poseidondivecenter #savemarinelife #marinelifeconservation Poseidon Dive Center Ao Nang

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Today is #worldanimalday protect what you can! Here is a picture of a Manta ray which really do need protection. Some facts about manta rays. Each human has a unique fingerprint that can be used to identify them. Manta rays can be identified because each does have a unique spot pattern on their belly! Mantas give birth to a single pup at a time, after a 12.5 months gestation period. Pups are independent from birth. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #poseidondivecenter #natgeoyourshot #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Tigertail seahorse (Hippocampus comes). Its natural habitats are subtidal aquatic beds and coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #poseidondivecenter #natgeoyourshot #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter #seahorse

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Magnificent Partner Shrimp (Ancylomenes magnificus) Found at their cleaning stations over sandy bottoms often on hard corals or in the arms of tube dwelling anemones. They feed on mucus, parasites, plankton dead skin Length was 1.5cm. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #poseidondivecenter #natgeoyourshot #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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First ever Happy World Manta Day September 17th 2020. It was about time to have one day dedicated to the Angels of the sea. Some facts about manta rays. Each human has a unique fingerprint that can be used to identify them. Manta rays can be identified because each does have a unique spot pattern on their belly! Mantas give birth to a single pup at a time, after a 12.5 months gestation period. Pups are independent from birth. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter #mantaray

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Young Tigertail seahorse. A little hidden though. (Hippocampus comes). Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #poseidondivecenter #natgeoyourshot #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Today is International Whale Shark Day! Protection recognition and conservation is needed for these beautiful fish. It is the biggest fish and shark…in the world! #whaleshark Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #poseidondivecenter #natgeoyourshot #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Scuba diving incentive travel

Scuba Diving incentive travel to Thailand is a great way to motivate and reward your valuable employees. Participating companies say the return on investment shows up in the business results. A motivated team achieves higher targets, which in turn generates greater profits. Ever thought of sending your best employees to a team-building event?


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Over 6 month back was a trip to the phi phi islands and we saw this beauty. Solenostomus paradoxus the ornate ghost pipefish or harlequin ghost pipefish. They reach a maximum length of 12 cm. They vary in color from red or yellow to black. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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#Nemo Amphiprion ocellaris, false percula clownfish. All anemonefish are protandrous hermaphrodites, meaning they first develop into males and may become females later in life. Anemonefish exhibit phenotypic plasticity when males, females, and juveniles inhabit the same anemone. In an anemonefish social group, the female is the dominant and largest member, followed by the dominant male, while other anemonefish remain non-reproductive. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooters

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A few days ago on our fragile local island reefs we cleaned up lots of fishing gear and an abandoned fishing net. Thanks to all involved! We love marine life! ❤️ We take care of our precious reefs. #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #natgeo #nature #Savetheoceans #Marinelifeconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #Aonang #Krabi #Thailand #DanielSasse #marinelife

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Blacktip reef #shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus). Sharks need protection due to overfishing and bad media image. We need sharks. A healthy reef has sharks. You should be worried if you don’t see any sharks anymore on a reef! Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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The angry Amphiprion clarkii, known commonly as Clark’s anemonefish and yellowtail clownfish. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooters

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Today is shark awareness day! Humans kill 100 Mil. Sharks per year, mostly for their fins. That’s per second around 3.6 sharks killed and 0,94 born. We take them out more than 3 times faster than they can reproduce. We need the sharks it’s a reef cleaner, it eats old and sick fish. 9 people get attacked by a shark per year 8 of them survive! It is increasing though, a reason for that is that 90% of Fish stock in the open Oceans is declined, sharks don’t find enough food anymore! But that’s just my personal opinion. Nevertheless, More people get killed by a falling coconut or a soda pop machine than by a shark. Many more people get killed by starvation 8 Mio. to be exact no one cares! Or in traffic accidents 3500 people killed per day! Just amazing what TV and Medias do to us! Our new Marine Life Conservation Project is to protect our Sharks. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #Shark #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter #sharkawarenessday

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Stellate puffer or starry puffer (Arothron stellatus). one of the biggest in its family. Which grows up to 120 cm. This one was very big and very chilled and came up to my dome.. possibly has had some Model experience before. 😉 Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Giant moray (Gymnothorax javanicus) gets cleaned by a transparent cleaner shrimp. (Urocaridella antonbruunii). Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooters

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Goniobranchus annulatus is a species of sea slug, a very colourful dorid #nudibranch Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Dendrochirus brachypterus, known commonly as the Dwarf lionfish grows up to about 17 centimetres in length. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Scuba diving below a school of juvenile barracudas. They are not really shy so you can get proper close to them. . . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Pregnant tigertail #seahorse (Hippocampus comes). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch under their chest which holds from 1 – 2,000 eggs and the pregnancy takes from 1 to 4 weeks. It is estimated that only 5% of babies survive. There are 47 different species of seahorses and 14 of those were discovered in the last eight years. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #instadive #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #blueplanet #scubashooter

