Terms
Overview

This course is designed to give the diver the necessary skills and knowledge for establishing and maintaining Salt Water aquariums.

(This is not a PADI Specialty course.)

Prerequisites

Prerequisite certification is PADI Open Water Diver or an equivalent certification. The Fish Identification Course is recommended.

Minimum Age

12

Class Description
  • Classroom Lectures will cover:
    1. Aquarium Construction Ideas
    2. Maintenance
    3. Capture Techniques
    4. Transporting
    5. Decompression Techniques
    6. Oxygen Use
    7. Bagging Fish
  • Open Water Dive(s)
Equipment Requirements:
  • Full SCUBA including submersible pressure gauge and an alternate air source
  • Compass
  • Dive Knife
  • Whistle
  • Depth Gauge
  • Dive Timer
  • Slate with Pencil
  • Goody Bag
  • Collecting Net
Before Class:
Cost

$105.00 First day includes beach dive.
$165.00 Second day includes half-day boat dive.
$270.00 Total for both days.

 

Click here for training schedule.

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