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Shark Guardian at Oceans 5

Dive Resort Oceans 5 invited a few weeks ago shark guardians at Gili Air in Indonesia Continue reading

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Scuba diving for kids Gili Islands

Bubblemaker Why PADI Bubblemaker? The PADI Bubblemaker lets children as young as 8 years old experience the thrill of scuba diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor in the safety of our very own special designed for scuba diving … Continue reading

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Facts about Unicorn Tangs

Interesting Facts About Unicorn Tangs Unicorn tangs or Naso unicornis are members of the family Acanthuridae commonly refer to as surgeonfish. There are 80 species in 6 different genera in this family. All have one distinguishing characteristic. They have sharp … Continue reading

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Facts about Goatfish

a href=”http://www.oceans5dive.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/goat-fish-gili-islands.jpg”> Goatfish (Mullidae) Goatfish are common in all tropical and warm temperate seas, like around the Gili Islands, Lombok, Indonesia, forming an integral component of the reef fish community throughout the Indo Pacific region. Their distincive appearance includes a … Continue reading

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whale shark around the Gili Islands

Yesterday the phone was ringing. At the otherside of the phone i heard one of my dive instructors, Jmal, and he was very excited. The conservation went like this: S: “Hello Jmal” J: “Sander, A WHALE SHARK, we are snorkeling … Continue reading

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Facts about Anthias

Anthias (Anthinae) Anthias , much smaller than their grouper relatives, also play an important role in the reef community. Anthias in particular are very abundant in terms of number of individuals and often form huge mid water feeding aggregations, especially … Continue reading

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Reef Clean Up Gili Air with Oceans 5

Yesterday Oceans 5 dive resort organized another reef clean up. Instructor Phil, Divemaster Yvonne and Divemaster Trainee Budi took care of 7 other divers who wanted to help. The clean up started at 16.00. At that time the preparation started … Continue reading

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Whats the primary benefit of using enriched air (nitrox)?

Why Nitrox? Nitrox exposes you to less nitogen. This has the advantages of longer allowable bottom times, less need to push the air no decompression limits and less overall nitogen load when making multiple dives. Oceans 5 dive resort offers … Continue reading

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Facts about Trumpetfish

TRUMPETFISH (Aulostomus chinensis) Also known as Trumpet, Atlantic Trumpetfish, Caribbean Trumpetfish, Trumpeter and Painted Flutemouth. You can find them everywhere around the Gili Islands when you are snorkeling or divinvg. The Trumpetfish can be recognised by its long body, tubular … Continue reading

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What is coral bleaching?

What is coral bleaching? A coral colony is made up of numerous individual coral polyps. Corals use their tentacles to feed on zooplankton, but depend primarily on microscopic, algae known as zooxanthellae located inside their tissues to provide them with … Continue reading

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