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Peacock mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllaru). The mantis shrimp has one of the most elaborate visual systems ever discovered. Compared to the three types of colour-receptive cones that humans possess in their eyes, the eyes of a mantis shrimp carry 16 types of colour receptive cones. Furthermore, some of these shrimp can tune the sensitivity of their long-wavelength vision to adapt to their environment. The midband region of its eye is made up of six rows of specialised ommatidia—a cluster of photoreceptor cells 12 for colour sensitivity, 4 for colour filtering. The vision of the mantis shrimp can perceive both polarised light and multispectral images. Their eyes mounted on mobile stalks and capable of moving independently of each other are similarly variably coloured and are considered to be the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. Amazing isn’t it? Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Gymnodoris rubropapulosa #nudibranch is a cannibal and if it finds a slime trail of another nudibranch it’ll follow it till it reaches its meal and then starts from the back and swallows it in whole and alive. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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This is a cave entry with a hole on the top where the sun shines through and sun rays are produced. A school of 3spot black damsel loving the sun rays too. . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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The Durban dancing shrimp Rhynchocinetes durbanensis, also known as the camel shrimp and the hingebeak prawn. Up to 4 cm in length. The shrimp is found in hollows and crevices from 5 to 35 metres deep, where it forms groups consisting of dozens of individuals. One study determined that the ovigerous females carry from 267 to 1764 eggs, and the eggs take 9 days to hatch after spawning at a temperature of 29.2 °C if the temperature is colder it’ll take more days. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild Poseidon Dive Center Ao Nang

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Today is #WorldOceanDay Apart from depleating our oceans by overfishing humans kill 100 Mil. Sharks per year, mostly for their fins. That’s around 3.6 sharks per second killed and only 0,94 born are born. We humans kill sharks more than 3 times faster than they can reproduce. We need the shark it’s a reef cleaner, it eats old and sick fish. If you would like to know more about sharks and our marine protection projects please visit https://ift.tt/3h62Ujy This is a zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) it is an Endangered species! Often mixed up with the Leopard Shark due to its Pattern. It’s called Zebra shark because as a juvenile it does have the black and white stripes of a zebra. This Zebra #Shark is 2,5m in length and is nocturnal laying on sandy patches and the seafloor during daytime. That u see one swimming during daytime is pure luck! The zebra shark is oviparous which means the female lays eggs. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotograpy #Fortheoceans #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #scubajunkies #wildlife

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Today is world environment day! The giant oceanic manta ray (Mobula birostris) is a species of ray in the family Mobulidae, and the largest type of ray in the world. It can grow to 7m in wingspan. The oceanic manta ray is considered to be vulnerable by the IUCN’s Red List of Endangered Species because its population has decreased drastically over the last twenty years due to overfishing. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild #worldenvironmentday

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Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes maculatus). Their mouth parts have evolved into finely laced fans. The crab opens and shuts these fans filtering its food. They are usually found in short hair anemone. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Tiger Cardinalfish (Cheilodipterus macrodon). What you can see in its mouth are its eggs if you look closely and zoom in. Males incubate their eggs inside their mouths, as the egg masses increase in size they can be found with wide open mouths where they shift the eggs around to aerate the egg masses. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Phestilla melanobrachia aeolid #nudibranch this is the bright orange-yellow colour form. There is also the black dark form. The colour matching the colour of the dendrophylliid coral (Tubastrea, Dendrophyllia) on which specimens are feeding. . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Solenostomus paradoxus the ornate ghost pipefish or harlequin ghost pipefish. They reach a maximum length of 12 cm. They vary in color from red or yellow to black depending on the coral it is hiding on. Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Even if you know where and what it is it’s properly camouflaged and hard to spot. But I’m sure the ones of you with a trained eye spotted the juvenile black-blotched porcupinefish (Diodon liturosus) straight away?! Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Crab on a cleaning station with transparent cleaner shrimps. I’m not sure exactly what kind of crab it is…so if you know please let me know in the comments. Picture was taken at local islands Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand, Andaman sea at 8m depth. . .Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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#happymothersday This is the offspring eggs of a Clark’s anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii). . . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Things you might only see once in your life time of scuba diving. Baby Brownbanded Bamboo #Shark 💙🦈❤️ (Chiloscyllium punctatum). This one is only 30cm in length. Protect our #sharks we need them. The oceans will not survive without sharks. They are reef cleaners. They eat old and sick fish and keep the numbers in check. . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Pteraeolidia ianthina, is a remarkable aeolid nudibranch which are way ahead of man in harnessing solar energy. Pteraeolidia has evolved a method of capturing and farming microscopic plants (zooxanthellae) in its own body. The plants flourish in this protected environment and as they convert the sun’s energy into sugars, they pass a significant proportion on to the nudibranch for its own use. . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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A Map puffer (Arothron mappa) on a cleaning station if you look closely you can see the transparent cleaner shrimps sitting/cleaning the puffer. . . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Surgeon fish are so hard to identify but I think this is the orangespine surgeon fish (Naso lituratus). . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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Who likes Nemo? Amphiprion ocellaris, false percula clownfish. All anemonefish are protandrous hermaphrodites, meaning they first develop into males and may become females later in life. Anemonefish exhibit phenotypic plasticity when males, females, and juveniles inhabit the same anemone. In an anemonefish social group, the female is the dominant and largest member, followed by the dominant male, while other anemonefish remain non-reproductive. . . . Taken by #Underwaterphotographer #DanielSasse #yourshotphotographer #Scubadiving #Aonang #Krabi #photooftheday #Marinelifeprotection #Ouroceans #Underwaterphotography #natgeo #nature #uwpic #Savetheoceans #Marineconservation #Oceandefender #Saveourseas #underwaterlife #fish #ecowarrior #natgeowild

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